SirionLabs establishes US foothold to scale its NLP contract management software – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch SirionLabs, a startup providing vendor management software to enterprises, is adding a US headquarters to its footprint. The company was initially founded in India and has raised $16.95 million from Sequoia Capital […]

Galvanize will teach students how to use IBM Watson APIs with new machine learning course – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch As part of IBM’s annual InterConnect conference in Las Vegas, the company is announcing a new machine learning course in partnership with workspace and education provider Galvanize to familiarize students with IBM’s […]

AliveCor unveils an AI stroke prevention platform, inks $30 million from Omron and the Mayo Clinic – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Medtech startup AliveCor announced this morning it has pulled in $30 million from Omron Healthcare and the Mayo Clinic and is launching an artificially intelligent stroke prevention platform for doctors called KardiaPro. […]

500 Startups will keep investing in Latin America with new $10M fund – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch 500 Startups is increasing its commitment to global investing with a new Latin America fund, targeting $10 million, going by the name of Luchadores II, the Spanish word for wrestlers. The fund is 500’s […]

Google partners with VCs to host its own machine learning startup competition – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch On the heels of acquiring data science community Kaggle, Google is launching a machine learning competition of its own for startups. Google is targeting early stage companies taking an innovative approach to machine […]

GeoVisual Search from Descartes Labs makes the Earth searchable – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Scavenger hunts just got significantly more tactical with Descartes Labs’ new GeoVisual Search. Finding shipping containers, runways and even parking lots on a global scale is no problem with the free tool made […]

Jay Z launches Arrive to fund startups, offer branding support and more – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Jay Z’s new venture capital firm Arrive, has arrived – the rap and business mogul has been planning the launch for awhile, according to reports that surfaced in February, but a press […]

Startup School will soon be in session at Y Combinator – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Whether you swear by Both Sides of the Table or Zero to One, there’s no denying that Y Combinator knows a thing or two about starting companies. Today, the accelerator is Improving upon its Fall […]

Ozlo releases a suite of APIs to power your next conversational AI – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Building on its promise to give the entrenched a run for their money, conversational AI startup Ozlo is making its meticulously crafted knowledge layer available for purchase today. Ozlo’s new suite of […]