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November 2021

Know your customer: How AI is helping businesses perform virtual client identity verification in seconds – saving time and money

2021-11-10T01:25:22+00:00

Skymind, the world’s first AI ecosystem builder, recently announced its partnership with NEC Corporation, a leader in the integration of IT and network technologies. The union will help pave the way for faster, more efficient business procedures when it comes to identity verification. Shawn Tan, CEO of Skymind, explains what this means for the

Know your customer: How AI is helping businesses perform virtual client identity verification in seconds – saving time and money2021-11-10T01:25:22+00:00

August 2021

FinTech: AI and the future of financial services

2021-11-10T01:28:29+00:00

AI has given birth to the fintech industry, making digital transactions and data aggregation a new way of life, but what does the future hold? Algorithms were the first form of technology in the financial services sector. In 1986, APEX (Applied Expert Systems) introduced PlanPower, a commercially applied AI financial technology that was used

FinTech: AI and the future of financial services2021-11-10T01:28:29+00:00

The IPCC climate change report: How is the fintech community responding?

2021-09-21T07:16:25+00:00

A ‘code red for humanity’ has been declared, in the form of the first major review of climate change since 2013, and the sixth report from the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) – published on Monday. In response, the fintech community has called for further collaboration, and widespread investment in natural capital

The IPCC climate change report: How is the fintech community responding?2021-09-21T07:16:25+00:00

July 2021

News and Views: Skymind’s Insights from the World of AI

2021-11-16T01:39:32+00:00

The past couple of months have been hugely exciting for Skymind, so let’s take a look back at some of our key highlights and media coverage across May, June and July. Leading the way of course was our co-organising and hosting of the inaugural World AI Conference in South East Asia (WAIC 2021 SEA)

News and Views: Skymind’s Insights from the World of AI2021-11-16T01:39:32+00:00

Skymind targets the UK with its $800M AI investment fund

2021-09-21T07:16:09+00:00

Skymind, which bills itself as the world’s first dedicated AI ecosystem builder, is focusing on the UK with its $800 million AI investment fund. Although the fund is global, the restrictions of the Covid-19 pandemic meant that much of the focus was geographically near the Malaysian base of its leadership team. However, having announced their

Skymind targets the UK with its $800M AI investment fund2021-09-21T07:16:09+00:00

Why Europe Is Now The Most Attractive Market For AI Investors

2021-11-16T02:47:47+00:00

Shawn Tan, CEO, Skymind When we decided to launch our first investment fund for AI companies last year, we had our heart set on Europe and specifically the UK. There were many reasons for this. London’s strength as a location for raising capital and tax incentives is a mainstay of its competitive offer for business.

Why Europe Is Now The Most Attractive Market For AI Investors2021-11-16T02:47:47+00:00

June 2021

How AI has helped in the transportation of vaccine delivery for COVID-19

2021-11-17T09:58:38+00:00

While driverless trucks may once have seemed like a vision from far off in the future, rapid developments in artificial intelligence and machine learning have placed us on the brink of a new automation age, starting with how we transport goods. Although the logistics sector can sometimes fall behind other early-adopting industries, a 2017 McKinsey

How AI has helped in the transportation of vaccine delivery for COVID-192021-11-17T09:58:38+00:00

Why new EU rules around artificial intelligence are vital to the development of the sector

2021-11-17T09:58:17+00:00

Shawn Tan, CEO of global AI ecosystem builder Skymind, explains why the European Union’s new rules on artificial intelligence are a good thing. European Union (EU) lawmakers have introduced new rules that will shape how companies use artificial intelligence (AI). The rules are the first of their kind to introduce regulation to

Why new EU rules around artificial intelligence are vital to the development of the sector2021-11-17T09:58:17+00:00

Skymind Holdings Berhad appoints Datuk Yasmin Mahmood as its new Chairperson to open new growth chapter

2021-11-16T02:55:01+00:00

KUALA LUMPUR, April 14, 2021 — Skymind Holdings Berhad, a global leader in Artificial Intelligence (AI), today announced the appointment of Datuk Yasmin Mahmood as its Chairperson as the Group embarks on its next growth chapter. With a presence in 17 countries, including Germany, Japan and the United Kingdom, Skymind’s innovative technologies serve as

Skymind Holdings Berhad appoints Datuk Yasmin Mahmood as its new Chairperson to open new growth chapter2021-11-16T02:55:01+00:00

Starting a career in AI young

2021-11-15T08:29:41+00:00

Becoming an AI engineer at 17 is no mean feat but that is what Luqman Fairuz, Skymind engineering department’s youngest recruit, has achieved. Armed with A Levels qualification and looking forward to studying economics abroad, Luqman’s fate took a different turn when the Covid-19 pandemic disrupted his plans last year. His interest in AI

Starting a career in AI young2021-11-15T08:29:41+00:00