Thursday, July 16, 2020

Sensay Chat Platform Raises $4.5M

Sensay, the chatbot startup that lets people ask for advice from fellow users, has today announced the close of a $4.5 million seed round extension led by Norwest Venture Partners. Other participants include Greycroft...

Intel buys computer vision startup Movidius

Intel’s RealSense platform was the star of its Intel Developer’s Forum conference in San Francisco last month and it seems the company is only looking to grow the scale and capabilities of its computer...

Zoom.ai Believes an Automated Assistant is the Fix for a Weighty Workload

Zoom.ai wants to give managers and others in enterprise a gift that has a very high value in business: Time. Company founder Roy Pereira told me at Montreal’ Startupfest that while tools are making us more productive,...

Startup Restb.ai provides computer vision as a service

Custom computer vision is the promise of bootstrapping Barcelona-based b2b startup Restb.ai. The team is pitching its machine learning algorithms at businesses wanting to fix a pain-point or aiming to enhance what they can offer their customers by...

Snapsheet raises $20M to help drivers file claims after a crash

A Chicago-based startup called Snapsheet has raised a Series C round of $20 million to make life easier for people who have been through a car crash. The company’s cloud-based software is used by auto insurance providers...

ComplyAdvantage raises $8.2M to help companies manage compliance

Back in the days when I did a startup I almost de-railed our VC funding after discovering my passport had expired. Without it I couldn’t pass the anti-money laundering checks imposed on the fancy...

$9.5M raised by Notion for a better email experience

A startup aiming to offer a better email experience by prioritizing the messages that are most important to you, Notion, is today publicly launching its service, which is available as a mobile app for iPhone...

Color Genomics raises $45M to focus on detecting cancer

Othman Laraki and Elad Gil were sitting on Twitter’s roof deck after their previous company Mixer Labs had been acquired. Gil had brought a small hard drive with him — which happened to contain...

Startup Resolver plans to use AI to help out in customer service

Whenever I receive bad service from a brand, I typically fire off an angry tweet and hope the company or organisation I’m complaining about notices the blue tick next to my name and takes...

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...




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