Natural language processing

Clarifai Raises $60M in Series C Funding to Bring AI to Developers Everywhere

Friday, October 15, 2021 - 3:00pm

WILMINGTON, Del., Oct. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Clarifai, the leading AI platform for unstructured image, video, text, and audio data, announced that it closed a $60 million Series C funding round. This funding round was led by New Enterprise Associates (NEA), with participation from existing investors Menlo Ventures, Union Square Ventures, Lux Capital, LDV Capital, Corazon Capital, NYU Innovation Venture Fund, and new investors CPP Investments, NextEquity Partners, SineWave Ventures, and Trousdale Capital. Andrew Schoen, Partner at NEA, will join the Board. The amount raised brings the company's total funding to $100 million and will be used to expand its sales, marketing, and engineering teams.

Key Points: 
  • WILMINGTON, Del., Oct. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Clarifai , the leading AI platform for unstructured image, video, text, and audio data, announced that it closed a $60 million Series C funding round.
  • Clarifai's deep learning AI platform accelerates model development for developers, business operators, and data scientists at the world's largest organizations by automating every step of the AI lifecycle.
  • Clarifai also makes it easy for developers to manage all of their AI resources.
  • The Series C funding will allow Clarifai to fuel its international expansion by hiring more team members in its global sales, marketing, and engineering departments, augmenting its longstanding commitment to bringing AI to developers worldwide.

Clarifai Raises $60M in Series C Funding to Bring AI to Developers Everywhere

Friday, October 15, 2021 - 3:00pm

WILMINGTON, Del., Oct. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Clarifai, the leading AI platform for unstructured image, video, text, and audio data, announced that it closed a $60 million Series C funding round. This funding round was led by New Enterprise Associates (NEA), with participation from existing investors Menlo Ventures, Union Square Ventures, Lux Capital, LDV Capital, Corazon Capital, NYU Innovation Venture Fund, and new investors CPP Investments, NextEquity Partners, SineWave Ventures, and Trousdale Capital. Andrew Schoen, Partner at NEA, will join the Board. The amount raised brings the company's total funding to $100 million and will be used to expand its sales, marketing, and engineering teams.

Key Points: 
  • WILMINGTON, Del., Oct. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Clarifai , the leading AI platform for unstructured image, video, text, and audio data, announced that it closed a $60 million Series C funding round.
  • Clarifai's deep learning AI platform accelerates model development for developers, business operators, and data scientists at the world's largest organizations by automating every step of the AI lifecycle.
  • Clarifai also makes it easy for developers to manage all of their AI resources.
  • The Series C funding will allow Clarifai to fuel its international expansion by hiring more team members in its global sales, marketing, and engineering departments, augmenting its longstanding commitment to bringing AI to developers worldwide.

Paris-Based Natural Language Processing and AI Automation Startup Expands Globally with New York City Headquarters

Friday, October 15, 2021 - 2:41pm

PARIS, Oct. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Yseop , a pioneer in Natural Language Processing (NLP) and world-leading AI software company, today announced the expansion of its global operations in the U.S.

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  • PARIS, Oct. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Yseop , a pioneer in Natural Language Processing (NLP) and world-leading AI software company, today announced the expansion of its global operations in the U.S.
  • Emmanuel joined Yseop as CEO in 2017, leading the company's growth and vision to bring the benefits of automation and NLP to enterprise companies globally.
  • YSEOP is an international company specializing in artificial intelligence and is a pioneer in natural language processing (NLP) technology.
  • Its industry-leading Augmented Analyst Natural Language Processing AI Platform supportsenterprise no-code applications for business users.

The Alliance for Advancing Health Online Invests $7M+ through the Vaccine Confidence Fund to Boost Vaccination Confidence through Social Media

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 5:33pm

VCF is the first flagship program of the Alliance for Advancing Health Online (AAHO).

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  • VCF is the first flagship program of the Alliance for Advancing Health Online (AAHO).
  • The AAHOs mission is to bring together members from the technology, health, global development and academic sectors to advance public understanding of how social media and other online platforms can be leveraged to increase vaccination confidence and vaccine uptake.
  • Supporting the public health efforts to increase vaccine confidence has been our top priority, said KX Jin, Facebooks Head of Health.
  • Finally, more than half of the grantees will be investigating the connection between social media (online) and vaccine uptake (offline) through vaccination bookings and/or actual vaccinations via health clinics.

IT Organizations Can Achieve Breakthrough Improvements by Embracing Digital Technology

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 3:00pm

For years, companies have been making incremental improvements, optimizing processes, cutting costs and reducing transactional labor to reach world-class performance.

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  • For years, companies have been making incremental improvements, optimizing processes, cutting costs and reducing transactional labor to reach world-class performance.
  • But new technologies allow many companies to fast-forward to Digital World Class levels of operational excellence and business value.
  • And they can get much of this benefit by overlaying digital technology on their existing systems, rather than embarking on large-scale infrastructure changes.
  • It contains more than 30 metrics detailing the performance of Digital World Class IT organizations.

