Tuesday, July 16, 2019

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...

25 interesting European AI start-ups to watch in 2017

There are literally hundreds of promising companies pushing the boundaries of artificial intelligence and machine learning in Europe. We’ve included a number of Israel-based start-ups because they too fall into the sphere of influence of...

JASK, Building Artificial Intelligence for Cyber-Security, Raises $2 Million

JASK, a new company pioneering artificial intelligence and advanced analytics for cyber-security, has raised more than $2 million in seed financing in a round led by Battery Ventures. Vertical Venture Partners and other prominent...

Echobox raises $3.4M to Let Publishers Intelligently Share Content to Twitter & Facebook

Now calling itself an artificial intelligence (AI) service for the online publishing industry — because, why not? — Echobox, which has developed tech to help publishers share content on the likes of Twitter and Facebook...

Sequoia Invests Series A into AI startup Mad Street Den

Mad Street Den, an India-U.S. startup focused on artificial intelligence that was started by ex-Silicon Valley founders, has pulled in an undisclosed Series A round of funding from Sequoia Capital India. Existing investors Exfinity Ventures and growX...

Determined AI Announces the Future of AI Infrastructure

By Neil Conway, Evan Sparks, and Ameet Talwalkar of Determined AI We are entering the golden age of artificial intelligence. Model-driven, statistical AI has already been responsible for breakthroughs on applications such as computer vision,...

AI Sports Production Startup from Israel Raises $30M in Funding

An Israeli artificial intelligence-based sports production start-up has raised $30 million in a new round of funding led by Los Angeles investment firm Shamrock Capital and joined by existing investors, the company announced on...

Chinese game developer Kunlun invests $3 million in Silicon Valley AI company

Publicly traded Chinese gaming company Beijing Kunlun Technology Co. Ltd.announced on Wednesday a $3 million USD investment in Kunlun AI, a new company jointly established by Kunlun Tech’s Hong Kong subsidiary and a few undisclosed partners. Kunlun Tech...

Chinese AI Start-up Megvii Raises $750 Million Ahead of Planned HK IPO

Chinese artificial intelligence (AI) provider Megvii Technology Ltd, commonly known as Face++, said on Wednesday it raised $750 million in its latest funding round. The funding raises start-up Megvii’s valuation to slightly over $4 billion...

Microsoft Ventures launches new fund for AI startups, unveils investments

Microsoft continues to bet on artificial intelligence technology and on Monday unveiled a new Microsoft Ventures fund that focuses strictly on AI startups. The fund, part of the company’s investment arm that launched in May, will...






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