Since Bigo Technology’s humble beginning in Singapore in 2014, it has reached to over 150 countries and millions of users in the past 5 years. As a new age technology driven internet platform, we build up user friendly digital social media communities to meet varied needs of online users across various genres.
Bigo Live, our flagship product and the Live broadcasting App of Bigo Technology, was launched in India in 2017, starting with entertainment as the base and with demand of education seekers, giving rise to free of cost education channel too! Apart from Bigo Live, we have Likee, a short video making App under BIGO, highly popular amongst youngsters and imo, the communication messenger App under BIGO group.
Both Bigo Live & Likee are again ranked as top 10 social media apps worldwide by downloads. In addition, Likee has also ranked as the top 5 installed non-game apps worldwide in September! Stay tuned for a more exciting cyber journey with BIGO!
Bigo Technology whose major product lines include Bigo Live, Likee (Formerly LIKE video), and imo aims to strengthen its presence in South India by exploring strategic business tie-ups
Recently, BIGO joined a business delegation to South India led by Singapore Business Federation (SBF). BIGO met with representatives of global leading firms with an established presence in India and looked at partnerships in content offering.
BIGO aims to strengthen its trade relations with Indian firms with SBF’s assistance by offering talent platforms to Indian youth and to grow together with the Indian technology industry
BIGO is taking strong steps to deliver positive and relevant content to deepen engagement with Indian youth
As a member of the delegation, BIGO Technology’s Mr. Wang Tan (Extreme right), Regional Director for South Asia, met representatives of global leading firms with an established presence in India as well as successful local emergent companies,such as Google India, Xiaomi India, DBS Asia Hub, Ola Cabs, Web Synergies, and others to explore partnerships and innovative offerings for the Indian audience. For more details on Bigo Technology, visit the website : https://www.bigo.sg/
With the advent of affordable internet and smartphones, video content streaming has witnessed a tremendous rise in the past couple of years.
Talking about the Indian scenario, the nation is witnessing a tremendous change in the internet ecosystem so much so that live streaming content and platforms are also coming into the picture. And with time, they are going big, empowering micro-entrepreneurs and entertainers across creative fields.Started in 2014 in Singapore, BIGO is one such company that is playing a vital role in the live streaming content ecosystem. Talking about the Indian market, BIGO LIVE started with on-boarding of entertainers, dancers and singers, and now the platform also has projects like PUGC (Professional User-generated content), MC Rappers (Platform for underground rappers) and Education learning.Our strategy to keep on adding more content categories and to improvise content makes sure we act as a one-stop-shop and act as a daily dose of entertainment for all.Today, BIGO operates its services in more than 150 countries and regions in the world.
Talking about the user base, BIGO Technology as a group has over 400 million monthly active users globally. The best performance would be the video communication app called imo, which claims 211 million MAU around the world. The combined MAU of both BIGO LIVE (which is a live streaming App) and LIKEE (which is a short video making App) is 78.7 Million globally
The Role Of AI & ML
With a global team of around 3,000 people, and with a significant number of them working on the engineering side which focuses on R&D, AI is the foundation for BIGO products and services.When it comes to machine learning, we use the most sought after tech for recommendations. Looking into the future, our vision is to become a connecting bridge for the internet industry and to equalise the technological disparities in developing areas. And in terms of the Indian market, the company is aiming to become a platform serving all kinds of content to users in India, and for this, BIGO is already developing an MCN network.
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Singapore based technology company BIGO Technology Pte Ltd is a fast-growing Next-Gen social media community established in 2014. BIGO as a group focuses on video broadcast and VoIP related products and services all over the world. BIGO LIVE Application which is the live broadcasting bit of BIGO Technology has over 13,000 talented broadcasters and over 300 talent scouts. Along with BIGO LIVE, BIGO Technology hasLikee (short video Making App), imo (video communication app) amongst others
We started with dancers, singers, actors, lip-sync artists, but looking at the tremendous talent pool of India and twinning it with our brand’s belief to diversify content by adding varied content categories, today we also have PUGC ( Professional User Generated content creators – Astrologers, beat boxers, Tarrot card readers, fitness instructors, mimicry artists etc and underground rappers) and tutors teaching english and imparting soft skill training. As of now we have recruited over15000 contentcreators including Likee andLIVEto showcase their talent, moreover BIGO has also seeded a newindustry ofAgencies/Scouts.
The combined Global MAU of Bigo Live, Likee and imo is around 300 Mn.
BIGO Technology is a fast-growing Singapore Internet company established in 2014 focusing on video broadcast and VoIP related products and services all over the world. It includes BIGO LIVE (mobile live stream community), LIKE (short video maker community), imo (video conference communication app).
BIGO’s headquarters and regional centers are also focused on building Artificial Intelligence capabilities and enhancements specifically for localization and country specific requirements, therefore, BIGO Technology has recently created the BIGO Excellence Scholarship Fund for Nanyang Technological University, specifically for undergraduates of Data Science and AI in the school of Computer Science and Engineering. The value of the scholarship fund is SG$500,000. This fund would go towards two graduating students, for every year starting 2020. BIGO TECHNOLOGY’s search for untapped talent all across the globe is on and we look forward to penetrate further to bridge the gap between talent seekers and internet ecosystem. What makes the internship unique at BIGO is an offer of an opportunity to visit any of the 20 offices around the world as part of the internship experience.
Another good news for the users is BIGO Technology is looking to increase the total number of technical hires in Singapore to around 500 by the end of 2022.As a tech company, BIGO wants to ensure that it will stay competitive in the AI field, this means we will be aggressively pursuing AI talents not just from universities but from the global pool as well.
As per Jason Hu, (BIGO’s President) “Given the dynamic Singapore IT and AI landscape, we are anxious to groom and retain young talents for BIGO. As a tech company, we want to ensure that we will stay competitive in the AI field, this means we will be aggressively pursuing AI talents not just from universities but from the global pool as well. By doing so, we are confident that we will be able to improve and upgrade the standard of AI experts in Singapore and move the standard of BIGO’s AI to the next level.”
Apart from this, the NTU professors and BIGO AI experts also discussed about the AI landscape in Singapore and how to leverage the AI ecosystem for a better AI future along with the creation of 500 technical positions that would be created by 2022 was also highlighted