The field of Artificial Intelligence (AI) is moving fast and is full of possibilities. Over the duration of Horizon 2020, €2.6 billion have been invested on AI-related areas. Parallel to that is the growing need of trust. Blockchain is fundamentally a technology that enables trust, but developing it comes with great challenges. The municipality of The Hague and YES!Delft understand difficulties of getting AI or blockchain technologies to the market. Therefore, they joined forces and provide an AI/Blockchain Validation Lab to offer the right framework for your startup to succeed. WhatThe municipality of The Hague and YES!Delft join forces to provide a 10-week AI/Blockchain Validation Lab to help you find your product/market fit and talk to 100+ potential customers. Get access to the ecosystem including the right political connections in The Hague and YES!Delfts startup network. For whoStartups with at least two committed founders / decision makers looking to focus on the market fit for their AI or Blockchain based solutions. WhyYES!Delft and The Hague understand the opportunity and the challenges that AI or Blockchain technologies bring – bringing together the key ingredients in one environment: a proven startup ecosystem together with the political connections of The Hague, the network of YES!Delft and the links to TU Delft. Important datesApplication deadline – January 10, 2020 Selection day – January 28, 2020 Start date – February 10, 2020 End date – April 24, 2020 The program proved to be an essential step for Chris R. Dawe and his startup Effect.AI.