Tag: raises

Decentriq raises $15M to expand its data clean rooms platform

Did you miss a session at the Data Summit? Watch On-Demand Here. Data clean rooms, a buzzy term that’s gained currency among the enterprise in recent years, refers to a secure environment where customer data is anonymized, processed, normalized, and stored. The concept is designed to balance privacy with utility, helping to aggregate data from…


French aerospace company Gama raises $2M to develop a solar sail spacecraft – TechCrunch

Just as sea breezes propel sailboats across the sea on Earth, solar radiation might one day be able to propel spacecraft between the stars. Or at least that’s the hope of French start-up Gama. The aerospace company was founded in 2020 by Louis de Gouyon Matignon, Thibaud Elziere, and Andrew Nutter, whose goal is to…


Bionic raises $65M for solution to application layer attacks

Did you miss a session at the Data Summit? Watch On-Demand Here. Today, application security posture management platform Bionic announced that it had closed its series B funding round with $65 million in funding to expand its research and development, and expand its customer success teams.  The agentless solution enables enterprises to increase visibility over…


Dennis Fong’s GGWP raises $12M for AI to combat game toxicity

GamesBeat Summit 2022 returns with its largest event for leaders in gaming on April 26-28th. Reserve your spot here! GGWP has raised $12 million in seed funding to use AI and content moderation to reduce toxicity in online games. Dennis “Thresh” Fong is still a pretty darn good gamer decades after he was one of the…


Strategy execution platform Cascade raises $29M

Did you miss a session at the Data Summit? Watch On-Demand Here. Cascade, a strategy execution platform used by companies such as Johnson & Johnson, American Express, and AstraZeneca, has raised $29 million in a series A round of funding. Founded in 2014, Cascade essentially targets the strategy consultation market, which it said is worth…


Ramp, which helps companies manage expense reporting, raises $750M

Did you miss a session at the Data Summit? Watch On-Demand Here. Businesses of a certain size have to contend with challenges around T&E (travel and expenses), an abbreviation for a category of expenses that generally includes travel and transportation, meals, entertainment, and gifts. According to Forrester, T&E is among the most difficult costs to…


Kenya-based agritech Apollo raises $40 million in Softbank-led round, joined by Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, CDC – TechCrunch

Kenya-based agritech Apollo Agriculture, which helps farmers access high-quality farm inputs, financing and markets, plans to double the number of farmers it is serving by the end 2022 and to introduce other products that deliver more value per acre of land. This is after raising $40 million in Series B funding in the equity round…


Gensyn applies a token to distributed computing for AI developers, raises $6.5M – TechCrunch

For self-driving cars and other applications developed using AI, you need what’s known as ‘deep learning’, the core concepts of which emerged in the ‘50s. This requires training models based on similar patterns as seen in the human brain. This, in turn, requires a large amount of compute power, as afforded by TPUs (Tensor Processing…


Glia raises $45M at a $1B+ valuation for an AI-based CRM that lets agents get hands-on to help – TechCrunch

The world continues to shift more of its customer service needs online, and those building tools to help manage that demand are seeing their stars rise as a result. In the latest development, Glia — which builds AI-based CRM solutions for agents to converse with customers across multiple mediums (including video, voice, messaging, email and…