Simporter, a SaaS startup that uses Artificial Intelligence to predict consumer demand for new products, closed a $600,000 seed round led by European accelerator Startup Wise Guys.
Rescale, the hybrid HPC cloud platform enabling intelligent computing for digital R&D, was named to Y Combinator's Top Companies list, reaffirming its position as a power player among startups.
Fintech startup Bookkeeper360 raises $1m seed round to deliver SaaS business intelligence platform to small businesses
Bookkeeper360, a fintech company focused on accounting and advisory solutions for small businesses, announced $1 million in seed funding to support an increase in investor confidence for small business fintech solutions .
CropIn, a global artificial intelligence and data-led agri-tech organization empowering stakeholders to reimagine agriculture with data, has raised $20 million in a Series C funding.
Energy Robotics, a German-based developer of software solutions for mobile inspection robots, has received two million euros in seed funding.
Kenyan AI-powered insights startup Gro Intelligence announced the raise of $85 million in Series B funding, co-led by Intel Capital, Africa Internet Ventures and the family offices of Ronald Lauder and Eric Zinterhofer.
Against the backdrop of the worst public health crisis in more than a century, the Italian Trade Agency will introduce a new generation of technology startups at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) All Digital from January 11 to 14.
First time CES exhibitor A.V. Mapping, which was selected by Taiwan Tech Arena (TTA) as one of the 100 featured Taiwanese startups being showcased at CES 2021, is promoting its patented AI platform as a solution to the problem of copyright infringement.
Paradox has acquired Spetz.io, an Israeli startup helping clients like EY and Sodastream modernize candidate communications.
iQIYI Inc., an innovative market-leading online entertainment service in China, announced it has recently completed a multi-hundred million RMB Series B funding round for its virtual reality (VR) division iQIYI Intelligent.
Dallas startup mindzie, provider of business process optimization software, announced its Seed Capital raise of $2.3 million, to support the company's growth ambitions, the further development of its software platform the mindzie studio.
CerraCap Ventures announced its third health-tech investment in Totient, an artificial intelligence-driven drug discovery platform that identifies and harnesses human-derived antibodies from individuals with exceptional immune responses.
Tech startup Hunters has announced that Snowflake Ventures has joined Hunters’ Series A investors alongside Okta and Microsoft M12 venture arm, further endorsing Hunters as a leading startup in Open XDR, Extended Detection & Response.
PLLAY, a skill-based video game wagering platform, officially launched a campaign on MicroVentures, an equity-based crowdfunding website, opening an investment opportunity to the public.
Australian AI startup HIVERY partners with JR East Water Business to optimize vending machines in Japan
Retail AI pioneer, HIVERY and JR East Water Business, have agreed to rollout HIVERY Enhance, an AI-driven vending machine optimization solution, to 6,000 vending machines across East Japan Railway's train stations.
HexGn, a consulting firm known for fast-tracking entrepreneurship and upcoming technologies globally, has joined hands with the Africa Islamic Economic Foundation (AFRIEF), to launch its flagship startup program, HexGn Startup Explore, in Africa.
myInterview, a smart video interview platform prioritizing personality in the hiring process, announced a $5 million Seed round led by Aleph, with participation from previous investors Entrée Capital and SeedIL Ventures.
Exceed.ai has raised $4 million in funding for its AI-powered assistant that helps companies scale their marketing and sales operations by automatically qualifying leads through email, webchat, and SMS.
MakinaRocks, a startup based in Seoul and Silicon Valley, specializes in the emerging field of industrial AI software with a primary focus on anomaly detection and intelligent control technology.
Scale Venture Partners announced it has closed Scale Venture Partners Fund VII with $600 million in committed capital.
Dobby, an AI-powered home maintenance platform announced its seed capital raise of $1.7 million, to strengthen the company's growth initiatives.
Fylamynt, a cloud automation platform, announced its launch with $6.5 million in seed funding led by Gradient Ventures, Google's AI-focused fund, with additional investment from Mango Capital and Point72 Ventures.
Segmed, a cloud-based platform that curates medical data by anonymizing, standardizing and labeling, to accelerate innovation in healthcare, closed $2 million dollars in seed funding led by Blumberg Capital.
Atento's innovation hub launches startup accelerator program and open innovation platform in the U.S
Atento, the largest customer relationship management and business process outsourcing services provider in Latin America, and among the top five companies globally, announced the launch of two programs within the Company's Innovation Hub.
EclecticIQ, a global threat intelligence, hunting and response technology provider, has raised €20 million in Series C financing, led by Ace Management, Europe's leading cyber growth investor.
