Kyle Wiggers

Kyle Wiggers

Senior Reporter, Enterprise

Kyle Wiggers is a senior reporter at TechCrunch with a special interest in artificial intelligence. His writing has appeared in VentureBeat and Digital Trends, as well as a range of gadget blogs including Android Police, Android Authority, Droid-Life, and XDA-Developers. He lives in Brooklyn with his partner, a piano educator, and dabbles in piano himself occasionally — if mostly unsuccessfully.

The Latest from Kyle Wiggers

Fountain raises $100M to expand its applicant tracking system

The “Great Resignation,” the trend where workers are leaving their jobs at a higher-than-usual rate, is continuing unabated. According to a May PwC survey, 20% of employees said that they&

AI-powered parking platform Metropolis bags $167M

Metropolis, a startup building payment infrastructure for parking facilities, today announced that it raised $167 million in a Series B round co-led by 3L Capital and Assembly Ventures with participat

Tabnine raises $15.5M for AI that autocompletes code

Tabnine, a startup creating an “AI-powered assistant” for software developers, today closed a $15.5 million funding round co-led by Qualcomm Ventures, OurCrowd and Samsung NEXT Ventures wi

Zoovu lands $169M to drive online product discovery experiences

The competition in e-commerce has become fiercer as the pandemic drives shoppers online. At the same time, customers have grown to expect better experiences. According to help desk software vendor Hiv

Platform9 raises $26M to help manage distributed cloud clusters

Platform9, which bills itself as an “open distributed cloud company,” today announced that it closed a $26 million funding round led by Celesta Capital with participation from Cota Capital

AI startup Cohere launches a nonprofit research lab

Cohere, a startup creating large language models to rival those from OpenAI, today announced the launch of a nonprofit research lab: Cohere For AI. Headed by Google alum Sara Hooker, Cohere says that

Proving that contact center tech remains desirable, Invoca raises $83M

Invoca, a platform that uses AI to analyze calls for marketing, sales and customer agent training purposes, today closed an $83 million funding round that values the company at $1.1 billion post-money

DealHub secures $60M for sales tools to configure, price and quote

Configure, price and quote software, also known as CPQ software, is designed to help sellers quote complex and configurable products, like heavy trucks with different types of chassis and engines. Dem

No-code tool Next Matter lands $16M to automate business processes

Next Matter, a workflow automation platform for business operations, today closed a $16 million Series A funding round led by OMERS Ventures with participation from BlueYard and Crane Venture. The pro

Onymos raises $12M to provide plug-in features for apps

Onymos, a “feature-as-a-service” platform for app development, today announced that it closed a $12 million Series A round led by Great Point Ventures with participation from Benhamou Glob

Construction design platform Alice Technologies bags fresh capital to expand

Alice Technologies, a startup developing software to help construction companies plan projects including bridges, tunnels, high-speed rail systems and mixed-use towers, today announced it raised $30 m

Apple enters the BNPL market as regulation, competition intensify

How will all of these BNPL-focused providers fare with Apple pounding its way into their market?

Maze raises $40M to help facilitate software product research

Product research generally involves determining whether an idea for a new product might be successful and how to best develop and sell that product. It’s a straightforward process, in theory, bu

Papercup raises $20M for AI that automatically dubs videos

Dubbing is a lucrative market, with Verified Market Research predicting that film dubbing services alone could generate $3.6 billion annually by 2027. But it’s also a laborious and costly proces

Google expands Vertex, its managed AI service, with new features

Roughly a year ago, Google announced the launch of Vertex AI, a managed AI platform designed to help companies to accelerate the deployment of AI models. To mark the service’s anniversary and th

HYCU locks down additional funding to grow its cloud data protection business

Hybrid Cloud Up Time (HYCU), a self-described “backup-as-a-service” company for customers managing hybrid and multicloud environments, today announced that it raised $53 million in a &#822

Middesk raises $57M to automate business verification and underwriting

Middesk, a platform designed to automate business verification and underwriting decisions, today announced that it raised $57 million in a Series B round co-led by Insight Partners and Canapi Ventures

GitHub sunsets Atom, the software dev environment it launched in 2011

GitHub today announced that it will sunset Atom, the text editor for software development that the company introduced in 2011. In a blog post, GitHub said that it will archive the Atom repository and

Finch raises $15M to build an API for HR systems

Finch, which builds APIs to connect corporate payroll, HR and benefits systems, today announced that it raised $15 million in a Series A funding round led by Menlo Ventures with participation from Gen

LibLab raises $42M to launch its ‘SDK-as-a-service’ platform

LibLab, which bills itself as an “SDK-as-a-service” platform for engineers, today announced that it raised $42 million in Series A funding from Insight Partners with participation from Zee
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