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KanKan AI Platform Receives Top Ranking at Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition in Sichuan, China

August 27, 2018 at 9:55 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS, Aug. 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Remark Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: MARK), a diversified global technology company with leading artificial intelligence (AI) solutions and digital media properties, including Vegas.com, today announced that KanKan AI placed third in the Electronic Information category at the 7th Annual China Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition in the Sichuan region.  KanKan's top-three ranking has earned the company a spot at the national finals competition that is set to take place in the fourth quarter of 2018.  The China Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition is the largest, highest-profile and most influential entrepreneurship competition in China with over 30,000 total participants and only 200 participants advancing to the national finals. The competition is jointly sponsored by the Ministry of Science and Technology, the Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of Education, the National Network Information Office, and the National Federation of Industry and Commerce.  

KanKan was awarded a top-ranking by judges who were convinced by the company's technological demonstrations, strong business model, and use cases that are applicable across multiple industries including finance, retail, entertainment, education, and workplace & public safety.

"We're proud of our third-place finish at the China Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition in Sichuan, and that our KanKan AI technology is being recognized as a leading AI solution in China," said Kai-Shing Tao, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Remark Holdings.  "This award is an important recognition of the innovations we are bringing to market and affirms the work we are doing to apply AI solutions across multiple industries.  I would like to thank our hardworking team for this accomplishment, and we look forward to representing the Sichuan region at the national finals competition later this year."

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Remark Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: MARK) delivers an integrated suite of AI solutions that enable businesses and organizations to solve problems, reduce risk and deliver positive outcomes.  The company's easy-to-install AI products are being rolled out in a wide range of applications within the retail, financial, public safety and workplace arenas.  The company also owns and operates digital media properties that deliver relevant, dynamic content and ecommerce solutions. The company is headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada, with additional operations in Los Angeles, California and in Beijing, Shanghai, Chengdu and Hangzhou, China. For more information, please visit the company's website at www.remarkholdings.com.

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Company Contact:
Kai-Shing Tao
Remark Holdings, Inc.
stao@remarkholdings.com
702-701-9514

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The Plunkett Group, Inc.
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