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TechCrunch
1 month ago
Information security

Hugging Face says it detected 'unauthorized access' to its AI model hosting platform | TechCrunch

Hugging Face AI startup announced unauthorized access to its Spaces platform, prompting token revocation and security policy review. [ more ]
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Futurism
1 month ago
Artificial intelligence

Elon Musk's AI Company Announces Ungodly Sum of Money to Beat OpenAI

Elon Musk's xAI artificial intelligence startup raised $6 billion, becoming the second most valuable AI startup at $24 billion, but still trailing behind OpenAI with over $80 billion. [ more ]
www.standard.co.uk
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Startup Praktika raises 28 Million to bring personalised AI tutors to language learning

Praktika secures 28 million funding to offer AI-generated virtual private tutors for language learning. [ more ]
TechCrunch
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

DeepL, the AI language translation startup, nabs $300M on a $2B valuation to focus on B2B growth | TechCrunch

AI startup DeepL secures $300 million in funding, now valued at $2 billion, to boost sales and marketing efforts and research and development. [ more ]
TNW | Ecosystems
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

UK's Wayve raises $1B in Europe's largest ever AI funding round

Wayve, a London-based AI startup working on embodied AI systems for autonomous vehicles, secured $1bn in funding, led by SoftBank, Nvidia, and Microsoft. [ more ]
The Economic Times
6 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Ex-Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal raises $30 million for his AI startup: Report

Former Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal has raised $30 million for his AI startup.
The funding was led by Khosla Ventures, with participation from Index Ventures and First Round Capital. [ more ]
Futurism
1 month ago
Artificial intelligence

Elon Musk's AI Company Announces Ungodly Sum of Money to Beat OpenAI

Elon Musk's xAI artificial intelligence startup raised $6 billion, becoming the second most valuable AI startup at $24 billion, but still trailing behind OpenAI with over $80 billion. [ more ]
www.standard.co.uk
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Startup Praktika raises 28 Million to bring personalised AI tutors to language learning

Praktika secures 28 million funding to offer AI-generated virtual private tutors for language learning. [ more ]
TechCrunch
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

DeepL, the AI language translation startup, nabs $300M on a $2B valuation to focus on B2B growth | TechCrunch

AI startup DeepL secures $300 million in funding, now valued at $2 billion, to boost sales and marketing efforts and research and development. [ more ]
TNW | Ecosystems
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

UK's Wayve raises $1B in Europe's largest ever AI funding round

Wayve, a London-based AI startup working on embodied AI systems for autonomous vehicles, secured $1bn in funding, led by SoftBank, Nvidia, and Microsoft. [ more ]
The Economic Times
6 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Ex-Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal raises $30 million for his AI startup: Report

Former Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal has raised $30 million for his AI startup.
The funding was led by Khosla Ventures, with participation from Index Ventures and First Round Capital. [ more ]
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#automation
TechCrunch
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

French AI startup H raises $220 million seed round | TechCrunch

H, a Paris-based AI startup, raised an impressive $220 million seed round due to its innovative models and experienced founding team. [ more ]
Theregister
5 months ago
Web design

Quilter's AI platform nabs $10M to automate PCB layout

AI startup Quilter has raised $10 million in series-A funding to improve the process of designing printed circuit boards (PCBs) using machine learning and high-performance computing.
Quilter aims to make PCB design more efficient and accurate by automating the layout process, condensing weeks of work into just hours.
The company's machine learning platform can produce a complete PCB design at a fraction of the cost of outsourcing the work to a third party. [ more ]
TechCrunch
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

French AI startup H raises $220 million seed round | TechCrunch

H, a Paris-based AI startup, raised an impressive $220 million seed round due to its innovative models and experienced founding team. [ more ]
Theregister
5 months ago
Web design

Quilter's AI platform nabs $10M to automate PCB layout

AI startup Quilter has raised $10 million in series-A funding to improve the process of designing printed circuit boards (PCBs) using machine learning and high-performance computing.
Quilter aims to make PCB design more efficient and accurate by automating the layout process, condensing weeks of work into just hours.
The company's machine learning platform can produce a complete PCB design at a fraction of the cost of outsourcing the work to a third party. [ more ]
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TechCrunch
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

EXCLUSIVE: Perplexity is raising $250M+ at a $2.5-$3B valuation for its AI search platform, sources say

Perplexity is a highly sought-after AI startup experiencing significant valuation growth and raising additional funding rounds. [ more ]
#technology
Futurism
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Humane's AI "Pin" Is a $700 Flaming Dumpster Fire

The AI startup Humane raised $100 million for the disappointing 'Pin' gadget.
The 'Pin' device struggled in basic tasks like reporting weather accurately and translations. [ more ]
WIRED
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

This Company Says Conversational AI Will Kill Apps and Websites

Sierra is developing AI-powered agents to improve customer experiences for big companies.
Sierra's eventual market is any company that communicates with customers. [ more ]
Futurism
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Humane's AI "Pin" Is a $700 Flaming Dumpster Fire

The AI startup Humane raised $100 million for the disappointing 'Pin' gadget.
The 'Pin' device struggled in basic tasks like reporting weather accurately and translations. [ more ]
WIRED
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

This Company Says Conversational AI Will Kill Apps and Websites

Sierra is developing AI-powered agents to improve customer experiences for big companies.
Sierra's eventual market is any company that communicates with customers. [ more ]
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#investment
Futurism
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Stability AI CEO Disappeared in His Pajamas in Bizarre Incident

