The Capitalization Report (AI) v20.03.02


KEYWORD FOR AI REPORT: DocuSign, Seal Software, Toba Capital, Pony.ai, Qure.ai, LinkSquares, L1ight, Revl, Teikametrics,

  • DocuSign will acquire Seal Software, a developer of AI-driven contract analytics services, for $188 million. Seal Software had raised approximately $58 million in funding from investors including Toba Capital.
  • K Health, an NYC- and Tel Aviv, Israel-based AI-powered telemedicine company, closed a $48m series C funding.
  • Pony.ai, a Fremont, Calif.-based autonomous driving startup, raised $462 million at a $3 billion valuation. Toyota led the round.
  • Qure.ai, a San Francisco-based healthcare AI startup, raised $16 million in funding. Sequoia India led the round, and was joined by investors including MassMutual Ventures Southeast Asia.
  • LinkSquares, a Boston-based provider of an AI-powered SaaS contract management and analysis tool, raised $14.5 million in Series A funding. Jump Capital led the round, and was joined by investors including First Ascent Ventures and existing investors MassMutual Ventures and Hyperplane Venture Capital.
  • Tractable, a London, UK-based technology company developing AI for accident and disaster recovery, raised $25m in Series C funding.
  •  L1ght, an Israel-based anti-toxicity startup using AI to detect and filter harmful online content to protect children, raised $15 million in seed funding. Mangrove Capital Partners and Tribeca Venture Partners co-led the round, and were joined by investors including Western Technology Investment.
  • Revl, a San Francisco-based camera and AI-powered video editing company, raised $5.5 million in Series A funding. Nimble Ventures led the round, and was joined by investors including  Tuesday Capital, Silicon Valley Data Capital and Luma Pictures. 
  • Teikametrics, a Boston-based SaaS provider of AI-powered optimization for brands and sellers on Amazon and Walmart, raised $15 million in funding. Jump Capital led the round, and was joined by investors including Granite Point Capital, Jerry Hausman, and Ed Baker.
  • Arize AI, a Berkeley, Calif.-based company built to solve production AI issues for businesses, raised $4 million in funding. Foundation Capital led the round, and was joined by investors including Trinity Ventures and Brett Wilson. 
  • Aiseraa Palo Alto, Calif.-based AI-driven platform to automate workflow, raised $20M in Series B funding. Norwest Venture Partners led the round, and was joined by investors including Menlo Ventures, True Ventures, Khosla Ventures, First Round Capital, Ram Shriram, and Maynard Webb Investments.

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PIPELINE – Artificial Intelligence and the attack of the dalek


Happy Thursday! Off to two amazing conferences and will be report back in new segment of our blog posting!

QUOTE OF THE DAY

“By far the greatest danger of Artificial Intelligence is that people conclude too early that they understand it.” – Eliezer Yudkowsky

WHAT IS HOT

AI is hot and I think we need to look at basic Artificial Intelligence / AI and the future.  I want to press back that basic sensors are a form of AI such as a old mercury thermostat vs. today we have “Nest” early to market at leader.  As we push on AI we will see all types of sensors and other items change.  We will try to cover in some areas of interest in the next few days!  And now for some fun with JPEG and YouTube Videos!

COOL JPEG

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Here is a fun video about the real AI Security Robots – K5: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1k6rgrr5FIQ

PIPELINE

Again today we recommend that you search the internet form this top investors!

1 Khosla Ventures
2 Intel Capital
2 Data Collective
4 Google Ventures
5 New Enterprise Associates
5 Andreessen Horowitz
5 Formation 8
5 Horizons Ventures
5 Accel Partners
10 Plug and Play Ventures
10 GE Ventures
12 Two Sigma Ventures
12 Samsung Ventures
12 Norwest Venture Partners
12 Bloomberg Beta

And as always CB Insight has an amazing JPG!

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