In the midst of an AI chip shortage, Microsoft wants to give a privileged few startups free access to “supercomputing” resources from its Azure cloud for developing AI models. Microsoft to
HiddenLayer, a security startup focused on protecting AI systems from adversarial attacks, today announced that it raised $50 million in a funding round co-led by M12 and Moore Strategic Ventures with
As the race to build generative AI tools for the enterprise devolves into a battle royale, big tech is busy wielding its most powerful weapon: checkbooks.
Valence Security, a company securing business app infrastructure, today announced that it raised $25 million in a Series A round led by M12, Microsoft’s corporate venture arm, with participation
Insite AI, a platform for consumer packaged goods companies that uses AI to provide recommendations on how to price, distribute and promote their products in physical stores, today launched out of ste
Space and Time, a decentralized data platform, has raised $20 million in strategic funding to help businesses grow through smart contract technology. “Our mission is to make smart contracts smarter
As the jobs market remains tight (mass layoffs and hiring freezes in tech aside), companies are laser-focused on retaining staff. One of the areas they’re investing in is upskilling, which aims
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
Search is hard, but even the decent tools developed by Google, Microsoft and others can’t seem to get it right when it comes to navigating the thousands of documents and ideas trapped in enterpr
Databook brings a "Moneyball" approach to the way sales reps interact with clients
Cybersecurity startup Hunters today announced that it has raised a $68 million Series C round led by Stripes. New investors DTCP, Cisco Investments and Databricks also invested in this round, together
Innovaccer has raised a new financing round and more than doubled its valuation to $3.2 billion from $1.3 billion in February this year as a growing number of healthcare organizations move to use the
The company offers a data-driven approach to streamlining the retailer procurement process with brands while connecting consumers to a wider variety of products.
Blackshark.ai, the Austrian startup behind the digital globe you fly over in Microsoft’s Flight Simulator, has raised a $20 million round A to develop and scale its replica-Earth tech. The poten
Truepic, a digital image verification software provider, has raised $26 million in a Series B funding round led by M12, Microsoft’s venture fund. Adobe, Sony Innovation Fund by IGV, Hearst Ventures
With the growing volume of ransomware and supply chain security attacks, there is a need for organizations to more rapidly detect threats. It’s that opportunity that startup Hunters is looking t
Webiny, an early-stage startup that launched in 2019 with an open-source, serverless CMS, had also developed a framework to help build the CMS, and found that customers were also interested in that to
As companies deliver code ever faster, they need tooling to provide some semblance of control and governance over the cloud resources being used to deliver it. Env0, a startup that is helping companie
There’s no excuse for the slow pace of improvement toward greater equity in the venture capital/startup game. And we’re tired of writing dispiriting posts about it.
This morning Parabol, a startup that provides retrospective meeting software to agile development teams, announced that it has closed an $8 million Series A. Microsoft’s venture capital arm, M12