The company of Sentient Technologies has been around since 2007. It was formerly known as Genetic Finance Holding Ltd. before it did a major rebranding and delved into AI or artificial intelligence. The Sentient Technologies has its headquarters set up in the city of San Francisco. It was established by collaborative founder Antoine Blondeau, who is also the chairman of the company, and Babak Hodjat, who is the chief executive officer (CEO) of Sentient Technologies, as well as Adam Cheyer who later moved in and created the beginnings of Siri.
Sentient Technologies has come out with two products so far called Sentient Aware and SentientAscend. The company has generated more than 140 million of funding so far since its inception. In 2016, The business of Sentient Technologies became the best funded company in the world. The business of Sentient Technologies is focused firmly on e-commerce as well as online content, and trading. The company runs the largest resource on distributed artificial intelligence.
The Series A funding round raised two million for the company, and in series B the figure jumped up drastically to 38 million, being led by Horizons Ventures. Series C raised the business up to 103 million dollars which kickstarted the creation of the products that Sentient Technologies is offering so far.
The first products that Sentient Technologies launched was Sentient Ascend. The product came out in 2016. It is based on SaaS AI (Software as a Service). It has the purpose of increasing the conversion rate online through optimizing the platform. The functions of Sentient AI is based largely on the AI methods which are used in the financial tech IP of the product.
The platform that Sentient Technologies has created combines computation processes which mimic biological evolution and deep learning, based on the makings of a nervous system. The CPU core capacity for the Sentient Technologies platform is as much as two million. It runs 5 000 GU cards throughout 4 000 physical sites all around the world. All of this makes the Sentient Technologies platform one of the largest ones dedicated to artificial intelligence.
To put it simply, the platform of Sentient Technologies links a vast number of computers together, speaking hundreds of thousands of those. The platform combines them into a single machine which then runs a machine-learning software. What the platform created by Sentient Technologies can do is direct the work of as many as two million processor cores towards the same problem.