Monday, June 1, 2020

Augmented reality search engine Blippar raises $54 million

Blippar, the AR company that lets you see extra, rich content by simply pointing your phone at an object, has today announced the close of a $54 million Series D funding round. The round...

AI Medical Imaging Firm MedyMatch Raises $2M

MedyMatch Technology bills itself as an artificial intelligence healthcare startup. It’s applying AI in the form of “deep vision and advanced cognitive analytics” to the analysis of medical imaging scans to help radiologists or emergency...

Narrative Science: Start-Up Lessons From the Once-Again Hot Field of AI

In 2010, Kris Hammond, an experienced artificial intelligence researcher, and a few partners founded Narrative Science. The Chicago start-up’s software ingests and interprets numbers for things like investment holdings, billing records and sports statistics...

Mind Foundry has raised £1.2m as machine learning spinout unlocks big datainsights

Oxford University spinout Mind Foundry is developing software that will help organisations solve problems by unlocking insights hidden deep within their data. The Oxford team uses advanced machine learning algorithms to solve problems which...

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...

Gorgias Raises $1.5M See Round

Today, we’re thrilled to announce that we’ve raised a $1.5 million Seed round led by Charles River Ventures and Amplify Partners, to help build our new helpdesk. We’re incredibly grateful to early users, customers, mentors...

Diffbot raises $10 million for its artificial intelligence technology

Today, Diffbot announced that the company secured $10 million in series A funding to build an AI that can autonomously synthesize the world’s largest database of knowledge. Known as the Global Index, Diffbot’s AI-synthesized...

Investor rush to artificial intelligence is real deal

Silicon Valley loves a new fad. To judge by the spate of fundraising by start-ups in recent weeks, it has found one in an idea that is more than half a century old: artificial...

Andy Rubin Unleashed Android on the World, Now Watch Him Do the Same with...

A Couple of years ago, Andy Rubin—the celebrated creator of Android and until recently the head of Google’s mobile Internet efforts—helped his wife, Rie, build a bakery in a decommissioned train station in Los Altos,...

The Tiny Startup Racing Google to Build a Quantum Computing Chip

Rigetti Computing is working on designs for quantum-powered chips to perform previously impossible feats that advance chemistry and machine learning. The airy Berkeley office space of startup Rigetti Computing boasts three refrigerators–but only one of them stores...




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