Stanford University is launching a new institute committed to studying, guiding and developing human-centered artificial intelligence technologies and applications.
Stanford Launches Artificial Intelligence Institute To Put Humans And Ethics At The Center Of The Booming Field - The Washington Post
On Monday, the university will launch the Stanford Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence, a sprawling think tank that aims to become an interdisciplinary hub.
Ai Start-up Polarr Raises $11.5M Series A Round To Bring Users Creative Photo Editing - China Money Network
Polarr Inc., a California-based artificial intelligence (AI) start-up backed by a Chinese team, has secured US$11.5 million in a series A round of financing led by American venture architect Threshold Ventures, said Polarr in a statement released on Thursday.
Determined AI raised $11 million, led by GV (formerly Google Ventures), to bring new features to its distributed deep learning management platform.
Deep learning involves a highly iterative process where data scientists build models and test them on GPU-powered systems until they get something they can work with. It can be expensive and time-consuming, often taking weeks to fashion the right model. Determined AI, a new startup wants to change that by making the process faster, cheaper [...]
OpenAI was supposed to be the antidote to the terrors of artificial intelligence by eschewing profits. But the organization says it will now try to make a buck after all, limiting who will get the money.
PolyAI, a London startup founded by experts in the field of "conversational AI" -- including CEO Nikola Mrksic who was previously the first engineer at Apple-acquired VocalIQ -- has raised $12 million in Series A funding to deploy its tech in customer support contact centres. The round was led by Point72 Ventures, with participation from [...]
BOSTON, March 7, 2019-- LinkSquares, the company disrupting legal ops with artificial intelligence (AI)-powered contract analytics software, today announced the completion of a $4.8 million heavily oversubscribed financing round. The round was led by Hyperplane Venture Capital and MassMutual Ventures, the corporate venture capital arm of Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual). The round included additional participation from a top Am Law 50 firm. As part of the financing, John Murphy of Hyperplane is joining the LinkSquares board. The most recent financing brings LinkSquares' total venture funding to $6.9 million.
Enterprise software startup Clari builds models of business deals using machine learning to enhance the pursuit of revenue. The company is extending its reach to more and more systems of records inside companies, hoping to create a total picture of "go-to-market" work.
Erasca, a biotech startup run by the former CEO of Ignyta, debuted in December with $42 million and an audacious plan to "erase cancer," but provided little explanation as to how. Erasca is still keeping many of those details under wraps. But Jonathan Lim, the company's co-founder and executive chairman, this week outlined, at least [...]