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Sente Foundry, Hatcher+ Form Partnership to Benefit International Startups


Sente and Hatcher+ will co-invest in international startups, use artificial intelligence to guide investment decisions.

CHICAGO (PRWEB) July 31, 2018

Today, Chicago-based Sente Foundry, LLC (Sente), a startup accelerator and innovation scouting platform, and Hatcher+, a Singapore-based, data-driven venture firm, announce their formal partnership. The partnership will provide significant additional capital, resources, and connections to portfolio companies; Sente and Hatcher+ will support the most promising startups by co-investing into 10 accelerator programs over the next 3 years.

"Partnering with Hatcher+ provides capital at a critical stage for the startups in our programs. It also brings Sente into Hatcher+'s next-generation platform, which uses AI and machine learning-based technologies to identify the growth potential of the early-stage opportunities. The platform helps predict the startups' likelihood for success - which is extremely beneficial to our investor network," said Serhat Cicekoglu, Founder of Sente.

"We are excited to work with Sente," said Wissam Otaky, a partner at Hatcher+. "Sente's experience with over 400 startups and its unique and truly international model gives us access to deep insights on high-potential startups in the far corners of the world. Sente supports and invests in areas where technology intersects with mobility, food, industry, and urban infrastructure. We believe what Sente is doing is very important, because their business dramatically and positively impacts how people live and work - now and far into the future".

Sente is currently accepting applications for upcoming programs in Mobility and Data / Artificial Intelligence. Qualified startups may apply through Sente's web site:

About Sente
Sente is a Chicago-based startup accelerator and innovation platform. Sente searches the world for the most high-potential startups and helps them scale through unprecedented guidance, support, and connections. With Sente, startups can scale faster, and do so internationally; investors get line-of-sight and a new way to invest in the world's most promising startups; and corporations accelerate innovation like never before. Since its founding in 2013, Sente has supported early-stage companies that operate in over 40 countries, received over $20M in funding, and have generated revenues exceeding $80M. Sente operates programs in 8 cities around the world, including: Chicago, San Francisco, Istanbul, Ankara, Paris, London, Helsinki, and Amsterdam. [For more information, please visit

About Hatcher+
Founded in 2016, Hatcher+ is a next-generation, data-driven venture investment firm that recently announced the launch of H2, a USD $125M early stage investment vehicle. The Hatcher+ platform uses AI and machine learning-based technologies to identify early-stage opportunities in partnership with leading accelerators and investor groups, worldwide. For more information, please visit .

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