FAPESP e IBM selecionam propostas para Centro de Inteligência Artificial

A FAPESP e a IBM apoiarão a criação de um Centro de Inteligência Artificial (IA), dentro do programa de Centro de Pesquisa em Engenharia (CPE) da FAPESP. O novo Centro deverá desenvolver pesquisa disruptiva, com potencial para promover mudanças de paradigma na área de IA. A componente básica do programa de pesquisa deverá aprofundar conhecimentos, …

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Finep seleciona startups para investimento. Inscreva a sua!

A Finep está com inscrições abertas para a segunda rodada do edital de 2018 do programa Finep Startup. Os interessados podem se inscrever até o dia 28 de fevereiro no site do edital. A financiadora planeja selecionar 30 empresas que já tenham produto mínimo viável (MVP, na sigla em inglês), prova de conceito ou que …

AI pharma start-up BenevolentAI now worth $2 billion after $115 million funding boost

British artificial intelligence start-up BenevolentAI has bagged $115 million from investors, lifting its pre-money valuation to $2 billion. The London-based firm, which is focused on the pharmaceutical industry, said the latest round of funding will help it scale drug development and its AI platform. The company currently has more than 20 drug programs. It said …

SenseTime Raises US$600 Million in Series C Funding

BEIJING, April 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- SenseTime (the "Company"), China's leading artificial intelligence (AI) company, has successfully raised US$600 million in its Series C round of funding. Alibaba Group is taking the lead role for this round of funding and other participants include Temasek and Suning. As the Company set a record by raising US$410 …

Led by Softbank, Lemonade Gets $120M in New Funding

  Insurtech Lemonade has raised $120 million in new funding for its mobile insurance platform, led by Japanese technology investment firm Softbank, the startup announced today. Lemonade, which provides home and renters insurances to users via mobile, will use the money to create new coverage products in 2018 as well as international expansion, according to …