Sentient Technologies, a company working on massively scaled artificial intelligence, has raised $103.5 million in a Series C funding round. This brings total investment in the company to over $143 million. Access Industries led the round with Tata Communications. Existing investors Horizons Ventures, and a group of private investors also participated. Sentient says it will use the funds to further expand its distributed artificial intelligence products and services.

In addition to their investment, Tata Communications will be a preferred provider to Sentient to furnish a suite of enablement services, including data center space, managed hosting and network. Sentient and Tata Communications will also partner to develop additional products and services.

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