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AI startup Botworx.ai raises $3 mn in seed investment

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Botworx.ai, a conversational commerce platform, has raised $3 million in seed investment led by Costanoa Ventures with support from SV Angel, according to a post on the company website. The California-based company will use the new capital to build its platform and enable brands to acquire, engage a...

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elth.ai looks to disrupt med-tech market with AI

elth.ai, owned by Bengaluru-based HCFAB Health Technologies Pvt Ltd, is an artificial intelligence-based med-tech startup that aims to solve health problem discovery and the absence of a 24×7 medical adviser. Founded by Srinath Akula, an IIM-Indore alumnus who worked with Flipkart earlier, and dent...

18 January, 2017 | More »

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Photo recognition app Snowloop selected for Facebook’s FbStart

Photo recognition app Snowloop has been selected by Facebook for its FbStart programme, the co-founder of the company told TechCircle.in. The programme is aimed at developers in early-stage mobile-focused startups to help them build and develop their apps. As part of FbStart, Snowloop will receive c...

6 January, 2017 | More »

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Many global software cos will emerge from India in 5-10 years: Google CEO Pichai

Google’s Sundar Pichai is confident that several large global software firms will emerge from India over the next 5-10 years, driven by world-class entrepreneurs. The chief executive of the world’s second-most valuable company by market cap said this in a student interaction at his alma ...

5 January, 2017 | More »

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Nagraj Kashyap-led Microsoft Ventures launches new fund for AI startups

US-based Microsoft Ventures, the venture capital arm of software giant Microsoft, announced on Monday that it has formed a new fund for investments in startups focused on artificial intelligence. Nagraj Kashyap, who heads Microsoft Ventures, confirmed the development in a blog post. The corpus of th...

13 December, 2016 | More »

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Ericsson’s 10 hot consumer trends for 2017; AI and VR steal the show

Ericsson ConsumerLab has released its annual trend report – The 10 Hot Consumer Trends for 2017 and beyond. Artificial intelligence (AI) was the top trend both in society and at work. Among the key highlights of the report are that consumers expect AI robots to shift from being assistants to b...

7 December, 2016 | More »

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Exclusive: AI startup Niki.ai raises additional funding from Unilazer

Bengaluru-based artificial intelligence startup Niki.ai has raised Rs 3 crore in a new round of funding led by Haresh Chawla, a partner at India Value Fund Advisors (IVFA). Existing investor Ronnie Screwvala’s Unilazer Ventures also participated in this round, the startup disclosed in its ROC fili...

6 December, 2016 | More »

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Infosys invests in Denmark-based AI startup UNSILO

Infosys has invested about $2 million in UNSILO, a Danish artificial intelligence startup focused on advanced text analysis. India’s second largest software services firm said it has made the investment from its Innovation Fund. UNSILO is Infosys Innovation Fund’s first investment in Eur...

18 November, 2016 | More »

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Fintech startup Active.ai raises $3 mn

Singapore-based fintech startup Active.ai, using artificial intelligence (AI) to deliver virtual assistant banking services, has raised $3 million (Rs 20 crore) in funding from IDG Ventures India and Kalaari Capital, a company statement on Monday said. The company will use the investment to expand i...

14 November, 2016 | More »

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Five Indian chatbots that are changing the game

Chatting robots or chatbots are slowly but steadily entering our lives. From booking flights or bus tickets to getting the most appropriate insurance plan, chatbots are changing the game of getting things done by simply using a messaging app. A host of ventures are emerging to help make life easier ...

9 November, 2016 | More »

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