Westpac, IAG sign on as Hyper Anna gets funding from Reinventure, Airtree

Hyper Anna’s co-founders and leadership team Sam Zheng,Kent Tian and Natalie Nguyen have built the company in less than a year. A Sydney-based startup, which has created an artificial intelligence virtual data scientist to answer questions about information in corporate systems, has signed on financial services giants Westpac and IAG as customers and closed its first funding round. Hyper Anna is best described as being like Apple’s Siri or Microsoft’s Cortana virtual assistants, sat over the top of any company’s databases, meaning clients can ask plain English questions about their business’ performance. It has closed its first external seed funding round of $1.25 million from Westpac’s venture capital arm, Reinventure and AirTree Ventures, which it will use to hire more data scientists and developers ahead of plans to expand to…


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