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Banking Beyond The Hype - Fintech Investment Levels Off

Fintech continues to be one of the most exciting and well-funded spaces in tech. Potentially huge profits are attracting startups and investors to take on banks and major financial institutions. From currency conversions to lending there’s a whole range of startups trying to outcompete the banks by offering online products with clean interfaces. Data analytics and machine learning are a staple of many, if not all, of these companies with most forgoing more traditional means of assessing...

Read More28 Oct 16
Clarifai Secures USD30m For AI Visual Recognition

Clarifai, a NYC-based visual recognition AI company that uses machine learning to understand images and videos, has secured USD30 in Series B funding led by Menlo Ventures, with participation from Union Square Ventures, Lux Capital, Qualcomm Ventures, Osage University Partners, and others. Clarifai will use the funds to grow its teams. 

Read More26 Oct 16
Cloverpop Secures USD6.2m For Cloud App

Cloverpop, a San Francisco-based cloud app that uses behavioural science to streamline enterprise decision making, has secured USD6.2m in Series A funding round led by TDF Ventures and True Ventures, with participation from Next Coast Ventures and private investors. Cloverpop will use the funds to continue developing the product.

Read More25 Oct 16
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General Electric Sets a Record for Gas Turbine Efficiency, Giving Natural Gas Another Win
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