TOKYO -- Appier, a Taiwanese startup specializing in artificial intelligence, on Wednesday said it has raised $33 million from a group of investors that includes Japanese technology conglomerate SoftBank Group.
Appier co-founder and CEO Yu Chih-han told The Nikkei he expects synergies from the financial partnership, though he said specific plans have yet to be finalized. The startup appears keen to open a second research facility over in Singapore.
The business has raised over $82 million to date, including the latest round of funding. Its expertise includes digital advertising technology.