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Nonprofits face a big problem in reaching donors: harnessing data. Hopeful, a Toronto startup that recently raised funding, is looking to help fill that gap.
“At Hustle Fund, we’re convinced that Canada is positioned well to produce some of the largest, category-defining companies on the planet. We’re eager to fund these companies, and excited to partner with Hockeystick to identify these opportunities!” – Eric Bahn (General Partner)
Since launch, Hockeystick has made over 6000 funder recommendations to Canadian startups. Learn how startups are using technology to meet funders around the world.
Microsoft bets bigger on driverless-car space with investment in GM’s Cruise (WALL STREET JOURNAL)
Microsoft Corp. is investing in General Motors Co.’s driverless-car startup Cruise as part of a strategic tie-up, another sign of renewed interest in the autonomous-technology space after a relatively quiet period.
Google has revoked Ethical AI team leader Margaret “Meg” Mitchell’s employee privileges and is currently investigating her activity, according to a statement provided by a company spokesperson.
The startup has been building an accounting automation application for freelancers and small companies.
China produces as many artificial intelligence researchers as the US, but it lags in key fields like machine learning. The government hopes to make up ground.
AI could make healthcare fairer — by helping us believe what patients say (MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW)
A new study shows how training deep-learning models on patient outcomes could help reveal gaps in existing medical knowledge.
An AI chatbot that lets you interact with dead loved ones sounds like something straight out of science fiction.
Tencent and Geely will work together on areas “in the fields of digitalization, intelligent cockpits, autonomous drive, and low carbon development.”
Aerobotics, a South African startup that provides intelligent tools to the world’s agriculture industry, has raised $17 million in an oversubscribed Series B round.
Why Ryerson Venture Zone is building a healthtech hub in Brampton fuelled by pilot programs (BETAKIT)
When Ryerson Venture Zone opened applications for its first healthtech incubator program in Brampton, sourcing corporate pilots became a key focus.