Nagraj Kashyap-led Microsoft Ventures launches new fund for AI startups

US-based Microsoft Ventures, the venture capital arm of software giant Microsoft, announced on Monday that it has formed a new fund for investments in startups focused on artificial intelligence. Nagraj Kashyap, who heads Microsoft Ventures, confirmed the development in a blog post. The corpus of the new fund was not announced, but the company has […]

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AI-solutions provider Corseco raises $150K in funding

Ameera-Shah_feGhaziabad-based Corseco Technologies Pvt. Ltd, the company which runs and operates Corseco, which provides AI-based Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions to other businesses has raised $150,000 (Rs 1 crore) in funding from Ameera Shah, managing director and CEO, Metropolis Healthcare Limited, and Vivek Bhargava, CEO, iProspect India for an 8% equity stake. The company […]

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Samsung to acquire Viv, the next gen AI platform

Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. on Thursday said it agreed to acquire Viv Labs Inc., the company behind open artificial intelligence platform Viv. The financial details of the transactions were not disclosed by the company. With Viv, Samsung will be able to unlock and offer new service experiences for its customers, including one that simplifies user […]

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AI startup Staqu raises funding from Indian Angel Network

Atul-Rai2Gurgaon-based artificial intelligence (AI) focused startup Staqu Technologies Pvt. Ltd has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Indian Angel Network (IAN). The funding round was led by Bikky Khosla, Neeraj Singal and Ajay Gupta on behalf of IAN, the company said in a statement. Khosla will join the board of directors of Staqu. The […]

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Meet the five startups selected for Oracle’s accelerator programme

orcle_feA fin-tech company, an augmented reality solutions company and a mobile-first automated employee on-boarding platform are among the five startups selected by computer technology giant Oracle for the maiden edition of its startup accelerator programme. Christened Oracle Startup Cloud Accelerator Programme, it is a global startup accelerator initiative by Oracle with the Indian arm leading […]

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