Founded in 2011, iKala is a team focused on AI / Multimedia technologies, having 6 years experience in OTT, and is soon recognized by Google after launch, getting the first “Google Cloud Platform Ready” badge in Asia.
Straas is a video PaaS platform that enables customers to build their own online video applications without investing heavily into development, saving R&D costs and shortening time to market significantly. Straas is a team of 60 with 30+ experienced engineers specializing in video streaming technologies.
Straas was soon recognized by Google after launch, and got the first “Google Cloud Platform Ready” badge in Asia. Straas was thus further included into Google’s ecosystem by being selected as “Google Cloud Premier Partner” with early access to Google’s latest AI and cloud technologies.
Straas had successfully raised several rounds of funding from well-known angel investors, Cherubic Ventures, and Gamania. We are also expanding R&D efforts (computer vision, natural language processing, and chatbot), and for building global sales force focusing on video PaaS markets in Southeast Asia, Japan, and Europe.
Taiwan Institution for Information Industry Cloud Industry Services Group 2016 Outstanding Vendor Award
Taiwan Association for Joyfulness in Organization and Your Life Joyful Business Badge
2015 Google Play Best Apps of the Year
The 14th Taiwan Ministry of Economic Affairs Industrial Development Bureau Business Startup Award Silver Award
The 1st Taipei City Government Department of Economic Development Distinguished Business Award
Taiwan Ministry of Economic Affairs Industrial Development Bureau Young Generation - Golden Young Award
Taipei Computer Association TCA 2014 Top 100 Innovation Award
Taiwan Ministry of Culture Cultural and Creative Star Organization Value-Added Creativity Competition Most Popular Award
APP01 2013 Chinese Mobile App Awards Applied Technology Category Gold Award
Taiwan Ministry of Economic Affairs Department of Commerce Golden Network Award Market Operation Innovation Category Silver Award
Taiwan Design Center Golden Pin Design Award Golden Pin Design Award Badge
The 5th Golden Technology Trend Award Cloud Services Category Gold Award
Business Next 2012 Meet NEO STAR Demo Show Jury Prize 3rd Prize