Contextual advertising company GumGum raises $22M

GumGum is announcing that it’s raised $22 million from existing investors Morgan Stanley Expansion Capital, NEA spinout NewView Capital and Upfront Ventures. CEO Phil Schraeder said he’ll

Pearl, the healthcare spinout from LA-based AI startup, GumGum, raises $11 million

GumGum, the Los Angeles-based startup that’s spent the past decade applying machine learning technologies to advertising and sports, has spun out a new healthcare startup focused on the dental i

NEA spin-out NewView Capital raises $1.35B for its debut growth fund

Longtime NEA general partner Ravi Viswanathan has launched a new fund and brought 31 of NEA's portfolio companies with him.

A new way to explain neural networks

Also known as deep learning, neural networks are the algorithmic constructs that enable machines to get better at everything from facial recognition and car collision avoidance to medical diagnoses an

Why the future of deep learning depends on finding good data

In the second part of our "A Mathless Guide to Neural Networks," we’ll take a look at why high-quality, labeled data is so important, where it comes from, how it’s used and what solutions our eage

Organizing your marketing tech stack

Figuring out how to organize your marketing stack is almost like putting together a 1,000 piece blank jigsaw puzzle -- impossible.

GumGum Sports helps teams and advertisers calculate the value of sponsorships

While GumGum is best-known as an in-image advertising company, CEO Ophir Tanz told me, “Advertising, in my mind, was just one aspect of what we did.” In other words, he sees plenty of othe

Setting the AI record straight (for now)

Artificial intelligence is changing the way we interact with our devices, friends and data. It promises to revolutionize how we work, shop, socialize, date, bank, heal, navigate… how we live. Yet he

In-Image Ad Company GumGum Raises $26M

<a target="_blank" href="http//">GumGum</a> announced this morning that it has raised $26 million in a Series C round led by Morgan Stanley Expansion Capital. Founded in 2007, the com

GumGum’s New ‘Canvas’ Ad Unit Takes Over Publisher Images

In-image advertising company <a target="_blank" href="">GumGum</a> has launched a bigger, more attention-grabbing ad unit — one that it says is the industry's first in-image tak

In-Image Ad Network GumGum Raises $7 Million From NEA, First Round And GRP

In-image ad network <a href="">GumGum</a> has raised $7 million in new funding from NEA with GRP and First Round Capital participating in the round. This brings GumGum's total fundin

Bedrock Thinks Publishers Should Create Their Own Ads

<img src="" width="215" height="32" /> The problem with most ads is that they suck. Publishers sign up for ad networks and they

Invites: Fotoglif Opens A Revenue-Sharing API For Ad-Supported Images

<img src="" width="215" height="199" /> Stock photography sites are moving towards free, with either free samples (<a href

Image Licensing Network GumGum Grabs $2.6 Million And Is Growing Fast

<img src="" width="184" height="65" /> Image licensing network <a href="">GumGum</a> has raised $2.6 milli

GumGum Wants To Turn Celebrity Pics Into Shopping Sprees With ShopThisLook

<img src="" width="206" height="200" /> Image licensing startup <a href="">GumGum</a> is introducing a ne

GumGum Adds B5Media, DailyFill To Its Image-Licensing Network

<img src="" /> Image-licensing network <a href="">GumGum</a> is growing by leaps and bounds. Measured as an adverti

Glam Teams With GumGum To Serve Free, Legal Images

<a href=""><img src="" class="shot" /></a> Image licensing platform <a href="

GumGum Rethinks Its Approach. Drops Flash

Music and movies may grab the most headlines when it comes to piracy, but many content providers on the web are also having trouble managing their images, which are easy to crop, resize, and copy. Som

GumGum Launches New Image Licensing Platform

GumGum launches an ambitious new project today – a new platform and business model for licensing content on the Internet, beginning with images. Image piracy runs rampant on the Internet, of cou