As Alibaba prepares for its IPO and Tencent aggressively pushes its WeChat messenger all over the world, it’s easy for folks in the west to forget that there’s another Asian internet giant gunning for a broader global presence – Japan’s Rakuten.
Li Guangda, who hails from the coastal city of Tianjin in northern China, completed his PhD at the NUS School of Computing in 2011. He is now the Chief Technology Officer at ViSenze, a start-up he co-founded with Professor Chua Tat-Seng.
Co-innovation - collaborating to introduce new ideas or methods - between startups and large organizations (LO) is begining to see acceptance here, even as observers question its feasibility and look for deeper roles from the players and government.
Tech in Asia shares their newest round of featured startups for the week. Companies to watch out for include ViSenze from Singapore, Mercari from Japan, Hike from India, and SplitMedia Labs from Hong Kong.
Ever passed a well-dressed person on the street and wished you could buy a similar outfit? ViSenze can help you do just that.
ICT companies get the opportunity to showcase their solutions and receive professional feedback from business and IT leaders, academia and VCs.
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 from Digital News Asia speaks to ViSenze.
E-commerce site Rakuten Taiwan has partnered with visual search platform ViSenze to bring the startup’s visual search technology to Rakuten’s fashion shopping discovery feature.