Press Releases

ViSenze Releases Visual Commerce Platform for Digital Content Publishers and Brands

07 March 2017

NEW YORK - (BUSINESS WIRE) - ViSenze, the artificial intelligence company that develops breakthrough visual technology for e-commerce and digital businesses, today announced the availability of its Visual Commerce Platform. The solution, powered by the company’s proven visual intelligence technology, enables publishers to monetize their editorial image and video content while preserving the user experience.


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New Data Shows Importance of Artificial Intelligence for Better Shopping Experiences

22 February 2017

NEW YORK - (BUSINESS WIRE) - ViSenze, the artificial intelligence company that develops breakthrough visual technology for e-commerce and digital businesses, today released data on the rising demand for visual search and discovery capabilities. In 2016, ViSenze processed over 350 million image queries on shopping platforms around the globe - a 250 percent increase over 2015. This means nearly one million queries a day were generated by shoppers on shopping platforms around the world.


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ViSenze, The Global Leader For AI Powered Visual Shopping, Raises USD 10.5 Million In Series B Funding

15 September 2016

ViSenze, the Artificial Intelligence company that develops breakthrough visual technology for e-commerce and digital businesses, announced today that it has successfully completed a USD 10.5 million Series B round. The financing will be used to invest further in the company’s proprietary image recognition technology, expand headcount and grow its international offices.

The funding was led by Rakuten Ventures, the venture capital arm of Internet giant Rakuten, and 2 co-lead investors: WI Harper Group - a leader in cross-border investment between United States and China, and Enspire Capital – a venture capital firm that focuses on early stage technology startups in United States and Asia.

Other participating investors include SPH Media Fund, the investment arm of media company - Singapore Press Holdings (SPH), FengHe Fund Management - an Asian alternative asset management firm founded by Alibaba ex-CTO John Wu, Raffles Venture Partners, Phillip Private Equity, and UOB Venture Management.


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ViSenze brings visual search to a whole new level with breakthrough technology that intelligently detects and identifies objects in images

28 January 2016

A pioneer in machine intelligence, ViSenze has launched the most advanced SaaS visual search technology by enhancing it with a new Automatic Object Recognition feature. It enables detection and classification of products in images, making the process of searching using images easier and faster for end consumers.

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ViSenze announces strategic expansion into the US with new office and key hires

25 November 2015

ViSenze, a leading machine intelligence company offering visual search and image recognition solutions, has established a presence in San Francisco and made key appointments on both the East and West coasts to lead sales and customer service efforts in North America.

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ViSenze takes Gold Award at the 4th ASEAN ICT Awards 2015

3 December 2015

ViSenze, a pioneer in visual search and image recognition technology, took the coveted Gold Award (Private Sector category) at the ASEAN ICT Awards (AICTA) 2015 ceremony held on 26 November 2015 in Danang city, Vietnam.

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ViSenze wins Most Promising Startup Award at Emerging Enterprise 2015

25 September 2015

With heavy R&D in machine intelligence and new business milestones like acquiring e-commerce giant Flipkart as customer and launching automated product tagging, ViSenze was awarded as Most Promising Startup at the Emerging Enterprise 2015 Gala Dinner held in Singapore.

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ViSenze Chief Scientist wins prestigious ACM SIGMM Award

30 October 2015

The prestigious ACM Special Interest Group on Multimedia (SIGMM) award for Outstanding Technical Contributions to Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications is given in recognition of Prof. Chua Tat-Seng's pioneering contributions to the field.

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ViSenze partners with Flipkart to bring image search to mobile shoppers in India

2 July 2015

India's largest online marketplace, Flipkart, started rolling out image search on its mobile app to revolutionize the shopping experience, using ViSenze technology for visual search and image recognition.

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ViSenze wins prestigious National Infocomm Award 2014

24 November 2014

ViSenze is named a winner for the Category of Most Innovative Infocomm Product/Solution for its visual search technology, which is evaluated based on the product's innovativeness, use of advanced technology, ease of use, market presence, business impact and relevance to Singapore's Smart Nation vision. 

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ViSenze wins 2014 Red Herring Top 100 Global Award

24 November 2014

ViSenze has been selected as a winner for Red Herring 2014 Top 100 Global award, a prestigious recognition honoring the year's most audacious and far-reaching private technology companies and entrepreneurs from across the globe.

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ViSenze wins 2014 Red Herring Top 100 Asia Award

29 August 2014

National University of Singapore (NUS) technology spin-off, ViSenze, is gaining rapid international recognition by winning a place on the 2014 Red Herring Top 100 Asia Award, a prestigious list honoring the year's most promising private technology ventures from Asia. 

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ViSenze announces US$3.5 million Series A funding

19 February2014

ViSence today announced it has closed a US$3.5 million Series A round of financing led by Rakuten Ventures, with participation from new investors Walden International and UOB Venture Management.

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ViSenze showcases intelligent visual technology at Samsung Annual Suwon Technology Exhibition 2013

28 October 2013

ViSenze was invited by Samsung Electronics to showcase its award-winning visual recognition and search technology at the Samsung Annual Suwon Technology Exhibition 2013. 

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ViSenze wins Emerging Technology Award

14 October 2013

National University of Singapore (NUS) spin-off company, ViSenze, was presented with the Silver Award in the category of Emerging Technology at the SiTF 2013 Awards Ceremony and ICT Industry Gala Dinner held on 10 October 2013.

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ViSenze, a NUS spin-off company, partners internet giant Rakuten to create visual search driven e-commerce in Taiwan

3 July 2013

ViSenze today announced that it has partnered with Taiwan Rakuten Ichiba, Inc., a subsidiary of Rakuten Group to launch a state-of-the-art visual fashion search and recognition service on Rakuten's social and shopping sites in Taiwan.

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