2019.10.07 Nikkei tie-up with Singaporean tech start-up DC Frontiers to enhance Nikkei-FT joint information service scoutAsia

Nikkei Inc. ("Nikkei") has entered into a business and capital tie-up with DC Frontiers Pte Ltd ("DCF"), an AI tech start-up headquartered in Singapore. Nikkei has acquired 14.79% of outstanding shares in DCF, which will support the product development of scoutAsia, a data and news service launched by Nikkei and the Financial Times ("FT") last year. DCF will use its sophisticated AI technology to enhance scoutAsia's news monitoring and corporate information search functions.