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Scotiabank has donated $750,000 to the University of Ottawa to launch a new initiative for ethical AI and technology development.
“Microsoft for Startups is increasing their support for SaaS startups in Canada through cloud services and software, as data clearly shows success across the provinces in this industry.”
– Adam Nanjee, Microsoft for Startups
The U.S. is engaged in what some describe as a “race” with China in the field of AI, though unlike most races this one has no real finish line.
Toronto-based Integrate.ai has received the Privacy by Design certification, which aims to help companies enhance their privacy awareness and compliance.
It wants all existing images deleted, too.
Recently, two tech organizations have announced new members to their teams. Here’s a breakdown of who is joining and what they bring to the table.
Cherre’s technology is modeled after high-frequency trading platforms, and as such, it continuously organizes and updates internal and external databases.
Calgary cleantech company Ambyint, which specializes in AI-powered solutions for the oil and gas industry, has secured a $19.9 million CAD Series B round.
Aarhus-based startup JumpStory has raised €900K after two successful rounds of funding.
BenchSci has raised a $29 million CAD ($22 million USD) Series B funding round led by F-Prime Capital.
Cresta is more focused on using AI suggestions to help human contact center workers make the most of an individual call or chat session.
Charles Plant, the founder of the Narwhal Project, has released the 2020 Narwhal List, a report highlighting Canada’s fastest-growing tech companies.
Industrial AI startup Aquant raises $30 million(CALCALISTECH)
New York-headquartered industrial AI startup Aquant Technologies Ltd. has raised a $30 million series B funding round, the company announced Thursday.
Dessa, a Toronto-based startup that builds machine learning applications, has been acquired by Square.