Our favorite pitches from Alchemist Accelerator’s 16th batch – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Alchemist Accelerator, known for its specialty in working with enterprise startups, held its 16th demo day at Microsoft’s offices in Mountain View, California. 18 startups pitched ideas ranging from more traditional marketplaces […]

Reach Robotics closes $7.5M Series A for its augmented reality bots – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch After years of research and development, Reach Robotics has closed a $7.5 million Series A, co-led by Korea Investment Partners (KiP) and IGlobe, to bring its augmented reality bots to market in a big […]

Anna Patterson talks Gradient Ventures, Google’s new AI fund – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch It’s been pretty obvious for a few months now, but Google has finally admitted that its running its own investment fund targeting machine intelligence startups. The fund will go by the name […]

Outside of AI, companies are doing less research and more development – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch If you’ve been following the headlines in the world of AI, you might be fooled into thinking that corporations are doubling down, rather than withdrawing, from pure research. But on the ground, […]

Analyzing the spectrum of corporate innovation from R&D to VC – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Innovation is a hot topic, and it can be confusing for large corporations. With terms like incubator, accelerator, and corporate venturing frequently mentioned but rarely defined, the menu of innovation options can […]