AI & Machine Learning

Machine Translation Surges Ahead: lengoo Lands 6 Million EUR

Machine translation service company lengoo raises 6 million euros to push their technology to the frontlines of enterprise-level language translation services. Series A funding...

Wandelbots re-thinks the way industrial robots are programmed by users

Wandelbots provides cutting edge interaction technologies, allowing professionals without coding backgrounds to program robots on their own. Using demonstration-based tech, Wandelbots allows robots to...

Meet the World’s Smallest Sleep Wearable

Oura Ring provides daily feedback to improve health, helps better understand personal rest patterns and optimize well-being. Oura Ring lets users track body input...

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.
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Money Talks

Akeneo Generates 41.7 Million EUR for its Product Experience Management Service

Gone are the days of tedious Excel spreadsheets or outdated enterprise resource planning (ERP), product information management is about to get easier, as Akeneo...

Spendesk Raises 35 Million EUR in Series B to Better Business Banking

Spendesk has successfully raised 35 million EUR with Index Ventures as its leading investor. Spendesk has raised 54 million EUR over the years, including seed...

Female-Focused Media Brand Freeda Lands 14.5 Million EUR in Series B

Freeda lands 14.5 million EUR in a Series B funding. The round, led by Alven, will fuel the company’s expansion to English-speaking markets.  International Expansion The...