Posts Tagged: visenze


Rakuten Ventures managing partner Saemin Ahn: “No one should tell you what your vision is about.”

Rakuten just launched a $100M fund for startups. Here’s why the company is more than just “Japan’s Amazon”

As Alibaba prepares for its IPO and Tencent aggressively pushes its WeChat messenger all over the world, it’s easy for folks in the we...

  • June 30, 2014
  • at 4:02 pm
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Why Rakuten acquired Viki, and what it could acquire next

News broke yesterday that Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten acquired Singapore-based video site Viki for a reported $200 million. While peop...

  • September 3, 2013
  • at 9:38 am
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Image recognition startup ViSenze gets $3.5 million from Rakuten Ventures and other new investors

Visuals are now at the forefront of the Internet, with Pinterest, Instagram, and Tumblr becoming popular sites to consume content. Yet searc...

  • February 19, 2014
  • at 1:00 pm
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Rakuten Taiwan Gets Visual, Lets You Find Fashion From Photos

E-commerce site Rakuten Taiwan has partnered with visual search platform ViSenze today to bring the startup’s visual search technology to ...

  • July 3, 2013
  • at 3:21 pm
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