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The funding is Gradient Ventures’ first lead round in a Canadian company.
One Medical raises $350 million from Carlyle Group to help double up offices and offerings (TECHCRUNCH)
One Medical is a members-only technology platform offering an array of concierge medical services, including same-day scheduling, virtual doctor visits and reminders for important checkups.
Identifying high-potential candidates is very subjective. People hire who they like based on unconscious biases.
AI’s ability to perform advanced pattern recognition can spot if certain transactions seem suspicious.
The AI-first startup playbook(VENTUREBEAT)
Iterative Lean Startup principles are so well understood today that a minimum viable product (MVP) is a prerequisite for institutional venture funding, but few startups and investors have extended these principles to their data and AI strategy.
The team at inVia Robotics didn’t start out looking to build a business that would create a new kind of model for selling robotics to the masses, but that may be exactly what they’ve done.
The company raised a $3 million funding round in July.
As far as AI in health goes, six in ten Canadians say they’re excited about the impact AI will have on health care. Additionally, they overwhelmingly embrace technology and AI in health care, according to a study by the Canadian Medical Association.
Facebook is applying some of its computer vision learnings to an important application far afield from social networking.
Cootek uses its proprietary AI and big data technology to analyze language data collected from users and the Internet. Then it uses those insights to develop lifestyle, healthcare and entertainment apps.
WIRED worked with Montreal startup Element AI to estimate the diversity of leading machine learning researchers, and found that only 12 percent were women.