AI & Machine Learning

Startups Weekly #9 – Artificial Intelligence & the Digital Transformation of the Insurance Industry

Artificial intelligence is now used in many industries. Insurance companies are also in the midst of digital transformation. Driven by the innovative InsureTechs, the...

Twitter Acquires London-Based Fabula AI

Fabula AI and Twitter struck a deal to add the algorithm-based news quality company to its artificial intelligence research department. Following the acquisition, Twitter...

Social Weaknesses of the Use of AI in Image Recognition

Kate Crawford, co-director and co-founder of the AI Now Institute at New York University, presents a lecture alongside NYU artist fellow, Trevor Paglen, which...

Civey Enables Everyone to Know the World’s Intentions

Civey is a German polling institute using an automated statistical algorithm that turns public opinions into actionable insights.

Kolibree Created an AI-Powered Toothbrush to Improve Oral Hygiene

Kolibree is a company that wants to enhance people's health and lifestyle. They created Ara, a toothbrush that utilizes AI technology to educate people about their brushing performance to prevent plaque and cavities.

How to Learn Chinese with Lily, the Smart AI-Powered Speaker

Learning another language has never been easy, but developers at Maybe want to make it simple and effective with Lily, a smart speaker that can teach you Chinese.

IoT Transportation Startup KONUX Raises €11,5 Million in Series B Round Joined by Alibaba

KONUX gives service to infrastructure managers that need a solution to improve their railway maintenance. They integrate sensor systems to monitor railroads and use Al and machine learning to prevent railroad failures.

Chris, the Digital Car Assistant with AI, Raises €7 Million

German Autolabs is a startup based in Berlin that combined the latest voice and gesture control technology with AI to create a smart car assistant. The startup has recently announced a €7 million funding round.

Startup Dixa Raises €12.4M in Series A for its Customer Friendship Platform

Customer service is an essential part of many companies in today's extremely competitive world. The Copenhagen and London based startup Dixa aims to solve the customer service challenges and help companies to create personalized customer experiences.

With MADANA, You Can Profit from Your Data While Preserving Its Ownership

It is no secret that lots of companies are selling data and making good money out of it. But what happens with it after it is sold or after users give the data away for free? The startup MADANA has built an open data analysis platform allowing companies and users to monetize their data without having to give up their ownership.

UrmO – The Light-Weight Electric Vehicle Strives to Improve the Urban Commuting Experience

Is your daily city commute a long and frustrating process? With UrmO's electric self-balancing scooter, you can get around the city quickly and hassle-free.

Fresh Energy App Tells You How Much Energy Individual Devices Consume

Do you know how much electricity your fridge consumes? The Berlin-based startup Fresh Energy collects energy consumption data to provide their customers with valuable insights in real time.

Leanheat: The Smart Heating Solution

Traditional building heating systems are flawed. The startup Leanheat is a pioneer in smart heating solutions.

Lateral Helps Companies to Access Their Knowledge

How can businesses preserve the knowledge their employees acquired in the company over the years? The Berlin-based startup Lateral developed a solution that does even more.

Crunchr: Improving Your Business Performance with Employee Data

Workforce analytics can boost a company's success. Crunchr developed six apps that turn employee data into useful insights to improve company performance.
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FlixBus Parent Company Picks Up €500 Million in Series F

FlixMobility, offering travel across FlixBus, FlixTrain and soon FlixCar, has landed the largest tech funding round in Germany to date. Collecting €500 million from...

Funding Round for SumUp Totals €330 Million

In a press release, SumUp announced their latest loan backing from major investors. The €330 million will allow the company to continue to expand...

Additional €53 Million Closes Out TravelPerk Series C Round

TravelPerk finishes its series C round to provide funding for their quick and flexible travel options for business consumers. Kinnevik, Partners of DST Global,...