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Visa Launches $100M Generative AI Ventures Initiative

Visa (NYSE: V), a global firm focused on payments, announced a new $100 million generative AI ventures initiative in order “to invest in the next generation of companies focused on developing generative AI technologies and applications that will impact the future of commerce and payments.”… Read More

Paris based Mistral AI Introduces Generative Artificial Intelligence Model to Compete with OpenAI

France-based Mistral AI recently revealed its first generative artificial intelligence (AI) model in order to compete with US rivals in AI (which includes Meta Platforms Inc. and Microsoft Corportation-supported OpenAI). The Paris-headquartered firm is introducing a small-scale language model with around 7 billion parameters which… Read More

ChatGPT Maker OpenAI said to be in talks to offer shares to investors

OpenAI, the company behind ChatGPT, is considering selling existing shares at a much higher valuation to investors, according to a report by the Wall Street Journal. The report said the deal could value OpenAI, which is backed by Microsoft, at between $80 billion and $90… Read More

Exabeam, a Cybersecurity Firm, Expands Partnership with Google Cloud in Development of Generative AI Models

Exabeam, a global cybersecurity firm that created New-Scale SIEM for advancing security operations, and a 2023 Google Cloud Technology Partner of the Year for Security – Analytics, announced it is expanding its partnership with Google Cloud in “the development of generative artificial intelligence (AI) models… Read More

Fintech HighRadius Introduces FreedaGPT: Generative AI for the Office of the CFO

HighRadius, the provider of Autonomous Finance Software for Order to Cash, Treasury, and Record to Report, launched FreedaGPT – Generative AI for the Office of the CFO. FreedaGPT is the next generation of Freeda – HighRadius’ AI-enabled digital assistant “for Order to Cash, Treasury, and… Read More

Marqeta Report Suggests Recession Fears Behind Consumer Spending Cuts

Lingering recessionary fears are causing consumers to still cut spending, according to the Q3 2023 Consumer Pulse Report released this week by Marqeta, a global card issuing platform. Marqeta’s report surveyed 3,000 consumers in the United States and the United Kingdom in partnership with Propeller… Read More

Learn.xyz Launches Generative AI-Powered Learning App Following $3m Seed Funding

Learn.xyz, a startup focusing on generative AI in education, has unveiled its innovative, AI-driven social learning app for iOS and Android platforms. This launch coincides with the company’s successful $3 million Seed funding. The new app, catering to a worldwide audience, offers the unique ability… Read More

EC.ai Closes $60m Series B Funding to Accelerate AI Solutions Deployment

Artificial intelligence (AI) technology provider Elemental Cognition (EC.ai), has announced raising $60 million in its Series B funding round, with notable participation from Bridgewater Associates, Breyer Capital, AME Cloud Ventures, Staged Ventures, and other individual investors. The investment will be utilized to accelerate the commercial… Read More

Israel: AI21 Labs Secures $155m funding to Boost Generative AI Services for Enterprises

Artificial Intelligence (AI) and large language models (LLMs) company AI21 Labs has announced raising $155 million in Series C funding to fast-track the expansion of its “highly precised” text-based generative AI services for businesses. The Tel Aviv, Israel-based company said the funding round was backed… Read More

Majority of Small Businesses Concerned AI Development, Adoption Is Outpacing Regulation

Research from Xero, the global small business platform, has revealed that 80% of small business owners are concerned AI development and adoption is “outpacing regulation, as generative AI tools permeate various industries and the workforce.” Xero’s Future Focus AI research “surveyed over 3,000 small business… Read More

AI’s Role in Credit Scoring Expected to Grow Exponentially, in line with Generative AI Advancements: Report

Credit scoring is a statistical method employed by lenders to predict the probability an existing and/or prospective borrower or counterparty “will default on loans/credit products, or incur additional charges for repayment, also known as measuring creditworthiness,” the team at Juniper Research explains. Juniper Research also… Read More

Capgemini to Support Clients with Digital Transformation, Will Leverage Generative AI Services

Already a key player in the Data & AI market, Capgemini says it is well positioned to support clients through their next era of digital transformation thanks “to the breadth of its generative AI services, deep industry expertise, and its industrialized delivery assets.” As a… Read More

MENA Region’s Emirates NBD to Enhance Business Operations with Generative AI

Emirates NBD, a banking group in the MENA region and Turkey, has announced a transformation focused on harnessing the power of generative AI to change Emirates NBD’s operations and enhance productivity across various business functions supported by Microsoft. This collaboration aims “to unlock new opportunities… Read More

Insurtech: Singlife, Microsoft to Tap Power of AI for Insurance Startups in Singapore

Singlife recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) to support high-growth insurance startups to adopt generative artificial intelligence (AI). Singlife is the first financial services partner “to collaborate with Microsoft for the Startups Programme in ASEAN for budding insurtech startups to scale… Read More

AI-Focused VC Activity Surged During Q1 based on OpenAI’s Unconventional Corporate Investment from Microsoft: Pitchbook Report

VC activity ticked up in Q1 based on OpenAI’s unconventional corporate investment from Microsoft, according to an update from Pitchbook. Pitchbook has reportedly tracked $22.7 billion in investment during the quarter, “including $12.7 billion from generative AI investments including OpenAI.” If OpenAI’s deal is excluded,… Read More

Artificial Intelligence Startup Cohere.io Joins Ramp to Bring Generative AI to Finance

AI technology is rapidly evolving and its applications even faster. Ramp says they are dedicated “to pushing the frontiers of AI to help businesses save time and money,” using GPT to deliver price intelligence, expense management, and more. As stated by the company’s management, they… Read More

Artificial Intelligence: Fujitsu, Mizuho Start Generative AI Trials to Enhance Development, System Maintenance Operations

Fujitsu and Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. launched joint verification trials using Fujitsu’s generative AI technology to streamline development and maintenance operations of Mizuho’s system. The trials will “take place between June 19, 2023 and March 31, 2024.” Generative AI technologies “offer enormous potential to transform the… Read More

Artificial Intelligence: UNESCO Mobilizes Education Ministers for a Co-ordinated Response to ChatGPT

In response to the rapid emergence of new and powerful generative AI tools, on Thursday, UNESCO held the first global meeting of Ministers of Education “to explore the immediate as well as far-reaching opportunities, challenges and risks that AI applications pose to education systems.” Over… Read More

Artificial Intelligence: Boost.ai Unveils Large Language Model Enhancements to Conversational AI Platform

Boost.ai, a conversational AI solution provider, today announced Version 12 of its platform, the first of a series of planned updates by the company to incorporate Large Language Model (LLM)-enriched features. This iteration is “focused on key customer experience (CX) improvements, including content suggestion, content… Read More

Artificial Intelligence: Fintech Trovata Launches Generative AI Finance, Treasury Tool

Trovata, which claims to be the global “leader” in bank APIs and cash management, recently announced the first generative AI entrant in the fintech space. Trovata AI leverages OpenAI’s ChatGPT technology “to accelerate the company’s vision of automating cash workflows and business intelligence for corporate… Read More

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