Observe.AI Secures $8 Million Series A for Its Voice AI Platform Ledby Nexus Venture Partners PALO ALTO, Calif. & BENGALURU, India, August 13, 2018-- Observe.AI has secured $8 million in Series A funding led by Nexus Venture Partnerswith participation from MGV, Liquid 2 Ventures, Hack VC and existinginvestors Emergent Ventures and Y Combinator. Observe.AI also announcedits agent-first voice AI platform to improve caller satisfaction in callcenters worldwide. Observe.AI empowers call center agents to do their jobs better.
Orchard Therapeutics Announces $150 Million Series C Financing to Advance Gene Therapy PipelineProceeds to advance three late-stage programs towards registration, prepare for commercialization and progress the company's gene therapy platform BOSTON and LONDON, August 13, 2018-- Orchard Therapeutics, a leading commercial-stage company dedicated to transforming the lives of patients with rare diseases through innovative gene therapies, today announced the completion of an oversubscribed $150 million Series C financing.
Elon Musk said via Twitter Monday evening that he was working on a proposal with Goldman Sachs and Silver Lake as financial advisors to take Tesla private. In a statement on Monday, Musk also shared more details about who might fund such a deal. Musk said in the statement that a meeting with the managing director of Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund prompted his tweet about wanting to take Tesla private. But Musk said he is also having discussions with other investors because he wants to "continue to have a broad investor base."
The effort aims to boost black engagement with the tech community, the Wall Street Journal reports. : Kevin Durant is reportedly a partner on a VC effort to boost the black community's involvement in tech. Prominent Silicon Valley venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz is launching a new venture capital fund that will target black celebrities, athletes and media personalities to boost diversity in tech, according to the Wall Street Journal.
Existing investors Matrix Partners India, Stellaris Venture and angel investors also participated in the funding round. The post Scooter rental startup Vogo raises Series A funding from Ola, Hero MotoCorp appeared first on DealStreetAsia.
The latest funding round sees Ximalaya's valuation go up to RMB24 billion ($3.48 billion) ahead of a rumoured IPO on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange in the second half of 2019. The post China: Audio streaming platform Ximalaya snags $580m ahead of IPO appeared first on DealStreetAsia.
By Visual Capitalist Courtesy of: Visual Capitalist Canada is a mining nation. From the Rockies to the Canadian Shield, and from the Plains and to the North, the variety of geology that exists in the country is immense - and this has created a large and unique opportunity for ground-breaking mineral discoveries. As a result, Canada is one of the world's largest exporters of minerals and metals, supplying approximately 60 different mineral commodities to over 100 countries.
Tesla Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk on Monday tweeted that he would work with buyout firm Silver Lake and investment bank Goldman Sachs as financial advisers on a proposal to take private the electric car maker.
Temasek is a return backer, having previously invested in Orchard's $110-million Series B funding round in December 2017. The post Temasek backs Orchard Therapeutics' $150m Series C round appeared first on DealStreetAsia.