Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Looking for Startups Pertaining to AI Self-Driving Cars

By Lance Eliot, the AI Trends Insider Hear ye, hear ye! Start-up’s, start your engines. There’s a bonanza of AI self-driving car start-ups and likely many more soon to be birthed. It’s a sensible thing...

Fairhaven Capital Partners Spinout Glasswing Ventures to invest in AI startups

Two former partners of Cambridge venture firm Fairhaven Capital have spun out a new firm of their own, focused on investing in startups that use artificial intelligence. Glasswing Ventures will be based in Boston, and was founded by...

26-year-old hacker gets $3M for self-driving car startup

A 26-year-old hacker just banked millions to take on Elon Musk George Hotz is the founder of Comma.ai, an autonomous driving startup that's roughly six months old. On Monday, top VC firm Andreessen Horowitz announced...

Software That Reads Harry Potter Might Perform Some Wizardry

Teaching a computer to play Go at a superhuman level is cool, but not especially useful for you or me. But what if a computer could read a few dozen pages of text, like...

Boston AI startup DataRobot tops $110M in funding after a $54M raise

Boston-based artificial intelligence company DataRobot announced Thursday it has raised a $54 million Series C round of funding, bringing its total investment to $111 million. Venture capital firm New Enterprise Associates is leading its third...

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...

Andy Rubin’s Playground seeking $500 million for new fund

Andy Rubin is looking for another big round of funding for his hardware incubator, Playground Ventures. According to an SEC filing that popped up yesterday (via Dan Primack), the Android founder is looking to raise up to...

Marc Andreessen calls Anki’s “the best robotics startup I have ever seen.”

Hanns Tappeiner types a few lines of code into his laptop and hits “return.” A tiny robot sits beside the laptop, looking like one of those anthropomorphic automobiles that show up in Pixar’s Cars movies. Almost instantly,...

Is Artificial Intelligence the Next Dot-Com Bubble?

If you’ve played Texas Hold’em, then you know how tough it is to be a good poker player. Lots of venture capitalists like to play poker, so it wasn’t surprising to see one who...

Sick of Email? Slack Wants to Kill Your Inbox Clutter

Slack is a team messaging app that launched in 2013 and took off, now boasting 2.3 million daily active users. We caught up with company founder Stewart Butterfield at South by Southwest in Austin. Despite...






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