Kngine

  • Kngine Aims To Build A Natural Language-Driven App That Can Answer Any Question

    Kngine Aims To Build A Natural Language-Driven App That Can Answer Any Question

    Kngine (pronounced kin-gin, short for knowledge engine) is one of those startups with a goal that's both straightforward and impressively ambitious — it wants to build an app that can answer any question. In fact, when you open the app, it prompts you to "ask me anything." When I watched the promotional video (embedded below), the first thing I thought of was Apple's Siri. And while Kngine… Read More

  • After Tahrir: Egypt 2.0

    After Tahrir: Egypt 2.0

    We were in Cairo the week before Tunisia fell, meeting with dozens of Egyptian technology start-ups on behalf of the US State Dept’s Global Entrepreneurship Program. The quality of their ideas thrilled us, as did their skill sets, vision and quiet resolve.  It did not surprise us to hear that many of those we met shut their laptops in recent weeks to march through the streets throughout… Read More