Tagged: ai

Bankorus Partners with New Blockchain Accelerator AI Catapult, Part of JD.com

Bankorus (formerly MiCai), a provider of Robo-advisor solutions to wealth management companies and individuals with a combined AUM of $30 billion, is partnering with AI Catapult, the new Blockchain and AI accelerator created by JD.com. JD.com is one of the largest digital commerce platforms in… Read More

Fintech Pagaya Receives $75 Million in Debt Financing from Citi

Pagaya Investments, a Fintech company in the asset management space, has received $75 million in debt financing from Citi. Simultaneously, Pagaya announced the creation of the “Opportunity Fund” to meet growing institutional interest in consumer credit as an asset class. Launched in2016, Pagaya has raied… Read More

Jinglz All the Way: Mobile Advertiser Closes in on StartEngine Reg CF Campaign Goal

With 13 days remaining on its campaign, Jinglz has nabbed more than $728K from over 878 investors on its StartEngine Reg CF equity crowdfunding campaign. Jinglz builds products that aim to create measurable, positive change in the mobile advertising space. The startup’s new technology uses mobile device… Read More

Decentralized Marketplaces Unite: SingularityNET & FundRequest to Network Across Industries

SingularityNET is developing a blockchain powered platform that serves as a decentralized, open market for AI service and products. The protocol is designed to facilitate AI discovery and allow anyone to find the AI services or products they need, purchase them, and then implement them… Read More

Challenger Bank Tandem Partners with Cognitive Banking Company Personetics

UK Challenger bank Tandem has announced a partnership with cognitive banking company Personetics to provide users personalised insights on their spending across all of their bank accounts in one place, as well as warning people about unexpected fees and unusual activity on their accounts. Tandem… Read More

Brief: Fintechers collectAI and Pay360 Align for UK Launch

The German Artificial Intelligence-based collections company collectAI has partnered with payments provider Pay360 by Capita for its UK launch. With collectAI as the tech provider, Pay360 aims to build a branded receivables management solution for its business and government clients. By partnering with Pay360, collectAI, an… Read More

AI-Powered Virtual Assistant Finn.ai Appoints Former Twitter Executive Stephen Morse As New Head of Global Strategic Accounts

Finn.ai, an AI-powered virtual assistant built for personal banking and finance, announced on Wednesday it has appointed Stephen Morse its new Head of Global Strategic Accounts. According to Finn.ai, Morse has extensive global experience with disruptive, growth businesses within the fintech space. He led enterprise sales organizations… Read More

British Robotics Seed Fund Backs AI Tool Magpie Education with £300,000 Investment

The British Robotics Seed Fund (BRSF) has invested in Magpie Education, a creator of an AI driven resource tool  designed to inspire students in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics) subjects. The£300,000 investment will help Magpie capture market share of the UK Edtech market and then… Read More

OurCrowd Launches “Cognitiv” – a $100 Million Fund Targeting Early Stage Companies in AI, Robotics, IoT & More

OurCrowd, one of the largest crowdfunding platforms in the world, has launched a new $100 million global fund labeled “Cognitiv.” This specialized fund will focus on early-stage companies that leverage AI, IoT, robotics, digital manufacturing and more. Cognitiv is on a mission to fund tomorrow’s category… Read More

SingularityNet Partners With Singapore Fintech NR Capital

  SingularityNet’s public token generation event (TGE) sold out immediately as it took just 66 seconds for the decentralized AI marketplace to complete the sale in December. The highly anticipated token ICO is in the midst of a compliance audit, which it expects to be completed… Read More

Fastest ICO Ever? SingularityNet Raises $36 Million in 60 Seconds

SingularityNet, the decentralized marketplace for Artificial Intelligence (AI), is reporting their ICO raised $36 million in just 60 seconds. While I am not certain if this is a record but it is probably one of fastest ever. Gifto recently sold out in a minute but… Read More

How Banks Are Leveraging Chatbots for Customer Service

We’ve been hearing a lot of talk about chatbots lately. Some of these conversations are about the ways that companies are having success with chatbots, but others are about brands that have failed to implement them properly. What is A Chatbot? A chatbot is a… Read More

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