Stability AI emerged as a major player in the AI space through its advanced text-to-image AI that went viral among developers.
Despite external success and funding, internal chaos plagued Stability AI due to a lack of organization and structure. [ more ]
PYMNTS.com - What's next in payments and commerce
8 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Report: Google Weighs Further Investment in Character.AI

Google is reportedly considering a significant investment in AI startup Character.AI to fund its mission to train chatbot models.
Character.AI's character-based chatbots have gained popularity among younger users.
The investment would strengthen the existing collaboration between Google and Character.AI. [ more ]
Futurism
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Stability AI CEO Disappeared in His Pajamas in Bizarre Incident

Stability AI emerged as a major player in the AI space through its advanced text-to-image AI that went viral among developers.
Despite external success and funding, internal chaos plagued Stability AI due to a lack of organization and structure. [ more ]
PYMNTS.com - What's next in payments and commerce
8 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Report: Google Weighs Further Investment in Character.AI

Google is reportedly considering a significant investment in AI startup Character.AI to fund its mission to train chatbot models.
Character.AI's character-based chatbots have gained popularity among younger users.
The investment would strengthen the existing collaboration between Google and Character.AI. [ more ]
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The Verge
4 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Stability AI CEO resigns to "pursue decentralized AI"

Mostaque steps down from Stability AI to pursue decentralized AI.
Board appoints interim co-CEOs Shan Shan Wong and Christian Laforte. [ more ]
Coindesk
4 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Story Protocol Works With Crypto-AI Firm Ritual To Train and Track Models On-Chain

Blockchain-based IP-tracking platform partners with AI startup for tracking outputs on-chain.
MyShell platform allows creators to host AI models on Ritual and register them as IP Assets on Story Protocol. [ more ]
Commercial Observer
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

AI Startup Captions Growing to 15K SF in 71 Fifth Avenue Move

AI startup Captions signed a 3-year lease for 15,202 sqft at $85/sqft in Union Square, doubling its office space.
AI firms like Captions are driving demand in office markets, contributing 1.7 million sqft of new demand in January. [ more ]
#funding-round
PYMNTS.com - What's next in payments and commerce
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Enterprise-Focused AI Startup Sierra Aims to Raise $85M

Sierra, an enterprise-focused AI startup, is expected to achieve unicorn status with an $85 million funding round led by Sequoia Capital.
The success of OpenAI's ChatGPT has attracted significant attention and capital from investors in the AI industry. [ more ]
ReadWrite
3 weeks ago
European startups

AI startup Abnormal Security 'valued at $5bn'

Abnormal Security, an AI startup, is anticipated to be valued at $5 billion in an upcoming funding round, showcasing substantial growth and investor confidence in its email security solutions. [ more ]
PYMNTS.com - What's next in payments and commerce
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Enterprise-Focused AI Startup Sierra Aims to Raise $85M

Sierra, an enterprise-focused AI startup, is expected to achieve unicorn status with an $85 million funding round led by Sequoia Capital.
The success of OpenAI's ChatGPT has attracted significant attention and capital from investors in the AI industry. [ more ]
ReadWrite
3 weeks ago
European startups

AI startup Abnormal Security 'valued at $5bn'

Abnormal Security, an AI startup, is anticipated to be valued at $5 billion in an upcoming funding round, showcasing substantial growth and investor confidence in its email security solutions. [ more ]
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TechCrunch
6 months ago
Artificial intelligence

VCs are optimistic that AI investing will move beyond the hype in 2024

Investors anticipate continued funding for AI startups
Second wave of verticalized AI startups expected [ more ]
PYMNTS.com - What's next in payments and commerce
6 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Big Tech AI Spending Outweighs VC Investments

The mega deals by , and this year made up two-thirds of the funneled to AI startups, the Financial Times (FT) reported Wednesday (Dec. 27), citing data from PitchBook.
www.theguardian.com
7 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Elon Musk's AI startup seeks to raise $1bn in equity

Elon Musk's AI startup xAI is seeking to raise $1 billion in equity financing to compete with rivals in the field.
The race to develop generative AI products has intensified after the release of OpenAI's ChatGPT. [ more ]
Silicon Valley Journals
7 months ago
Silicon Valley

PhysicsX, the AI Marvel, Nabs 25.3m in Series A Funding Led by General Catalyst

PhysicsX, an AI startup based in London, has raised $32 million in a Series A funding round.
The company specializes in engineering and uses AI technology for various applications. [ more ]
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Quartz
1 month ago
Artificial intelligence

Microsoft's weird Inflection AI deal is now in the antitrust spotlight

Regulators investigate Microsoft's deal with AI startup Inflection, raising concerns about talent acquisition practices and potential antitrust issues. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
1 week ago
Artificial intelligence

Microsoft deal with AI startup to be investigated by UK competition watchdog

CMA investigating Microsoft's deal with AI startup Inflection. [ more ]
Quartz
1 month ago
Artificial intelligence

Microsoft's weird Inflection AI deal is now in the antitrust spotlight

Regulators investigate Microsoft's deal with AI startup Inflection, raising concerns about talent acquisition practices and potential antitrust issues. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
1 week ago
Artificial intelligence

Microsoft deal with AI startup to be investigated by UK competition watchdog

CMA investigating Microsoft's deal with AI startup Inflection. [ more ]
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