SME Spotlight

Taiger, Taiger burning bright on AI front

Firm has turned tech's potential into real gains, such as cost savings and better service

Mr Sinuhe Arroyo founded Taiger eight years ago as a spin-off from his research in AI. The firm has developed three products: a chatbot, an enterprise search tool and an information extraction tool. And it has ambitious growth plans - it raised $8 mi
Mr Sinuhe Arroyo founded Taiger eight years ago as a spin-off from his research in AI. The firm has developed three products: a chatbot, an enterprise search tool and an information extraction tool. And it has ambitious growth plans - it raised $8 million last August, with the funds going towards Taiger's sales and research and development efforts, as well as global expansion. ST PHOTO: JONATHAN CHOO
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Artificial intelligence (AI) is being bandied about as the latest buzzword in almost every sector. Singapore-based AI company Taiger is among the few that has managed to turn the technology's potential into real gains.

The company's products include a tool that can help banks slash office costs by more than 80 per cent, as well as a multilingual chatbot whose talents include processing Singlish.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 07, 2018, with the headline SME Spotlight: Taiger, Taiger burning bright on AI front. Subscribe