Sunday, May 22, 2022

PowWow uses machine learning to turn your old enterprise apps into mobile ones

There's plenty of lip service paid to the need to mobile-enable the enterprise, but actually making that happen is a little more complicated. That's where PowWow Mobile hopes to help. The startup on Wednesday launched...

Woebot is the World’s First Mental Health Chatbot

Working 24 hours a day, 365 days a year across more than 130 countries, Woebot is undoubtedly a busy therapeutic chatbot. The good news is that Woebot recently secured $8 million to gain access to mental...

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...

Winner of 2017 MIT $100K Entrepreneurship Competition is Lightmatter, a startup using light to...

Lightmatter, a startup using light to calculate faster and more efficiently than existing artificial intelligence hardware, took home the Robert P. Goldberg $100,000 grand prize Wednesday night after beating out seven teams of finalists...

Onfido raises $25M and brings background checking platform to the US

The rise of on-demand startups and other fast-growing businesses like online marketplaces has created a need for reliable ways to verify new hires and customers to make sure they are cut out for the task. Onfido, one of the group of startups building...

EarlySign’s Algorithm for Identifying Colorectal Cancer Risk Validated

Medial EarlySign, a developer of machine learning tools for data-driven medicine, has announced the results of new research with Oxford University. The study provides further validation for Medial EarlySign’s ColonFlag algorithm platform to identify individuals...

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...

SRI spins off robotics project as Superflex, aiming at human augmentation

Nonprofit research organization SRI International is spinning off part of its robotics division into a new company called Superflex. It won’t be focusing not on industrial robots or the like, but rather robotic augmentations...

Ex-Evernote CEO Phil Libin Leads Seed Rounds for Butter.ai & Growbot

Check out AI World's Intelligent Assistant/Bot Workshop, Nov 7, 2016 Earlier this year, Phil Libin, the former CEO of Evernote who is now a venture capitalist at General Catalyst, laid out plans to fund and support (and maybe even build?) his...

Start-up Nextail raises $1.6M to help retailers optimize inventory

Nextail, a Spanish startup that has developed technology to help retailers better manage inventory levels and, ultimately, sell at higher margins, has closed $1.6 million in new funding. The round was led by Nauta...






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