Thursday, July 16, 2020

AI app ReplyBuy focuses on sports and entertainment market

Whether you’re a high school student or an NFL team owner, everybody texts. ReplyBuy, a finalist in the 1st and Future competition, wants to use the text message to get you tickets for sporting events. 1st and...

Cylance, unicorn hits $1B valuation after raising $100M

“If you can’t beat them, join them” may not sound like the most encouraging pitch for a cybersecurity company, but a startup called Cylance has created an artificial intelligence-powered brain that essentially does just that, and it has...

Pat Launches Private Beta to Help AI Understand What You Say

How many times have you wanted to throw your phone out the window of your car because Siri couldn’t understand the most basic phrases? Call Cheryl, no Vyshakh. Siri calls Cheryl anyway. Then a 20-minute argument...

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...

RepIQ Raises $1.1M, Debuts AI-Powered Sales Intelligence Platform

RepIQ, an AI-powered sales intelligence platform, announced today a Seed Round of $1.1M, including investments from Pritzker Group Venture Capital, Amicus Capital, Arba, Hyde Park Angels, Tao Huang (Former COO of Morningstar), Jeremie Bacon...

H2O.ai CEO Says AI Algorithms Will Drive Big Data Revenue Financial Disclosures

Data will be a key factor that sets businesses apart competitively in the coming years, and success will depend increasingly on artificial intelligence and machine learning. So believes SriSatish Ambati, cofounder and CEO of machine-learning...

Japan’s LifeRobotics closes series A round with $4.4 million in funding

Tokyo-based LifeRobotics, the Japanese startup behind a cooperative working robot called Coro, announced today that it has closed a series A round having fundraised about 5 million yen ($4.4 million). The company had secured...

Startup Cuberg Uses AI To Build Energy Dense, Lightweight Batteries

By Dava Stewart, Science Writer Startup Cuberg is working on developing lighter, safer, more energy-dense batteries, and they’re using a machine learning platform developed by Aionics Technologies to do it faster. “The exciting thing we do...

AI Start-up Umbo CV Raises $2.8M – Brings Deep Neural Network to the Security...

Umbo CV, an artificial intelligence start-up and provider of event recognition systems that think and learn like humans for the professional security industry, announced that it completed a $2.8 million round of seed funding...

Executive Interview: Navid Alipour, co-founder Analytics Ventures

From a beachhead in healthcare, firm aims to apply its venture studio model and own pool of data scientists to more industries Navid Alipour is co-founder and managing partner at Analytics Ventures, a global venture...




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