• Google invests in Japanese AI and machine learning startup ABEJA

    11 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    Google has made a rare investment in Japan after the company led a follow-on round for AI and machine learning startup ABEJA.
    The deal amount is undisclosed but a little digging suggests that it is likely a single-digit million US dollar figure. That's because six-year-old ABEJA did confirm that it has now raised JPY 6 billion from investors to date. The company has raised $45 million in disclosed capital, according to Crunchbase , which leaves around $8 million unaccounted for - although that covers both the Google investment and a previous Series A deal in 2014, which was also...
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