• SoftBank has a special fund focused on AI that's separate from the Vision Fund, and it just backed its first startup outside of Japan

    8 days ago - By Business Insider

    Custom software creator Engineer.AI has raised $29.5 million from Lakestar, Jungle Ventures, and SoftBank's AI-focused Deepcore fund.
    Engineer.AI makes it easy for people with modest budgets and limited technical know-how to commission a custom app, website, or other software from scratch.
    The startup uses AI to price its services and assign projects to its network of more than 30,000 engineers.
    Engineer.AI, a startup that lets anyone create their own custom software, has raised $29.5 million in its first round of funding, led by Lakestar Ventures, Jungle Ventures, and SoftBank's Deepcore...
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  • SoftBank has a special fund focused on AI that's separate from the Vision Fund, and it just backed its first startup outside of Japan

    SoftBank has a special fund focused on AI that's separate from the Vision Fund, and it just backed its first startup outside of Japan

    8 days ago - By Business Insider

    Custom software creator Engineer.AI has raised $29.5 million from Lakestar, Jungle Ventures, and SoftBank's AI-focused Deepcore fund.
    Engineer.AI makes it easy for people with modest budgets and limited technical know-how to commission a custom app, website, or other software from scratch.
    The startup uses AI to price its services and assign projects to its network of more than 30,000 engineers.
    Engineer.AI, a startup that lets anyone create their own custom software, has raised $29.5 million in its first round of funding, led by Lakestar Ventures, Jungle Ventures, and SoftBank's Deepcore...
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  • Engineer.ai raises $29.5M Series A for its AI+Humans software building platform

    Engineer.ai raises $29.5M Series A for its AI+Humans software building platform

    8 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    SF-based Engineer.ai launched in an invite-only manner two and a half years ago, bootstrapped by its founders. Its platform combines AI with crowdsourced teams of designers and developers to build bespoke digital products at - they say - twice the speed and less than a third of the cost of traditional software development.
    Today it's announced at Web Summit that its raised one of Europe's largest Series A investments at $29.5 million, led by Lakestar and Jungle Ventures with participation from Softbank's DeepCore. The round is among Europe's largest A-rounds to date.
    Engineer.ai's...
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  • Aiden.ai raises a $1.6M seed round for its AI marketing analyst

    8 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    Aiden.ai , a London based AI analytics startup, has raised a $1.6M seed round to develop its “AI-powered marketing analyst” which, they claim, is like having an extra person on the marketing team for mobile apps. The round has been led by Partech. Other investors include Sophia Bendz, who previously led marketing at Spotify and Nicolas Pinto, founder of Perceptio, acquired by Apple.
    This last round brings Aiden.ai's total funding to $2.3m, after an initial pre-seed round of $750,000 in March 2017 .
    Aiden.ai is also coming out the gate with its full product. Designed for mobile app...
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