Lynk, a “Knowledge-as-a-Service” (KaaS) company, closed a funding round of undisclosed amount.
The round was led by MassMutual Ventures Southeast Asia (MMV SEA), with participation from Alibaba Entrepreneurs Fund and Wavemaker Partners.
The company intends to use the funds to continue to expand its business reach.
Led by Peggy Choi, CEO and Founder, Lynk is a “Software-as-a-Service” (SaaS) platform built on an expert network. This allows customers to access expertise and insights from advisors to innovate, enter new markets, and understand business risk and evaluate opportunities. The company’s KaaS technology platform utilizes natural language processing, conversational AI analytics, and machine learning with human-in-the-loop to enable expert knowledge acquisition and sharing at scale.
Lynk gathers and structures data from diverse sources, including activities that happen on the platform. All these sources are curated and validated, and as new information is added, it is organized via a “knowledge graph”, scoring experts objectively.
Customers include Fortune 100 companies, top-tier consulting firms, global private equity funds, hedge funds, media, government agencies, multinational enterprises and start-ups, spanning more than 60 countries.
The company has offices in New York, Hong Kong, Singapore, Mumbai, and Shanghai.