AI startup lululab, a member company of Born2Global Centre, has successfully attracted Series B funding from Netmarble, Korea's leading game developer, as well as from other companies.
Innovate UK, the UK's innovation agency has awarded London based startup Kooling a share of its £191 million Sustainable Innovation Fund.
Early-stage venture capital firm, MGV Capital Group, announced it has held an initial closing of its new fund, MGV Capital Fund, to invest in early stage software technology companies.
Konnecto, the consumer intelligence platform enabling brands to gain visibility into the earliest stages of the consumer journey, announced the completion of a $3.5 million seed round, led by TPY Capital.
StradVision has joined NVIDIA Inception, a virtual accelerator program designed to nurture companies that are revolutionizing industries with advancements in AI and data sciences.
Drivably, an advanced AI company that helps dealers acquire private party inventory from the right markets at the right price, has received an investment from Porsche Ventures to help Drivably further develop its technology and expand its footprint.
Burges Karkaria, former Chief Technology Officer of Enterprise at Intel Corporation, has joined Bay Area startup Censia, a provider of talent intelligence, recruiting and workforce management technology, as CTO.
Inceptio Technology, an autonomous truck company, announced a $120 million funding led by Contemporary Amperex Technology, developer and manufacturer of lithium-ion batteries.
AI Media Group launches Africa’s first AI-focused free investment matchmaking service for African startups
The AI Media Group has launched The Deal Room, Africa’s first artificial intelligence (AI) focused, free investment matchmaking service which aims to connect African AI focused startups to interested investors and venture capitalists (VCs).
Tech startup Roots Automation secures $3.2m to expand AI capabilities, accelerate customer acquisition
Roots Automation, the NYC-based Digital Coworkers as a Service company, has raised a $3.2 million seed round led by Vestigo Ventures.
Cellwize, a global leader in mobile network automation and orchestration, announced a $32 million Series B funding round in its parent company, Cellwize Wireless Technologies, led by Intel Capital and Qualcomm Ventures.
Podcastle, a company developing podcast creation tools for amateur and professional podcasters and a streaming platform for listeners, announced a $1.75 million seed funding led by Sierra Ventures.
Taiwanese travel booking startup Tripbnb.com is helping domestic accommodation providers draw up new business strategies and the country's travel industry had to enhance their technical standards with AI-based systems.
Aerial vehicle Artificial Intelligence startup ATLAN Space has raised $1m Series A funding from Maroc Numeric Fund II with participation from Hilmi Law Firm and Cadex Group, for business expansion.
Tech startup SKAEL receives $4.1m seed funding round to fuel next generation hyperautomation technology
SKAEL, San Francisco-based technology company offering automation platform for creating and deploying digital employees, has secured $4.1 million in a seed funding round.
As part of its drive to revolutionize Motion Intelligence, DeepMotion has officially launched their 3D animation cloud service Animate 3D.
Tech startup KēlaHealth raises $12.9m to deliver AI-powered, clinician-centered solutions to improve surgical care
KēlaHealth, announced the closing of a $2.9 million Seed financing and milestone-based $10 million Series A financing led by Santé Ventures and Intuitive Ventures.
Deci, deep learning company dedicated to transforming the AI lifecycle has raised $9.1 million in a seed round led by Israel-based VC firm Emerge and global VC fund Square Peg.
AI startup Skan secures $14m to expand AI-driven process discovery for enterprise digital transformation
Skan, AI-enabled process discovery and operational intelligence company, announced the close of a $14 million Series A funding round to strengthen its product platform and scale operations.
Madison-based AI startup DataChat closes $4m seed round to accelerate democratization of data analytics
DataChat, a University of Wisconsin-Madison spinout with a sophisticated yet intuitive data analytics platform announced the closing of a $4 million seed funding round led by Silicon Valley venture capital firms WRVI Capital and Nepenthe Capital.
Ware, a technology startup deploying autonomous drones for warehouse inventory counting closed $2.5 million in seed-round funding, led by UP Partners.
Ezra, healthtech startup transforming early cancer screening using MRI, announced it has received FDA 510(k) premarket authorization for its Artificial Intelligence, designed to decrease the cost of MRI-based cancer screening.
Toyota AI Ventures, Toyota's early-stage venture capital fund, announced its investment in YPC Technologies, a robotic kitchen startup based in Montreal, Canada.
AI startup EarthDefine announces expansion of its building footprint deocoding and on-demand property information
EarthDefine, a provider of high-resolution spatial data announced the release of an updated building footprint database, which contains over 156 million footprints of commercial and residential structures across the continental United States.
