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The round was co-led by Obvious Ventures and iNovia Capital.
Standard Market is the latest entry in the emerging fray of retail automation, where companies are throwing cameras, sensors and machine learning into grocery stores to replace the checkout line.
Leena AI’s bot can be integrated into Slack, Skype, or Workplace by Facebook. It is built and trained using information in policy documents and by pulling data from various back-end systems like Oracle and SAP.
“We need to reorient our education system to focus on creativity, EQ, and understanding what differentiates a person from a machine.”
Medical AI startup secures $1.1 million government grant, to develop Alzheimer’s diagnosis tool with CSIRO (SMARTCOMPANY)
The project combines Maxwell Plus’s AI platform, which collates an overall view of a patient’s health, with brain imaging tools developed by CSIRO to assess image data quickly for diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease, or to identify patients at high risk.
The prime directive of the debut fund will be to back companies in industries like real estate, construction, waste management, and logistics — what managing partner Adeyemi Ajao calls “automation for the real economy” and “solving problems for 99 percent of people.”
For decades, doctors have relied on the well-trained eyes of human pathologists to give their patients a cancer diagnosis. Now, researchers are teaching machines to do that time-intensive work in as little as a few seconds.
Cluep is a digital advertising platform, which uses artificial intelligence to help brands connect and engage with people based on what they are sharing, how they are feeling and the places they’ve been.
IBM wants to help companies mitigate the chances that their artificial intelligence technologies unintentionally discriminate against certain groups like women and minorities.
Despite the risk and expense, Rubikloud Technologies signed up for the big three. The flexibility allows it to reach large multinational retail customers who use the platform to automate day-to-day processes.
The funding was co-led by Holtzbrinck Ventures and Maki.vc.