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Samsung to acquire Viv, the next gen AI platform

Thursday, October 6, 2016 | More »

Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. on Thursday said it agreed to acquire Viv Labs Inc., the company behind open artificial intelligence platform Viv. The financial details of the transactions were not disclosed by the company. With Viv, Samsung will be able to unlock and offer new service experiences for ...


Exclusive: Helpchat raising Series C funding from AmEx Ventures, others

Coraza Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which runs Helpchat and OneDirect, has secured a Series C round of funding led by American Express Ventures, the venture investment arm of American Express Co, and existing investor Sequoia Capital, two people privy to the development told Techcircle. American Express V...

30 September, 2016 | More »


All you want to know about Indian AI startup Tuplejump that caught Apple’s eye

Tech giant Apple Inc. has acquired Hyderabad-based machine learning startup Tuplejump as part of efforts to boost its artificial intelligence capabilities. The development was first reported by tech news portal TechCrunch. The startup, which had a dozen employees, was launched by three Indian engine...

23 September, 2016 | More »

Sumit Jain

Exclusive: Automated chat solution startup Joe Hukum gets Jabong CTO’s backing

Joe Hukum, which provides automated chat-based solutions to companies, has received commitment for a pre-Series A round of funding, a co-founder of the startup said. Arihant Jain told TechCircle that the startup got commitment from Jabong’s chief technology officer (CTO) Sumit Jain. The Joe Hukum ...

20 September, 2016 | More »


Dhingana founders’ chatbot app Mezi raises $9 mn

Artificial intelligence chatbot shopping app Mezi, operated by Mez Mobile Inc., has raised $9 million (Rs 60 crore) in Series A funding from Saama Capital, American Express Ventures and existing investor Nexus Venture Partners. Amit Singhal, former senior vice president and head of Google Search, an...

27 July, 2016 | More »


Ixigo rolls out AI-powered personal travel assistant ixibaba

Gurgaon-based Le Travenues Technology Pvt. Ltd, which runs travel search marketplace ixigo.com, has launched an artificial intelligence-powered personal travel assistant. Called ixibaba, the chatbot will allow users to plan their trip by conversing with them on topics across flights, hotels, buses, ...

21 July, 2016 | More »


Concierge apps need a mix of bots and humans, says Haptik CEO Aakrit Vaish

A number of personal assistant apps such as Goodservice, Helpchat, Haptik, Niki.ai and MagicX have attracted investors in recent months. These chat-based concierge services providers are increasingly depending on artificial intelligence and are employing chat bots to reduce human intervention. Hapti...

5 July, 2016 | More »


AI startup Staqu raises funding from Indian Angel Network

Gurgaon-based artificial intelligence (AI) focused startup Staqu Technologies Pvt. Ltd has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Indian Angel Network (IAN). The funding round was led by Bikky Khosla, Neeraj Singal and Ajay Gupta on behalf of IAN, the company said in a statement. Khosla will j...

23 June, 2016 | More »

Arnav Ghosh, MD, Blippar India

Augmented Reality faces problems of perception, infrastructure in India, says Blippar country head

Augmented Reality (AR) is at a nascent stage in India, though some brands have begun to realise its potential. Globally, big brands such as PepsiCo, Coca-Cola, Red Bull, McDonalds, Heineken and Audi have leveraged the potential of AR as a mass media platform. Blippar Inc is one of the startups helpi...

20 June, 2016 | More »


Barclays joins hands with Zone Startups to bring fin-tech accelerator programme Rise to India

British banking and financial services firm Barclays Plc. has partnered with Toronto-based Ryerson Futures-backed technology accelerator Zone Startups to launch its Rise accelerator programme in India. The Rise accelerator programme, which will be managed by Zone Startups, will commence in early Jul...

16 June, 2016 | More »

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