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 […]

Here are the winners of the Google Cloud machine learning pitch-off – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Back in March at Google’s Cloud Next conference, the company announced plans to run its own machine learning startup competition side-by-side with Data Collective and Emergence Capital. Four months later,  ten startups, […]

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 […]

Datatron raises $2.7M to help companies query real-time and historical data – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Fresh out of 500 startups, Datatron has raised $2.7 million in seed financing for its data savvy assistant Emma. But under the somewhat trite coating of an assistant, Datatron is a making […]

DeepGraph feeds enterprise sales teams with hyper-targeted warm leads – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch The best way to grow sales is to better understand sales, but unfortunately that’s often easier said than done. Kemvi, a seed-stage startup, is launching out of stealth today to announce DeepGraph, which helps sales […]

Dell Technologies Capital emerges from stealth, announces over 70 investments – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Most venture capital funds that have 27 exits under their belt are not in stealth. In fact, most venture capital firms today don’t even know what 27 exits looks like. But Dell Ventures, […]

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 […]

15 venture capital funds to know if you’re working on a machine intelligence startup – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Major tech trends tend to draw lots of “dumb money” from investors and machine intelligence is no exception. Some will lose money on insignificant acquihires while others may survive long enough to […]

ffVC and NYU are mixing researchers with investors in the name of machine intelligence – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch The timing was perfect. Just as startups were settling into NYU and ffVC’s new brains-meet-money accelerator, “AI Nexus Lab,” Uber acquired Geometric Intelligence. In a stroke of luck, the startup that would become […]