Sentiance joins forces with Realize Mobile Communications (RMC), a leading Japanese provider of mobile solutions and a member of the SoftBank Group, to develop joint offerings in the Japanese market.
Established in 2012 and headquartered in Antwerpen, Sentiance is a data science company turning IOT sensor data into rich insights about people’s behavior and real-time context. Sentiance’s technology is used in insurance, health, mobility, smart home, connected car, and commerce applications.
The new deal with Realize Mobile Communications closely follows an earlier financing round of €8 million led by Volta Ventures together with co-investor KPN Ventures in June 2017. Notably, that Realize Mobile Communications is a member of the SoftBank Group. The latter is one of the most active and wealthy investors in the world.
"This partnership will increase adoption of Sentiance powered solutions in key verticals in Japan."
Toon Vanparys, CEO of Sentiance, comments on the new partnership, "We are very happy to announce this significant commercial and marketing partnership with RMC. We look forward to working with RMC to develop the Japanese market and reinforce our leadership as the reference in AI-powered solutions for behavioral intelligence."
Vanparys believes that this partnership will increase adoption of Sentiance powered solutions in Japan and will empower companies across mobility, insurance, and commerce to provide hyper-personalized customer experiences that adapt to people’s lifestyle and real-time context.
Speaking after the signing of the agreement, Masato Sakatani, CEO of RMC says, “We believe that Sentiance technology will be widely accepted and respected in various areas of the Japanese market, and we are more than happy to be able to work together with them, creating new services and empowering companies.“