Sunday, July 22, 2018

Executive Interview: Atul Arya, Blackstraw.ai

Blackstraw.ai Seeks to Fast-Track AI Adoption with Smart Building Blocks AI Trends recently caught up with Atul Arya, CEO and Founder of Blackstraw. The veteran machine learning leader most recently at Nielsen is transforming the AI...

Voice Assistant for Doctors Coming from Suki, with $20M in Funding

When trying to figure out what to do after an extensive career at Google, Motorola, and Flipkart, Punit Soni decided to spend a lot of time sitting in doctors’ offices to figure out what...

Startup Using Artificial Intelligence To Guide Earthquake Response

A startup company in California is using machine learning and artificial intelligence to advise fire departments about how to plan for earthquakes and respond to them. (Photo above shows first responders in the Marina...

Executive Interview: Paul Blase, CEO, Speciate AI: Using AI to Reinvent the Connection Between...

Paul Blase is a co-founder of Speciate AI, a spin-out from tronc, a newspaper and online media company based in Chicago. Blase was formerly the managing partner of tronc’s AI and data solutions division...

Weekly Brief: AI Making Inroads Into Maritime Industry via Startups

The traditional maritime industry is about to be disrupted by marine technology startups incorporating AI, robotics and other new technology that have the potential to lower costs and improve outcomes. Here is a review...

Feature Labs Launches Out of MIT to Accelerate Machine Learning

Feature Labs, a startup with roots in research begun at MIT, officially launched today with a set of tools to help data scientists build machine learning algorithms more quickly. Co-founder and CEO Max Kanter says...

AI Diagnostics Move Into The Clinic; Algorithms Assist Specialists

True to form, artificial intelligence continues to equal and even surpass doctors in the prediction and diagnosis of condition after condition. Most of this work, however, has occurred in carefully controlled laboratory experiments, with clean...

A $21M Startup Battle Out of MIT Brews Over Next-Gen AI Chips

Here are the makings of an interesting tale. It involves two competing tech spinouts from MIT, and two rival CEOs who were co-authors on a key research paper. And now, each company has raised...

Andrew Ng Launches $175M AI Incubator Devoted to Machine Learning Startups

Artificial intelligence frontrunner Andrew Ng has raised $175 million for a new incubator devoted to machine learning startups. The fund, backed by NEA, Sequoia Capital, Greylock Partners and SoftBank, won’t invest in outside startups, Ng said in a...

AI & Academic Luminaries Appointed to Glasswing’s Connect Council

Glasswing Ventures, an early-stage venture capital firm investing in the next generation of AI-powered startups, this week unveiled its Connect Council. The Connect Council consists of two working groups: the AI & Academic Group,...

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