– KPMG and Air France-KLM highlight the value of being able to bring Watson to their data, wherever it resides; – IBM unveils updates to key Watson tools and applications that are designed to give clients exciting new capabilities and even greater confidence in their AI projects ARMONK, N.Y. — Recognizing that organizations are slow to adopt
  AMSTERDAM, July 18, 2019 — DEARhealth, a health tech spin-out from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), today announced a first closing of its Series A round with Philips Health Technology Ventures, Vesalius Biocapital III and Health Innovations. DEARhealth offers Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered health pathways for chronic care. With the €6.0 ($6.8) million investment DEARhealth will scale implementation of its
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SAN FRANCISCO, June 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Heat, the full-service advertising agency owned by Deloitte, launched Heat AI, a first-of-its-kind practice that leverages artificial intelligence and machine learning to discover online trends and conversations that are predicted to grow in popularity 72 hours before they peak — with 70% accuracy. To predict social trends, Heat AI’s proprietary
  • AVNET AI
Bringing a product to life, especially when prototyping, requires many types of tools and support. For engineers already leveraging the new Ultra96-V2 development board to jumpstart their Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Internet of Things (IoT) applications, global technology solutions provider Avnet (Nasdaq: AVT ) now has even more resources available, including technical training and add-on boards. To expand the
This comes as government celebrates the one year anniversary of the AI Sector Deal as part of the modern Industrial Strategy, which aims to realise the full potential of AI to the economy Leaders from business, academia and data privacy organisations have joined an independent expert committee created to help boost growth of AI in
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Google on Day 2 of Google’s Cloud Next conference announced the launch of a complete end-to-end AI platform for developers and data scientists. The company intends to democratize AI and Machine Learning with pre-built models and tools for easier development of prototypes. Also, it is now possible for expert developers to build AI products from
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Dubai, UAE: Global tech supremos will make their way to Dubai to participate in the region’s first ‘Kaggle Days’, a two-day global competition that is organized by Google-owned Kaggle and LogicAI. An online data scientists community comprising more than 1 million users, Kaggle Days has partnered with Dubai Police to host this edition during Ai Everything, which
EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J. & BANGALORE, India- — Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO), a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company, today announced the availability of its Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) solutions on Amazon Web Services (AWS). Wipro’s AI-enabled, on-demand solutions on AWS will govern critical supply
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SAN JOSE, Calif., March 18, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — GPU Technology Conference—NVIDIA today announced a collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS) IoT on NVIDIA® Jetson™ to enable customers to deploy AI and deep learning to millions of connected devices. This joint solution enables models to be easily created, trained and optimized on AWS, then deployed to Jetson-powered
WASHINGTON, Aug. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — FINCA International announced the launch of FINCA Ventures, an impact investing platform that provides patient capital and pre- and post-investment support to help early-stage social enterprises achieve growth and scale. Through FINCA Ventures, FINCA International supports innovative solutions to poverty in energy, water/sanitation/hygiene (WASH), education, health, agriculture and financial technology (fintech). FINCA
  • Morgan Stanley
Morgan Stanley is pleased to announce that its Investing with Impact Platform (IIP) has more than doubled its $10 billion asset goal in sustainable and impact investing. Today, the IIP has more than $25 billion in client assets under management across 120+ third party separately managed accounts, mutual funds, ETFs, alternatives and accounts with custom
NEW YORK, Dec. 4, 2017  — The Ford Foundation announced today the appointment of Roy Swan as director of its Mission Investments team based in New York. Swan will lead a dedicated team managing the portfolio announced in April, when Ford committed to invest $1 billion over the next ten years in mission-related investments (MRIs). His team also leads one of
  New fund will fuel the growth of companies using Salesforce technology to address challenges across workforce development, equality, sustainability and the social sector First funding recipients include Angaza, Ellevest, Hustle and ViridisLearning   SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Salesforce , the global leader in CRM, today announced the Salesforce Impact Fund from Salesforce Ventures,
ZURICH (Reuters) – Credit Suisse has set up a new department to nurture socially conscious investing, the latest effort by a major bank to cater for growing demand for so-called impact investing. The move was announced by the Swiss bank’s chief executive Tidjane Thiam in a memo to staff seen by Reuters. Impact investments are
  Barclays has launched a fund of funds that invests in a global range of multi-asset ‘impact’ investment strategies According to a Barclays survey, around 56% of investors said they were interested in impact investing – yet only 9% had committed to the sector. Barclays director of impact investment Damian Payiatakis said: ‘We see the growing trend
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ZURICH (Reuters) – UBS has raised $325 million (252.71 million for a private equity impact investment fund, as the world’s biggest private bank looks to meet wealthy clients’ growing appetite to combine philanthropy with money making. The Rise Fund, which counts Irish rock star Bono among its co-founders, aims to achieve “measurable, positive social and
$300,000 in three grants to NYC LGBT Center, Sylvia Rivera Law Project and Campaign for Southern Equality   NEW YORK — The Rockefeller Foundation announced today that it will be making grants of $100,000 each to the New York City LGBT Community Center, the Sylvia Rivera Law Project and the Campaign for Southern Equality. The