Tiliter, artificial intelligence (AI) provider whose technology uses computer vision to recognise products without barcodes compled a $7.5 million capital raise led by Investec Emerging Companies (IEC).
Savana, healthtech startup accelerating health science with big data, announced the successful completion of its $15 million B Series led by Cathay Innovation.
South Korean AI startup MoneyBrain partners with Rainus to put an AI human in Electronic Shelf Labels
South Korean, Seoul-based Artificial Intelligence (AI) startup MoneyBrain announced it is supplying an AI video synthesizing solution to Rainus, Electronic Shelf Labels (ESL) company.
Tech startup PulsePoint launches health incubator to support development of novel datasets and health intelligence
PulsePoint, a technology company using real-time data to accelerate health marketing announced the launch of PulsePoint Data Lab, a collaborative incubator program designed to support early stage health data startups.
Tel Aviv based startup Dataloop raises $16m to launch its advanced platform for AI annotation and management
Dataloop, a platform for AI data management and annotation announced it has raised $16 million in funding following the completion of an $11 million Series A round led by Amiti Ventures.
ABBYY, a Digital Intelligence company, has announced it acquired Pericom Singapore, part of the Pericom Group, a solution provider based in Singapore.
Strike Graph, a compliance automation startup, has announced its launch and seed funding of $3.9 million, led by Madrona Venture Group with participation from Amplify.LA, Revolution’s Rise of the Rest Seed Fund and Green D Ventures.
Dyad Medical, a groundbreaking medical image analysis platform delivering cloud-based artificial intelligence (AI)-based analysis, announced after just 90 days, the closing of its oversubscribed Series Seed funding round.
Polish cleantech startup Airly announced a $2 million pre-seed round to scale its AI-powered air quality platform globally, led by Giant Ventures, the multi-stage fund backing purpose-driven technology companies.
Israel technology training startup Strigo has announced that it has tripled its customer base since the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus and closed an $8 million Series A financing round.
Robotics solution startup Exotec raises $90m for international expansion of its warehouse automation technology
Exotec, a robotics solution for logistics and creator of the Skypod 3D warehouse robots, announced a $90 million financing round.
AirSmat, a Nigeria-based Pan-African Software company, has received a boost of $100,000 from Zetogon as pre-seeding investment to help the organization on the journey to deliver world-class service in Africa.
EasySend raises $16m to enable insurance companies and financial institutions to build a no-code digital future
EasySend, the no-code AI-powered platform transforming manual processes into digital journeys, announced it has raised $16 million in funding following the completion of an $11 million Series A round led by Hanaco with participation from Intel Capital.
Insurtech startup cogniSure launches AI platform for commercial loss run automation with 9 pilot customers
The insurance industry spends a significant amount of manual effort, time and money analyzing PDF and Excel loss runs that are in nonstandard, carrier-specific, unstructured document formats.
Atama A.I is a Netherlands startup that develops Artificial Intelligence-based trading algorithms for financial markets informed by years of research and development. It uses over 170 technical indicators and trained and back-tested millions of times to predict where the markets will go.
Amsterdam based startup Zeta Alpha is launching AI Research Navigator, a new deep learning-based search platform, to help AI experts navigate new research.
Harvard-incubated startup MarqVision launches AI-powered platform to protect brands from counterfeits
MarqVision, an AI-based SaaS company, launched its brand protection platform that helps brands effortlessly detect and remove counterfeits on online marketplaces.
Wix.com, the global leader in website creation, announced its own venture capital initiative, Wix Capital, to invest in technology innovators that are focused on the future of the web.
Observe.AI, a US-based startup involved in Contact Center AI, has announced a $54 million Series B financing led by Menlo Ventures, with participation from Next47 Ventures, and NGP Capital.
Virtual reality startup Nanome partners with Fujitsu to bring drug design software to Japanese market
San Diego-based virtual reality (VR) startup Nanome, has entered into an agreement with Fujitsu to bring their signature product, an immersive scientific design and collaboration platform to the Japanese market.
Kenyan technology startup, xetova, has been named 2020 Global Solve finalist by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the health security and pandemics track.
SafeRide Technologies, a leading provider of AI-based vehicle health management, data analytics, and cybersecurity solutions for connected and autonomous vehicles, announced the opening of a new office in Germany.
turicode, a successful Software-as-a-Service provider in the field of document processing solutions based on machine learning and deep learning raised €2 million seed investments to fund the company’s growth plans.
reciTAL, a Paris-based AI start-up specializing in Document Intelligence solutions, is raising € 3.5 million for the first time with the Breega investment fund.
