• Guardian Optical Technologies raises $3.1 for its in-car computer vision sensor

    21 days ago - By Venture Beat

    EXCLUSIVE: Guardian Optical Technologies, a computer vision startup based in Tel Aviv, Israel, today announced a $3.1 million funding round led by the Toyota-backed Mirai Creation Fund, Goldbell Investments, and Translink Capital. Using camera technology that can detect motion as faint a micrometer, it aims to develop an in-car platform that improv...
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  • Cordial raises $15M for smarter emails and messaging

    Cordial raises $15M for smarter emails and messaging

    21 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    Cordial , a San Diego startup building what CEO Jeremy Swift described as a “truly next generation platform” for email marketing, has raised $15 million in Series B funding.
    Swift and his co-founders come from email marketing company BlueHornet/Mapp Digital, which he said gave them the background to see “the market was really screaming: There needs to be a better way.
    We've written about plenty of other email marketing products. For example, last week I covered Stensul , which focuses on the email creation process. But Swift argued that most startups are building “point solutions” that sit...
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  • Signal Media raises $16 million to grow its AI-powered reputation management platform

    Signal Media raises $16 million to grow its AI-powered reputation management platform

    21 days ago - By Venture Beat

    Signal Media, a reputation management platform that uses artificial intelligence to scour myriad news and data sources to derive insights, has closed a $16 million round of funding led by GMG Ventures, the venture capital fund recently launched by the parent company of the U.K.'s Guardian newspaper. Other investors include MMC Ventures,...
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  • AI-fueled market intelligence firm Signal Media takes $16M to tackle more targets

    AI-fueled market intelligence firm Signal Media takes $16M to tackle more targets

    21 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    Signal Media has closed a $16 million Series B funding round for an AI-fueled approach to media monitoring and b2b market intelligence. The UK startup uses machine learning techniques to filter through external information at scale - generating real-time insights for its customers, including for reputation management and decision support purposes.
    Its system analyzes more than 2.8M global online, print, television, radio and regulatory sources, translated in real time in over 100 languages from 200 markets - serving up a customized overview of public conversations, market movements and...
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  • Localize, the artificial intelligence-driven startup, raises $11 million

    21 days ago - By Inman

    Localize, a startup that aims to put together detailed information on every address in New York City, has raised $11 million in investor funds.
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