Thursday, December 2, 2021

Financial Tech Disruptors Are Rewriting The Rules

A report on the global financial-services sector last spring by PricewaterhouseCoopers should come free with every Ferragamo tie purchased by an industry executive. Of the seven key messages in the March 2016 report, six address...

StatMuse Picks Up $10M For Its AI-Based, Graphic Search Engine For Sports Statistics

The business of sport revolves around stats — from those who use them to improve performance, through to enthusiasts who look at them for fun, or for more financial ends. Now a startup that helps make it easier for...

CT startup building Watson powered small business advisor

The owner of a Bridgeport startup says he is working toward using artificial intelligence to help grow small businesses throughout the state of Connecticut. Chris Sacchinelli, the founder of HelpGrowCT, says the company's goal is...

Jifiti’s new Messenger chatbot API help automate gift giving

Jifiti, the startup attempting to reinvent digital gift-giving, announced this morning that theirnew chatbot API was approved by Facebook Messenger. It’s a big deal for the Columbus, OH startup, who already has relationships with many companies ranging...

9 startups to watch: Working hard to bring game-changing tech to market

This year is off and running with some extraordinary companies starting to make a name for themselves. I attend countless conferences and meetups. Over the course of my travels I meet with some of the...

Executive Interview: Atul Arya, Blackstraw.ai

Blackstraw.ai Seeks to Fast-Track AI Adoption with Smart Building Blocks AI Trends recently caught up with Atul Arya, CEO and Founder of Blackstraw. The veteran machine learning leader most recently at Nielsen is transforming the AI...

Interactions Raises $56 million to Improve Automated Customer Service Experience

As the world turns, customer service seems to evolve much more slowly than most all other services. The problems that induce more hair-pulling and teeth-gnashing than solutions only seeming to be further abstracted by bad tech and...

Andrew Ng Launches $175M AI Incubator Devoted to Machine Learning Startups

Artificial intelligence frontrunner Andrew Ng has raised $175 million for a new incubator devoted to machine learning startups. The fund, backed by NEA, Sequoia Capital, Greylock Partners and SoftBank, won’t invest in outside startups, Ng said in a...

Intel buys computer vision startup Movidius

Intel’s RealSense platform was the star of its Intel Developer’s Forum conference in San Francisco last month and it seems the company is only looking to grow the scale and capabilities of its computer...

Staid Insurance Industry Exploring AI With Some Caution

By AI Trends Staff  The insurance industry is dominated by massive national brands and legacy product lines that have remained largely unchanged for decades. It is a staid industry. This makes the industry ripe for...




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