Demodesk has raised $8 million in the latest Series A funding round, led by Balderton Capital with participation from Target Global, to scale the platform that has revolutionized screen-sharing for great customer conversation.
Turing.com, an automated platform that lets companies cut the time it takes to hire software engineers from months to days announced a $14 million seed funding round.
Ada Labs Africa with headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya announced that since it’s launch earlier this year, the fusion lab has acquired six startups. The Lab currently has two in the market with the other four launching in the coming months.
AI startup Fiddler secures investment from Amazon Alexa Fund to accelerate explainable monitoring solution
AI startup Fiddler announced a strategic investment by the Amazon Alexa Fund to advance its explainable monitoring solution.
Quuppa, a global provider of Real-Time Locating Systems (RTLS), announced its first ever round of funding, worth €20 million to accelerate growth.
Swedish startup Voi unveiled its safest ever scooter model - Voiager 4 - the world’s first sharing scooter with indicators, allowing riders to alert other road users.
RNAimmune announced the completion of its $2.35 million seed round financing from multiple venture capitalists including Terra Magnum Capital Partners.
Developer of advanced construction technologies including robotics, software, and building materials ICON announced it has completed a $35 million series A round of financing led by Moderne Ventures.
SupportLogic, world's first intelligent support platform for customer support/success teams, announced it has raised $12 million of seed and series A funding, led by Sorenson Ventures.
Chili Piper, the leader in Inbound Revenue Acceleration, announced it has raised $18 million in Series A funding led by Base10 Partners with participation from Gradient Ventures, Google's AI-focused venture fund, and Flashpoint Venture Capital.
Hustle, a peer-to-peer text messaging platform, has announced that Social Capital, the technology holding company founded by Chamath Palihapitiya that supports innovative companies in areas including healthcare, artificial intelligence, climate change and space, has acquired the company.
Joblist, a job search platform that personalizes the process of finding and landing a job, has launched publicly to address the needs of the millions of Americans facing historic unemployment.
Helsinki-based startup Varjo, a leader in industrial-grade VR/XR hardware and software, announced it has closed a €46 million round of Series C funding.
Rocketship.vc, an early-stage venture capital firm that uses data science to democratize venture capital for the global startup community, has announced that it has raised $100 million for its second fund.
Seattle-based startup WiBotic received equipment authorization from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for its high power transmitters and receivers.
SmartHop, a Florida tech-enabled dispatch solution empowering small trucking companies to grow their businesses, has announced that it has closed a $4.5 Million Seed round
Polish healthtech startup Infermedica has raised $10.25 million in Series A funding with participation from existing investors Karma Ventures, Inovo Venture Partners, and DreamIT Ventures, as well as two new co-lead investors, EBRD and heal capital.
German computer vision startup Segmentive closes €2m seed round to breakthrough whole-body mobile segmentation
Deep-tech computer vision startup Segmentive closed final funds in €2m seed round in a bid to deliver whole-body video segmentation, in real-time and on mobile.
Quantexa, the contextual decision intelligence software company, announced that it has raised $64.7 million in Series C funding led by Evolution Equity Partners, with major participation from existing investors.
French startup AB Tasty announced a Series C round of funding to revolutionize how companies deliver the best brand and product experiences.
ComplyAdvantage, a global technology company transforming financial crime detection, has announced the close of a US$50 million Series C funding round, bringing the total investment to date to $88 million.
Seattle based startup Polyarc announced the close of its $9 million Series B fund raise led by Hiro Capital, followed by Vulcan Capital, an existing investor, and Galaxy Interactive via its Galaxy EOS VC Fund.
Advertima, an emerging computer vision platform provider, announced the close of a €15 million Series A investment round led by existing shareholder Swiss real estate company, Fortimo Group.
Evonik’s venture capital arm has invested in SmartAHC, a Chinese technology startup that enables more intelligent and healthier pig farming.
GreenTec Capital announces that Superfluid Labs was selected as the first investment for the newly launched ShEquity investment vehicle which focuses on providing smart and sustainable investments for African female entrepreneurs.
Amdocs a provider of software and services to communications and media companies has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Openet, a global provider of 5G charging, policy and cloud technologies.
Spanish Medtech startup QUIBIM has closed €8 million new financing in a seed funding round co-led by Amadeus Capital Partners and Adara Ventures.
Q-CTRL, a startup that applies the principles of control engineering to accelerate the development of quantum technology, has partnered with Advanced Navigation, a leader in AI-based navigational hardware.
