After two years in the making, aiconix was founded by Eugen Gross and Aleksander Koleski in 2018. The initial goal of the two founders was to ease the content production process by using artificial intelligence to make accurate predictions about how well video content will perform online – before it is published.

New aingine Features

September 10, 2019

aiconix deploys new, custom-made aingine features: „aidvice”, ”faice” and „slackbot”.

Seed Round

August 23, 2019

aiconix secures another round of seed funding.

Cannes

May 21, 2019

aiconix is selected as 1 of 12 start-ups at the first ever „Media Meets Tech Day” in Cannes.

Forbes Magazine

April 5, 2019

aiconix is listed in Forbes Magazine in the Top 30 DACH region start-ups in the field of AI/ML.

SXSW

March 13, 2019

aiconix receives grant to attend South by South West.

BERLINALE

February 7, 2019

aiconix was selected as one of ten Start-ups worldwide to attend the European Film Market (EFM) Startups 2019 at the Berlinale

TEAM

December 31, 2018

New members joined our team – by the end of the year 18 people work at aiconix

MVP

November 9, 2018

After the prototype was completed in spring, aiconix tests and iterates its MVP with first customers

INNOVATION AWARD

October 5, 2018

aiconix wins the DiG Innovation Award at the DiG Publishing Lisbon

LEGAL STATUS CHANGE

September 28, 2018

aiconix UG changes name to aiconix GmbH

SEED ROUND

September 28, 2018

aiconix secures the first round of seed funding

INNO RAMP UP

July 3, 2018

aiconix secures government funding for innovation from the InnoRampUp Program (IFB Hamburg) with a runtime from August 2018 to July 2019

NEXT MEDIA ACCELERATOR

June 22, 2018

next media accelerator invests in aiconix

ORACLE GLOBAL STARTUP ECOSYSTEM

May 1, 2018

aiconix is invited to join Oracle’s Global Startup Ecosystem which supports startups with access to the Oracle Cloud and their latest technologies in addition to development and architecture advisory

FOUNDING

April 13, 2018

The partnership agreement is is formalized and aiconix UG is recorded in the commercial register

PROTOTYPE

April 2, 2018

After one year of diligent development work the first prototype is finished

TEAM

February 1, 2018

aiconix hires first employees that help the business grow with their far-reaching expertise

SLUSH

November 30, 2017

End of November 2017 aiconix pitches its’ business idea on one of the biggest startup conferences in Northern Europe – Slush in Helsinki. aiconix connects with key players of the media and tech scene

PRESENTATION

October 15, 2017

On their very first public appearance at the Photoindustrie-Verband (PIV) Startup Day 2017 aiconix made it to third place. The idea to match video content to various target groups before it is published convinced the jury

EXIST FOUNDERS GRANT

July 1, 2017

aiconix receives the EXIST founders support with a runtime from July 2017 to June 2018. The program supports students, alumni and scientists and their innovative, tech-based founding projects which have a significant USP and a good chance for commercial success

BRAINSTORMING

September 21, 2016

Eugen Gross and Aleksander Koleski meet for a first brainstorming session. They quickly realize that they want to combine their film-making knowledge with their neuro-informatics expertise to improve the content production process of online videos with the help of AI

MASTER THESIS

February 5, 2016

Eugen Gross writes his master thesis with the title „Optimization of moving image content in publisher houses – a project to increase the retention time of users with help of qualitative methods”