Sunday, September 20, 2020

Founders Forum and Entrepreneur First are using AI to find Britain’s next technology leaders

Building technology companies worth tens of billions of pounds often requires one or two exceptionally talented individuals with strong computer science backgrounds and entrepreneurial spirits. Finding these people can be time consuming and difficult, which is...

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...

This AI startup turns Slack into SmarterChild on steroids

API.ai, an intelligent speech interface company for apps, devices, and the web is announcing an integration with Slack that could be a major stepping stone in deepening Slack’s usefulness in the enterprise beyond chat. The AI...

Entrepreneurs everywhere can now solve the problems of humanity

Not long ago, all of the major innovations came from big research labs in the West. And Silicon Valley not only built the core technologies but also the best applications of these. This is...

The revolutionary chipmaker behind Google’s project Tango is now powering DJI’s autonomous drone

A small European startup, Movidius, is poised to emerge as a powerhouse in the age of computer vision A few weeks ago DJI unveiled its newest drone, the Phantom 4, the first craft to offer...

GoButler pivots to fully-automated service, starting with flight search and discovery

Virtual assistant GoButler's latest app suggests that rumors of its demise may not be on the mark.  Flight search and discovery is interesting but I'm keen to be able to ask GoButler to pack...

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...

Alooma scores $11.2 million Series A to solve data science pain points

Alooma, an Israeli startup that helps companies process and work with big data in real time delivered as a cloud service, announced an $11.2 million Series A round today led by Lightspeed Venture Partners and Sequoia Capital. The...

Stephen Pratt, Ex-IBMer, launches AI firm for Enterprises

Stephen Pratt surprised many when he left IBM after working on its vaunted Watson artificial intelligence technology in February, after just eight months on the job. It turns out that Mr. Pratt has set his sights on starting...

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...




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