Deep Longevity, a biotechnology company transforming longevity R&D through AI-discovered biomarkers of aging, has come out of stealth from Insilico Medicine with financing from prominent investors worldwide.
Ponicode, a French start-up specialising in Artificial Intelligence and data sciences has announced a €3 million fundraising led by founder-friendly European VC, Breega, alongside Kima and Plug & Play Ventures.
TOffeeAM, an Imperial College spin-out that optimizes product designs for Additive Manufacturing (AM), also known as 3D printing, has raised £1 million in seed funding.
NumberEight, a contextual intelligence platform for mobile devices that predicts consumer context to deliver the right content at the right time, has closed a $2.3 million seed round led by Nauta Capital.
Atlanta-based privacy, security, data governance, and compliance technology company OneTrust announced its Integris Software acquisition.
Israel-based tech startup Hunters has raised $15 million in Series A funding to scale its autonomous threat hunting solution to defend enterprises from intruders and missed attacks across cloud.
LIVE FR8™ is a South African startup that offers cargo suppliers and transporters improved and cheaper logistics services through cloud technology. Cargo suppliers and transporters connect directly.
ID verification startup ubble successfully raised funds from Partech and Breega to complete its seed round, bringing its total financing to more than €10 million.
Belgium based crowdsourced cybersecurity firm Intigriti has raised €4.14 million in their Series A round, led by European based venture capital firm ETF partners.
Amsterdam based startup Connecterra, the Artificial Intelligence (AI) leader for the dairy sector has secured €7.8 million in a Series B funding round. The round adds new AgTech and industry insiders as investors in the Company.
Urbint, a New York startup dealing in in artificial intelligence for Field Risk Management, has raised $20 million in a Series B funding round.
French startup Monk, an Artificial Intelligence focused on car damage detection announced a $2.4 million fundraising Seed round led by Iris Capital, alongside Plug and Play and key business angels.
Naspers announced a R100 million investment in agritech business Aerobotics, through its early-stage business funding initiative Naspers Foundry. Aerobotics is a subscription-based artificial intelligence (AI) company that provides intelligent tools for the agricultural industry to manage its crops.
Wizata, the Industry 4.0 Artificial Intelligence (AI) startup from Luxembourg, has raised €2.7 million from the original founders.
Vara, the Berlin-based company on a mission to save lives by making breast cancer screening accessible worldwide, has raised €6.5 million Series A funding round, led by OMERS Ventures.
French HR solution startup Neobrain has together with Breega, raised €3 million to support employees in professional transformation in a rapidly changing world.
UK startup Poplar has closed a $2.1 million investment, led by Fuel Ventures, to push its ambition to become the world’s leading augmented reality (AR) creative platform.
UK startup Greyparrot raises €2 million in seed funding round to revolutionise recycling with waste recognition software
AI tech startup Greyparrot has raised €2 million to tackle the growing waste crisis by introducing digitisation and automation to recycling.
Kenya’s agritech and financial services startup Apollo Agriculture has raised $6 million in Series A financing to bolster its resolve to empower small-scale farmers to maximize their profits.
Amsterdam-based artificial intelligence startup Lalaland has won the 15th edition of the Philips Innovation Award 2020 that included a cheque worth €50,000.
Vise, an AI-driven investment management platform built for the modern financial advisor, has secured $14.5 million in Series A funding, bringing the total capital raised since Vise's founding to over $16 million.
Intel Capital, the global investment arm of tech giant Intel has invested $132 million in 11 technology startups.
Samsung Electronics have pledged support to five startups that were created by Samsung employees as part of the company’s C-Lab Inside in-house incubation program.
London-based healthcare technology company Medopad has changed its name to Huma and announced acquisition of two UK AI and wearable technology businesses, BioBeats and TLT.
US-based computer startup AI.Reverie, has completed a $5.6 million equity round of financing led by private investment firm Vulcan Capital.
London- based advertising technology company Nano Interactive has secured £5.5 million capital investment from Maven Capital Partners, Foresight Group, Clydesdale and Yorkshire Bank to scale operations which will see the company expand to United States.
MentorLycon is a tech startup headquartered in Russia with an active presence in Egypt and expanding to other African countries. It has tapped into Artificial intelligence to provide businesses with bespoke and customer-centric IT solutions
As more companies and institutions in Africa leverage onthe power of Artificial Intelligence to accelerate growth, Fastagger a Kenyan startup is accelerating AI applications by providing access to high quality data enhanced by human interaction. The company’s CEO and co-founder Mutembei Kariuki explains.