Tagged: ai

Gute Reise! Travel Platform itravel Utilizes Blockchain & AI, Live on Companisto

Ready for a new investment or for a vacation? Oh, the places you will go! itravel could be the first digital travel agency that uses data analysis, artificial intelligence, and blockchain technology in order to provide customers with individually personalized trips. itravel seeks to remove the… Read More

Introducing ACE, Crowdo’s New Artificial Intelligence Due Diligence System

Crowdo, a South East Asian online marketplace for P2P lending and crowdfunding unveiled today its proprietary Artificial Intelligence driven due diligence system, Crowdo ACE, aimed at benefiting both their borrowers and investors. Crowdo ACE takes into account a few thousand unconventional and alternative attributes and… Read More

SoftBank Launches Third SoftBank Innovation Program

Tokyo-based SoftBank Corp. announced on Monday it has launched the third round for its SoftBank Innovation Program, which is a program that seeks a wide range of innovative solutions and technologies from around the world to consider for commercialization. SoftBank stated that the innovation program aims… Read More

Crowd Invest Summit Creators Launch ICO Chatbot “ICOQUIZ” – Should You Do an ICO?

The Initial Coin Offering (ICO) market has experienced hockey stick like growth as all types of companies have rushed to leverage the new approach to crowdfunding growth capital. It is estimated that over $3 billion has been raised via ICOs – a concept that did… Read More

Ant Financial Puts IPO on Hold; Plans More Startups & Artificial Intelligence Investments

Chinese fintech and Alibaba-affiliated Ant Financial revealed this week it is putting its Initial Public Offering (IPO) plans on hold and is now focused on investing in more startups and artificial intelligence (AI). The news of Ant Financial’s plans comes less than a year after… Read More

Fintech Supporter Marvelstone Pushes into AI with World’s Largest Artificial Intelligence Hub in Singapore

Marvelstone Group, the company behind the world’s largest Fintech hub – LATTICE80, is getting into Artificial Intelligence (AI) in a big way. Marvelstone has announced the creation of the “world’s largest AI Hub” based in Singapore. Marvelstone, based in Singapore, is a private investment group that… Read More

Chatbot SaaS Company BotSkill Crowdfunds on Britbots Following £250,000 Investment

London-based BotSkill, a Software as a Service (SaaS) chatbot firm, has secured a £250,000 investment led by the British Robotics Seed Fund (BRSF). Simultaneously, BotSkill has launched an investment crowdfunding campaign on Britbots Crowd. The offer on Britbots Crowd seeks £350,000 for an EIS eligible… Read More

Desktop Genetics Now Live on SyndicateRoom: Utilizing AI in Customizing CRISPR Libraries

  Desktop Genetics Ltd (DTG), a software company revolutionising the way biologists use CRISPR genome editing technology, and online investment platform SyndicateRoom have just opened a £1.5 million investment round. DTG plans to use the funds to commercialise products and support its expansion into the… Read More

Making Lemonade Even Sweeter: Zero Deductible Launched on First Anniversary

Lemonade, the insurance company powered by artificial intelligence and behavioral economics, has launched a new product called Zero Deductible which offers new and existing Lemonade members a ‘zero deductible’ upgrade, so they can make up to two claims each year with no deductible payments, and no rate hikes. The launch… Read More

CrowdFlower Names Kiva Engineer First Round Winner of $1 Million AI For Everyone Challenge

AI platform for data science and machine learning CrowdFlower announced on Thursday the first round winners of the “AI For Everyone” Challenge. The winning proposal, which receives $1 million, are computer vision projects that will label millions of images to build the largest collection of… Read More

Ready, Set, $50M ICO! TraneAi Funding Open Source AI-Training Blockchain Ecosystem

TraneAi, an emerging player in the rapidly expanding artificial-intelligence market, announced that it will offer the sale of $50 million in tokens to seed its decentralized, open-source AI-development ecosystem built on blockchain technology. “We believe that by building our solution for crowdsourced AI training data… Read More

Plum Fintech Completes Seedrs Round With Near £925,000 in Funding

Plum, an artificial intelligence (AI) chatbot for personal finance, completed its equity crowdfunding round on Seedrs and secured £923,255 in funds. The company, which was launched in January 2017 by the former head of international at TransferWise, Victor Trokoudes, is said to be the first AI-powered Facebook… Read More

Back to School, Disruption Encouraged: Starta Accelerator Selects Newest Startup Batch

The fourth batch of companies for the NYC’s Starta Accelerator includes 13 technological startups that will participate in the acceleration program and receive seed investment, bringing the gap between Eastern European and American tech. The program will start in mid-September and last for 3.5 months…. Read More

LendingTree Names Starbutter AI Winner of $25,000 Startup Innovation Spotlight

Online loan marketplace LendingTree announced on Thursday it has named Starbutter AI the winner of its Startup Innovation Spotlight, which showcased the top startup companies in fintech. LendingTree teamed up with LeadsCon for the event.  According to the company, the finalists presented their business plans on… Read More

China: WeiyangX Fintech Review

China Issues Guideline on Artificial Intelligence Development Last week, China’s State Council has issued a guideline on artificial intelligence (AI) development, setting a goal of becoming a global innovation center in this field by 2030. The total output value of artificial intelligence industries is expected… Read More

Update: Plum Fintech Quickly Overfunds on Seedrs

Plum, an artificial intelligence (AI) chatbot for personal finance, has secured its initial 700,000 equity crowdfunding target just days after launching the round on Seedrs. The initiative makes its debut just eight months after the AI business raised its $500,000 seed round led by 500 Startups. As… Read More

Boasting Prominent Investors, Plum AI Chatbot for Personal Finance Launches Equity Crowdfunding Round on Seedrs

Plum, an artificial intelligence (AI) chatbot for personal finance, has launched a crowdfunding round on Seedrs. The offer is seeking £700,000 for a convertible that allows investors to purchase shares at a 20% discount at some point in the future. The EIS eligible listing has… Read More

NatWest Links with Recordsure to Trial AI ComplianceTech

NatWest has joined with Recordsure, deciding to trial AI technology to boost customer confidence and insure “best possible” information and advice. The partnership will allow NatWest to explore how Recordsure’s RegTech recording and analysis solution can be used to improve and monitor the quality of information and… Read More

WISeKey Opens Blockchain Centre of Excellence in India

Cybersecurity company WISeKey announced on Wednesday the launch of its artificial intelligence and blockchain Centre of Excellence located in India that will support its global projects. According to the company, The India location will be working to expand its AI project, WISeAI-integrating the WISeKey Indian… Read More

EY Launches New York-Based Financial Services Innovation Center

Ernst & Young LLP (EY) announced on Wednesday the launch of its new Union Square Innovation Center in New York City. According to the company, the center will focus on financial services and is a flagship location for EY wavespace, its global growth an innovation… Read More