The National University of Singapore (NUS) said it has spun off a new startup called 6Estates from the NUS-Tsinghua Extreme Search Centre (NExT), the research centre it jointly established with Tsinghua University of China.
India’s online marketplace powerhouse Flipkart has started rolling out image search on its mobile app, using technology from Singapore’s ViSenze for visual search and image recognition.
It’s been a great year for Singapore-based visual recognition solutions startup ViSenze, with a bevy of awards and new customers coming its way, capped off by a successful funding drive and penetration into new markets. Gabey Goh has the story.
Eight of the 10 regional finalists from South-East Asia and Australia/ New Zealand for EmTech Singapore are either based in Singapore or work in Singaporean research institutes, the conference organiser said in a statement.
The entrepreneurship journey is never easy and requires certain types of personality and select ingredients for success, noted the panellists at the Sept 24 DNA-TeAM Disrupt discussion on ‘Meet the Disruptors.’
DNA-TeAM Disrupt makes its maiden trip to Cyberjaya next Wednesday (Sept 24) when Telekom Malaysia R&D plays host and sponsor to the 23rd edition of the monthly panel discussion series.
Rakuten Ventures has announced the launch of a US$100-million global investment fund that will target investments in startups and companies in Israel, Asia Pacific and the United States.
ViSenze Pte Ltd announced it has closed a US$3.5-million Series A round of financing led by Rakuten Ventures, the corporate venture capital unit of Rakuten Inc, with participation also from new investors Walden International and UOB Venture Management.
A startup sprung from the NExT Research Centre, a collaboration between the National University of Singapore and Tsinghua University of China, is seeking to help both users and businesses make sense of an increasingly visual online world. Gabey Goh speaks to ViSenze.
ViSenze Pte Ltd said it has partnered with Taiwan Rakuten Ichiba Inc, a subsidiary of Japan e-commerce giant Rakuten Group, to launch a visual fashion search and recognition service on the latter’s social and shopping sites in Taiwan.