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6 cloud trends to watch in 2022

Calii bags $22.5M to build Latin America’s grocery shopping future

The mobile grocery app automates the supply chain, enabling customers to choose over 5,000 products delivered via a network of micro-fulfillment centers in less than two hours. 

An early bet on Solana and others has led to a new, $500M fund for Foundation Capital

Foundation Capital, an early-stage venture firm with offices in Palo Alto and San Francisco, has been around for 27 years, in many iterations. It has been sprawling, it has been small, it has thrived,

New Greylock venture partner Mustafa Suleyman is looking for AI’s next best thing

Suleyman says the time has come for AI due to the ecosystem maturing and more people understand the strengths and limitations of AI and how to use it.

Meta researchers build an AI that learns equally well from visual, written or spoken materials

Advances in the AI realm are constantly coming out, but they tend to be limited to a single domain: For instance, a cool new method for producing synthetic speech isn’t also a way to recognize e

Zingtree turns complex customer service processes into clear action plans

Customer service is making and breaking companies over the past two years as shopping moved online and consumers wanted more out of the traditional service companies were offering. Zingtree provides i

Ambient.ai aims to provide AI-powered building security, minus bias and privacy pitfalls

Security — as in “hey you, you can’t go in there” — quickly becomes a complex, arguably impossible job once you get past a few buildings and cameras. Who can watch everywhere at

Smart calendar tool Clockwise raises $45M to help remote teams avoid burnout using AI

Clockwise, a time management and smart calendar tool, has raised $45 million in Series C funding led by Coatue, with participation from Atlassian Ventures and existing investors Accel, Greylock Partne

Verana Health closes $150M round to glean more detail from electronic health records

Verana Health, a company focused on collecting and organizing troves of medical data, announced a $150 million Series E funding round on Friday. This round comes as the company sets its sights on new

7bridges raises $17M to automate logistics supply chains using AI

Supply chain logistics — getting components and eventually finished products from A to B to C — is one of the most critical parts of running a business, not least because it is one of the

5 essential factors for attracting angel investment

From my point of view as an angel investor and former entrepreneur, here are five essential factors I look for when considering my next investment.

Databricks launches its first industry-specific lakehouse

As cloud infrastructure projects grow increasingly complex, there’s been a trend in the industry to launch prepackaged solutions for specific verticals. Today, the well-funded data analytics fir

BigPanda gets its horn after securing $190M in fresh capital

The company’s technology transforms huge volumes of IT data into actionable insight and automates incident management so IT operations teams can be proactive about their response processes.

With more data available than ever, are companies making smarter decisions?

Baseball is like a laboratory for advanced statistical analysis, and businesses could learn a lot from watching how the sport deals with expanding datasets.

HealthLeap raises $1.1M pre-seed to reduce malnutrition in hospitals with clinical AI assistant

Malnutrition is very common among hospitalized patients in the U.S., and its coded prevalence is increasing. Amid this problem lies an opportunity to optimize the overall quality of patient care, impr

MVP versus EVP: Is it time to introduce ethics into the agile startup model?

Rather than developing a minimum viable product (MVP), companies should develop and roll out an ethically viable product (EVP) based on responsible artificial intelligence (RAI).

The convergence of deep neural networks and immunotherapy

What do deep neural networks and cancer immunotherapy have in common?

Stop creating self-fulfilling prophecies: How to apply AI to small data problems

To avoid the trap of creating self-fulfilling prophecies, here’s the process you should follow for applying AI to small data problems.

Global stakeholders should use AI to mitigate impact of heat islands in cities

Interventions involving public health officials, enterprises, governments, communities, nonprofits and tech partners are the way to democratize technology and rectify urban heat island devastation.

Avoma puts new capital to use making meetings work smarter

Avoma aims to set it apart from competitors by bringing meeting management, AI assistant and conversation intelligence into one tool.
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