AI startups

What’s new in the world of generative AI?

Building off TechCrunch's regular drumbeat of AI coverage, we're going deeper into the weeds concerning how startups can take advantage of AI.

VCs love to talk about AI, but they aren’t writing as many checks as you might think

With AI hype peaking, it would seem that investment in AI startups would be correspondingly high, but surprisingly, it's way down.

So you want to launch an AI startup

At the Imagination in Action event last week at MIT, a number of industry folks talked about what it takes to build a successful AI startup.

Former Salesforce exec Bret Taylor is teaming up with Google AR/VR vet Clay Bavor on mystery startup

When Bret Taylor announced he was stepping down as co-CEO and co-chair at Salesforce in November, it was easy to be cynical about him saying he wanted to go build again. Well, guess what? He wanted to

4 questions to ask when evaluating AI prototypes for bias

As AI teams bring new products to life, it’s critical that they ask themselves the right questions to eliminate all kinds of bias.

As AI pervades biotech, what are investors looking for in 2023?

Six investors we surveyed recently told us that the macro environment has had a big impact on deal flow, valuations and M&A in biotech.

6 investors discuss why AI is more than just a buzzword in biotech

To get a better idea of how AI is affecting biotech in 2022, we asked six investors to tell us what they look for in a biotech startup today.

TechCrunch+ roundup: Summary slide showcase, video SEO strategy, how to value AI startups

If your deck doesn't give prospective investors a clear idea of how you will put their money to work, you're not going home with a term sheet.

3 methods for valuing pre-revenue novel AI startups

Valuing startups is an established process today, but do the methods employed apply equally to pre-revenue companies using novel AI?

Huge deals are pushing more AI startups into IPO territory

New data from CB Insights details a global AI funding market replete with activity, sharply divided by geography.