Gupshup’s chatbot authoring and multichannel messaging platform gets $100M boost

Gupshup platform

upshup, a messaging-focused customer engagement platform, today announced it has raised $100 million in funding from Tiger Global Management, valuing the startup at $1.4 billion. Gupshup says the funds will be put toward its go-to-market, product, and customer acquisition efforts.

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YC-backed Abacum nets $7M to empower finance teams with real-time data and collaboration tools

Abacum

SaaS to support mid-sized companies’ financial planning with real-time data and native collaboration isn’t the sexiest startup pitch under the sun but it’s one that’s swiftly netted Abacum a bunch of notable backers — including Creandum, which is leading a $7M seed round that’s being announced today.

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Snorkel AI’s app development platform lures $35M

Snorkel AI

Snorkel AI, a startup developing data labeling tools aimed at enterprises , today announced that it raised $35 million in a series B round led by Lightspeed Venture Partners. The funding marks the launch of the company’s Application Studio, a visual builder with templated solutions for common AI use cases based on best practices from academic institutions.

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Streamlit nabs $35M Series B to expand machine learning platform

StreamLit

As a company founded by data scientists, Streamlit may be in a unique position to develop tooling to help companies build machine learning applications. For starters, it developed an open source project, but today the startup announced an expanded beta of a new commercial offering and $35 million Series B funding.

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CaptivateIQ raises $46 million to automate sales commission programs

Captivate IQ platform

Incentive compensation platform CaptivateIQ today announced that it raised $45 million in series B financing led by Accel. The company says it plans to use the funding to expand its reach, as well as to develop AI technologies that benefit sales planning and other parts of the business connected to sales.

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Blue Dot raises $32M for AI that helps companies comply with tax codes

Bluedot platform

Tax compliance platform Blue Dot (previously VatBox) today announced it has raised $32 million, bringing its total raised to over $96 million. The firm says it will put the funds toward product R&D and expanding the size of its globlal workforce.

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Berlin’s Bryter raises $66M to take its no-code tools for enterprises to the US

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No-code startups continue to see a lot of traction. Bryter – an AI-based no-code startup that has built a platforms used by some 100 global enterprises to date across some 2,000 business applications and workflows – is announcing a new round of funding to double down on that opportunity.

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Upsolver enables no-code data analytics in the cloud with $25M funding

Upsolver

Upsolver, a no-code startup that enables analytics on cloud data lakes, this morning announced that it raised $25 million in financing led by Scale Venture Partners. The company, which also today launched a free community edition of its product, says the funds will be used to hire engineers and scale its go-to-market efforts.

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Generalists vs. Tech Leaders: AI Adoption at Any Stage

The healthcare and life sciences industries have been on the pulse of AI for years now, and as such, a recent survey, “The 2021 AI Healthcare Survey Report,” seeks to explore the trending technologies, tools, practices, and attitudes towards AI. Part of this research uncovers some of the fundamental differences of AI behaviors between AI novices and experts.

The healthcare and life sciences industries have been on the pulse of AI for years now, and as such, a recent survey, “The 2021 AI Healthcare Survey Report,” seeks to explore the trending technologies, tools, practices, and attitudes towards AI. Part of this research uncovers some of the fundamental differences of AI behaviors between AI novices and experts.

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Top 20 Artificial Intelligence research labs in the world in 2021

Top 20 AI tech labs 2021

Artificial intelligence is continuously evolving and propagating across every industry. With much of the groundbreaking innovations moving the industry forward, the technology is continuously making headlines every day. Here’s a look at the top 20 AI Research Labs in the world that are leading the research and development in AI and related technologies.

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Hugging Face gets an Amazon treatment

AWS Hugging Face

To amplify the process of embracing natural language processing models via the power of AI, Amazon Web Service (AWS) chose to collaborate with Hugging Face, who are pursuing various ways to make this process elementary.

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Impact of Artificial Intelligence in Casino Gaming

Casino blackjack table

You’ve heard about Artificial Intelligence but can it really be used in the casino business? After all, doesn’t the casino already have a house edge? Now that the pandemic has happened, and casinos throughout both Europe and the US are facing fiscal challenges, many casino operators are looking to Artificial Intelligence to ensure the casino remains in the black.

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At John Deere, ‘Hard Iron Meets Artificial Intelligence’

John Deere

John Deere is leveraging Intel’s artificial intelligence (AI) technology to help solve a costly, age-old problem in the manufacturing welding process. Deere is piloting a solution that uses computer vision to automatically spot common defects in the automated welding process in its manufacturing facilities.

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These Stanford AI Lab dropouts raised $50 million to improve Conversations

Zayd Enam - Cresta

Using its artificial intelligence tools, Cresta studies chats and phone conversations, then tells retail representatives the “best,” or most likely to be effective, replies while they’re still on the line. Agents using the startup’s software convert 20% more sales than those who don’t Enam claims.

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