Diverse Investors Join $2 Million SupplyHive™ Seed Round; Investors Sixty8 Capital, Angeles Investors and Service Provider Capital solidify diversity, inclusion missions

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 2:00pm

With the addition of Sixty8 Capital, Angeles Investors, and Service Provider Capital, SupplyHive will have the strength to deliver even more.

Key Points: 
  • With the addition of Sixty8 Capital, Angeles Investors, and Service Provider Capital, SupplyHive will have the strength to deliver even more.
  • These diverse venture capital firms continue the growing trend in venture-backed start-ups with diverse funds that support diversely founded companies.
  • "Angeles Investors is very excited to join other leading Venture Capital firms and investors with our investment in SupplyHive," said Adela Cepeda, chair of Angeles Investors.
  • Based in Denver, Colorado, Service Provider Capital LLC is a venture capital fund that co-invests in Seed and Series A deals led by institutional venture funds.

Expert.ai Named Winner in 2021 API Awards

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 1:30pm

BOSTON, Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Expert.ai is excited to announce thatthe expert.ai Natural Language(NL) APIhas won a 2021 API Award in the Best API Debutcategory.The 2021 API Awards celebrate the incredible technical innovation, adoption, and reception in the API & microservices industries and use by a global developer community.

Key Points: 
  • BOSTON, Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Expert.ai is excited to announce thatthe expert.ai Natural Language(NL) APIhas won a 2021 API Award in the Best API Debutcategory.The 2021 API Awards celebrate the incredible technical innovation, adoption, and reception in the API & microservices industries and use by a global developer community.
  • Expert.ai's win here at the 2021 API Awards is evidence of their leading role in the growth of the API Economy," said Jonathan Pasky, Executive Producer & Co-Founder of DevNetwork, producer of API World & the 2021 API Awards.
  • The 2021 API Awards will be presented at the 2021 API Awards Ceremony during API World 2021 Virtual (Oct 26-28, 2021).
  • While waiting for the event and the 2021 API Awards Ceremony, start the conversation on expert.ai's Community site ,collaborate with other API enthusiasts and create new business relationships withresponsiveNL-based API solutions.

Benchmark Genome Study Demonstrates Accuracy of Artificial Intelligence in Rapidly Diagnosing Rare Diseases in Critically Ill Patients

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 1:00pm

In addition, Fabric GEM ranked specific diseases and conditions associated with these genes to assist clinicians in the ultimate diagnosis of each case.

Key Points: 
  • In addition, Fabric GEM ranked specific diseases and conditions associated with these genes to assist clinicians in the ultimate diagnosis of each case.
  • These findings demonstrate how artificial intelligence (AI) can successfully reduce the burden of gene variant review by clinical geneticists.
  • This study provides the rigorous benchmark validation required for its use in the clinic, showcasing how any hospital can bring informed genomics to their patients.
  • The complete study, titled Artificial intelligence enables comprehensive genome interpretation and nomination of candidate diagnoses for rare genetic diseases , can be accessed on the Genome Medicine website.

Consensus Cloud Solutions Expands Offering to Address the Growing Need for Secure Data Exchange and Interoperability Solutions

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 12:00pm

Consensus Cloud Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: CCSI) (Consensus) started as a secure digital document transmission solution more than 25 years ago and has grown to be a leading global digital cloud fax technology.

Key Points: 
  • Consensus Cloud Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: CCSI) (Consensus) started as a secure digital document transmission solution more than 25 years ago and has grown to be a leading global digital cloud fax technology.
  • On October 8, 2021, Consensus Cloud Solutions started publicly trading as an independent company focused on serving compliance and data-driven organizations in the healthcare, financial, manufacturing and legal industries.
  • The direction of the new Consensus solution suite creates an opportunity to focus on the growing need for secure, intuitive ways to access, transform, enhance and exchange actionable data using innovative market-leading interoperability capabilities.
  • The Consensus healthcare interoperability suite of secure solutions offers the following features:

Pathway Raises $1.3 Million to Scale its AI-Powered Medical Knowledge Platform

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 10:00am

In a context where the COVID pandemic has generated an unprecedented volume of evolving clinical guidelines and revealed vulnerabilities within information dissemination systems, medical knowledge startup Pathway Medical has announced it raised $1.3 million ($CAD 1.6 million) to scale its clinical decision support platform.

Key Points: 
  • In a context where the COVID pandemic has generated an unprecedented volume of evolving clinical guidelines and revealed vulnerabilities within information dissemination systems, medical knowledge startup Pathway Medical has announced it raised $1.3 million ($CAD 1.6 million) to scale its clinical decision support platform.
  • We are thankful for our investors continued support in our efforts to democratize medical knowledge and advance evidence-based care, stated Pathway cofounder and CEO Jonathan Hershon St-Jean.
  • With 33 medical specialties, more than 1,000 guidelines, and more than 45,000 graded recommendations, Pathway offers one of the most robust structured knowledge bases available today.
  • Pathways machine learning platform offers a unique proprietary decision-support product that can improve health outcomes quickly and at scale.