SenseTime

SenseTime is a Chinese deep learning start-up that develops face recognition technology that can be applied to payment and picture analysis, which could be used, for instance, on bank card verification and security systems.

SenseTime is the world’s most valuable artificial intelligence (AI) unicorn focused on computer vision and deep learning.

SenseTime was founded in 2014 by Xu Xiaolan and is based in Beijing, China. It has offices in Beijing, Shenzhen, Shanghai, Chengdu, Hangzhou, Hong Kong, Kyoto and Tokyo.

SenseTime's products serve over hundreds of well-known companies and government agencies, across a wide range of industries including security, finance, smartphones, mobile Internet, robotics, and automobile. It is regarded as the world's biggest startup company in artificial intelligence. 

SenseTime Ranked fifth in China Money Network's China AI Top 10 Ranking in 2017, SenseTime currently provides its face recognition technology toover 400 well- known companies and government agencies including Honda、Qualcomm、China Mobile, UnionPay, Huawei, Xiaomi, OPPO, vivo, and Weibo.

SenseTime’s technological presence can be felt in a number of industries including security, finance, smartphones, mobile Internet, robotics, and automobile. It is the perfect example of Chinese intelligent manufacturing bringing wisdom to the entire world.

SenseTime has secured their "Series D" funding of a whopping amount $1B from SB China Venture Capital on Sep 10, 2018 at a valuation of $7.7B. That made them the Most Valuable AI Startup.

 

SenseTime is backed back world's top investment firms including SB China Venture Capital, HOPU Investment Management Company, Qualcomm Ventures, Silver Lake Partners, Tiger Global Management, Alibaba Group, Qualcomm Etc. 

 

 

  • Year founded: 2014
  • Funding Info: $2.6B in 7 Funding Rounds (Last Funding Type: Series D)- SenseTime has also made over 5 investments worth of over $1.5B to date!
  • Yearly Revenue: $200M+ (2018)
  • Employee Size: 501-1000
  • Business Valuation: Valued at $7.7B as of Sep 10, 2018
  • City/Town: Beijing
  • State: Beijing
  • Country: China
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