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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Helpshift raises $23 mn from Microsoft Ventures, Salesforce Ventures, others

L to R: Abinash Tripathy & Baishampayan Ghose, Co-founders, HelpshiftPune- and San Francisco-based mobile customer relationship management (CRM) company Helpshift Inc. has raised $23 million (around Rs 153.6 crore) in a Series B funding round led by Microsoft Ventures and Salesforce Ventures. Existing investors Intel Capital, Nexus Venture Partners, True Ventures and Visionnaire Ventures also participated in the round. With the latest round, Helpshift […]

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