Singapore's AI start-ups speed ahead

AI companies are getting more funding and support as Singapore charges on in its drive to become a smart nation

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Local artificial intelligence (AI) start-ups are sprouting up and finding their footing with AI applications in the areas of network analytics, speech recognition, video analytics and more.

Government-owned venture firm SGInnovate said it has invested $40 million in 70 local and foreign deep-tech start-ups since November 2017, of which around 40 per cent are AI companies.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 30, 2019, with the headline Singapore's AI start-ups speed ahead. Subscribe