Why it’s so hard to market enterprise AI/ML products and what to do about it
Healthy pipeline generation is the bugbear of the AI/ML industry, yet there is very little content on how to address it.
Wordle brought ‘tens of millions’ of new users to the New York Times
The New York Times Company’s first-quarter financial results prove what we’ve all known all along: people really like Wordle. You know the story by now. Josh Wardle made a fun little word
Kooply taps into $18M from Microsoft and more for a mobile games dev platform still in stealth
Mobile dominates the world of gaming, with smartphone and tablet games generating $93.2 billion in revenues in 2021, more than console ($50.4 billion) and PC ($36.7 billion) combined, according to gam
TruEra raises $25M for its AI analytics and monitoring platform
TruEra, a startup that offers an AI quality management solution to optimize, explain and monitor machine learning models, today announced that it has raised a $25 million Series B round led by Menlo V
Zapt is now Trela; aims to remove the middleman from group food shopping
The inspiration for Brazil-based Trela came from a person buying food for their neighbors directly from suppliers rather than the grocery store.
Depict.ai raises $17M to give e-commerce sites Amazon-level product recommendation muscle
Amazon rules the roost when it comes to e-commerce, not just because of its size but because of how it uses that to amass large amounts information that it in turn uses to continue feeding the machine
CausaLens gets $45M for no-code technology that introduces cause and effect into AI decision making
One of the most popular applications of artificial intelligence to date has been to use it to predict things, using algorithms trained with historical data to determine a future outcome. But popularit
Cube RM raises $8M round, led by Runa, to create global government tenders platform
There are millions of tenders and public sector contracts published every year by governments globally. The value of all this is estimated to be about $5 billion, and is expected to reach $9 billion b
Europe’s digital rules reboot could tame Facebook, whistleblower Frances Haugen tells EU Parliament
In her latest turn in front of a phalanx of lawmakers, Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen gave a polished testimony to the European Parliament on Monday — following similar sessions in front
Funnel, a no-code tool for marketers to organize disparate data sources, raises $66M in ‘pre-IPO’ round
The world of marketing has become a world of marketing tech. But marketers are not necessarily engineers, so working with the terabytes of data their campaigns produce can be a challenge. Today, a Sto
Google Cloud launches a managed Spark service
At its Cloud Next event, Google today announced the launch of Spark on Google Cloud as a fully managed service. With this, the popular open source data processing engine will become a premium offering
Data scientists: Don’t be afraid to explore new avenues
While there has been an uptick in fully remote jobs thanks to the pandemic, extending the scope of your job search will provide more opportunities that match your interest.
Companies betting on data must value people as much as AI
The truth is, we are still early when it comes to data transformation. The success of tech giants that put data at the core of their business models set off a spark that is only starting to take off.
After raising $10M, Ryte launches ‘Carbon KPI’ to measure the CO2 footprint of web sites
As we become more and more aware of the kind of impact we are having on this planet we call our home, just about everything is having its CO2 impact measured. Who knew, until recently, that streaming
Iterative raises $20M for its MLOps platform
Iterative, an open-source startup that is building an enterprise AI platform to help companies operationalize their models, today announced that it has raised a $20 million Series A round led by 468 C
4 things to remember when adapting AI/ML learning models during a pandemic
The progress seen in AI/machine learning leading up to and during the pandemic cannot be ignored, but this crisis brings with it a unique opportunity for updates and innovation in modeling.
Kbox picks up £12M additional funding to let underused commercial kitchens do takeout for delivery
Kbox Global, the U.K. startup that turns underused commercial kitchen space into takeout delivery hubs — therefore helping existing kitchens generate much-needed revenue — has raised £12
Immunai wants to map the entire immune system and raised $20 million in seed funding to do it
For the past two years the founding team of Immunai had been working stealthily to develop a new technology to map the immune system of any patient. Founded by Noam Solomon, a Harvard and MIT-educated
‘People are in the fights of their lives’ with alcohol use disorders, and Monument wants to help
More than 14.4 million adults over the age of 18 in the United States exhibited some kind of alcohol use disorder, and only about 7.9% of those people received treatment. Alcohol-related deaths number
Enterprise companies find MLOps critical for reliability and performance
Machine learning ops focuses on the ML model and datasets, as opposed to code. Data engineers run MLOps, but it’s likely that the specialized role of MLOps engineer will come about soon.