Artificial Intelligence

Flowrite is an AI writing productivity tool that wants to help you hit inbox zero

When TechCrunch asks Flowrite if it’s ‘Grammarly on steroids’, CEO and co-founder Aaro Isosaari laughs, saying that’s the comment they always get for the AI writing productivit

Why SoundHound is valued at 5 Shazams

To find out why voice AI company SoundHound is set to go public via a SPAC at a nearly $2.1 billion valuation, let's have a closer look at its history, and the case for its double unicorn valuation.

How Pilot convinced Index Ventures to think long-term about margins

Whether you agree or not, it's hard to ignore the fact that the multipliers in Silicon Valley and the growth of software businesses have changed the way we think about a startup's timeline.

Robots and AI assist in designing and building Swiss university’s ‘hanging gardens’

Architecture and construction have always been, rather quietly, at the bleeding edge of tech and materials trends. It’s no surprise, then, especially at a renowned technical university like ETH

In a crowded global market, Canadian AI startups’ fundraising results stand out

More dollars, rising deal sizes. What's going on in Canada?

Longevica takes in $2.5M as it launches open research resources to examine life extension

Longevica's goal is to validate the pipeline of turning scientific research into consumer-ready products.

Ex-Microsoft exec Harry Shum leads ‘digital economy’ research center in Shenzhen

The International Digital Economy Academy (IDEA) quietly opened last year, perched among ultramodern office buildings on Shenzhen’s side of the river border with Hong Kong. While geographically

TechCrunch+ roundup: Why your title matters, part-time CFOs, Sequoia’s new model

In observance of the Thanksgiving holiday in the U.S., we won't be publishing on Thursday, November 25 and Friday, November 26.

Einride founder Robert Falck on his moral obligation to electrify autonomous trucking

Einride CEO and founder Robert Falck talks about his strategy for scaling revenue, why autonomous vehicles should be built on electric platforms and why the future is in startups' hands.

Verbit lands $250M Series E at a $2B valuation to expand its AI-powered transcription platform

Less than six months after raising a $157 million Series D round, AI-powered transcription and captioning platform Verbit announced today it has closed $250 million in a Series E round that values the

Streetlogic launches computer vision-based e-bike collision warning system, raises $2.1M

Streetlogic wants to help e-bike riders have a safer experience on the road. The company announced a $2.1 million pre-seed raise, as well as the launch of its flagship product, a surround-view camera

Data collection isn’t the problem: It’s what companies are doing with it

Collecting data based on a vague hypothetical scenario indicates a lack of intuitive understanding of what kinds of data are actually important to collect from users.

China’s AI giant SenseTime readies Hong Kong IPO

One of China’s biggest AI solution providers is a step closer to its initial public offering. SenseTime has received regulatory approval to list on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, according to med

FSD Africa expands insurtech accelerator program to Ghana and Nigeria

Most people in Africa wish to utilize various insurance products but are often deterred by the associated high premiums. It is, therefore, not surprising that insurance penetration across the continen

Neu.ro announces zero emissions model building solution

As companies increasingly move to take advantage of machine learning to run their business more efficiently, the fact is that it takes an abundance of energy to build, test and run models in productio

Slope takes in first capital with visions of being ‘Stripe for global B2B payments’

The company is growing at an incredible pace — 15 times in gross merchandise volume in just the last 30 days.

San Diego-based startup LifeVoxel raises $5 million seed funding for its AI diagnostic visualization platform

San Diego-based startup LifeVoxel has raised $5 million in a seed round to bolster data intelligence of its AI diagnostic visualization platform for faster and more precise prognosis. The platform, du

Deliverr bags another giant round as it works to move inventory closer to customers

E-commerce fulfillment is certainly having a moment.

Jina.ai raises $30M for its for its neural search platform

Berlin-based Jina.ai, an open source startup that uses neural search to help its users find information in their unstructured data (including videos and images), today announced that it has raised a $

Sudowrite’s powerful tools put writer’s block on notice once and for all

The skyline of the city is a mass of brightly lit office buildings, industrial factories and skyscrapers, the endless hash of lights and shadows making the night seem as if it is teeming with life. Wi
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