Element AI raises $151M on a $600-700M valuation to help companies build and run AI solutions – gpgmail

[ad_1] While tech giants like Google and Amazon build and invest in a multitude of artificial intelligence applications to grow their businesses, a startup has raised a big round of funding to help those that are not technology businesses by nature also jump into the AI fray. Element AI, the very well-funded, well-connected Canadian startup […]

Drivetime nabs $11M from Makers Fund, Amazon and Google to build voice-based games for drivers – gpgmail

[ad_1] Fully autonomous cars may (or may not) be just around the corner, but in the meantime, a startup that’s building in-car apps to help human drivers pass the time when behind the wheel has raised a round of funding. Drivetime — which makes voice-based trivia quizzes, games and interactive stories that people can play while […]

AppZen nabs $50M to build AI tools for expenses and other finance team work – gpgmail

[ad_1] AI now touches every aspect of how a company operates — from forming the core of the service itself, through to customer interactions, building new things, and helping with mundane paperwork and other back-office tasks. Today, one of the faster-growing startups in the latter category is announcing a round of funding as it continues […]

Made In Space is building satellites that build themselves – gpgmail

[ad_1] In a nondescript building near Moffett Field, still undistracted by any VC funding, an 80-person company named Made In Space is building tools for the next generation of satellites and space exploration, including most remarkably, the first self-manufacturing satellite, due for launch in three years’ time. Building in space rather than on the ground, […]

Microsoft Demos Touch-Optimized Desktop in Latest Windows 10 Insider Build

[ad_1] This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Microsoft’s touch-friendly tile UI arrived in Windows 8 where it was forced upon everyone all the time. Microsoft learned its lesson from that, and Windows 10 only uses the full-screen tiles in tablet mode. In the latest Insider build, […]

Mythic Markets just raised $2 million in seed to build a fractional ownership market for rare collectibles – gpgmail

[ad_1] Mythic Markets, a young, San Francisco-based fractional investing platform for fans, has raised $2 million in seed funding led by Slow Ventures, with participation from Third Kind Venture Capital, Global Founders Capital, and others. The company is being led by cofounder and CEO Joseph Mahavuthivanij, who previously spent a couple of years as an […]

Sweden’s Hedvig raises $10.4M led by Obvious Ventures to build “nice insurance” – gpgmail

[ad_1] Hedvig, a Swedish startup, is following in the footsteps of Lemonade building a new generation of insurance platforms that use AI to help evaluate customers and operate on a policy of using surplus for social good, and today the company announced the next stage of its growth. The startup has closed a SEK100 million […]

How to use Amazon and advertising to build a D2C startup – gpgmail

[ad_1] Matt Altman & Tyler Elliston Contributor Matt Altman runs the Amazon practice area for VMG Ignite, an eCommerce consultancy that helps early to mid stage CPG companies achieve growth. Tyler Elliston is the founder of VMG Ignite. Clients include Sun Bum, Perfect Snacks, Aloha, Pill Club, Solid Gold, and many more. Entrepreneurship in consumer […]

Northrop Grumman to build its OmegA rocket at NASA’s VAB as first commercial tenant – gpgmail

[ad_1] NASA is celebrating alongside Northrop Grumman at Kennedy Space Center in Florida, as the latter becomes the first commercial partner to make use of the Vehicle Assembly Building on-site at the base. The VAB, as its more commonly known, is a cavernous building that’s used to build and test rockets ahead of rolling them […]

Y Combinator-backed Holy Grail is using machine learning to build better batteries – gpgmail

[ad_1] For a long, long time, renewable energy proponents have considered advancements in battery technology to be the holy grail of the industry. Advancements in energy storage has been among the hardest to achieve economically thanks to the incredibly tricky chemistry that’s involved in storing power. Now, one company that’s launching from Y Combinator believes […]