Singapore-based AI-empowered data platform Sentient.io has received a Series A funding led by Japanese digital media Digital Garage Group, together with a corporate VC firm of TV station Asahi Broadcasting Group Holdings Corporation, ABC Dream Ventures.
Joining the round are deep tech accelerator Leave a Nest Group.
The company said it intends to use the new fund to scale the platform to the global market, especially to fulfil the surging demand for the Digital Transformation from Japanese corporations.
Sentient.io offers a built AI and Data Platform which seeks to empower software developers to pick from its pre-trained AI microservices that can help them to create smart applications which are powered by AI and for big data owners, like telcos, manufacturers, government, and mass media companies to generate the new values from their data asset.
Christopher Yeo, Founder and CEO of Sentient.io, said: “Sentient.io will continue to raise funds from the international financial markets to enable us to expand our talent in research, sales, and engineering with a strategic focus on developing businesses in the Urban Living, Digital Economy, and Next Generation Wellness industries as an AI service provider.”
Yeo also added that the company plans to expand into Indonesia and the U.S.
To-date, the Company has raised more than US$5 million investment since its inception in May 2017.