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Chinese startups take lion’s share as venture capital investment in AI grows 150 percent

Chinese AI startups overtook their U.S. counterparts in new venture capital funding in 2017, raising nearly $5 billion according to…

 

Welsh government awards funding to Touch Biometrix

Touch Biometrix has been awarded funding from the Welsh government’s £63.4M SMARTCymru program. SMARTCymru is backed by £27M from the…

 

AI facial recognition firm CloudWalk Technology raises $75M in Series B funding

China-based CloudWalk Technology has raised 500 million yuan ($75 million) in Series B funding as it rapidly expands its operations,…

 

Facial recognition firm Megvii raises $460m

Chinese facial recognition startup Megvii, the developer of Face++ facial recognition software, has raised $460 million in its latest financing…

 

UK firm XMOS raises $15M in series E funding round

UK voice capture solutions firm XMOS Ltd recently raised $15M in a Series E funding round led by Infineon Technologies. In…

 

Simprints wins funding from Saving Lives at Birth

Simprints fingerprint scanning technology for newborn prints is one of 15 projects that has securing new funding from Saving Lives…

 

Israel’s Science and Technology Ministry funding new biometrics R&D

Israel’s Science, Technology and Space Ministry and the National Cyber Bureau’s biometric identification and applications unit have put out a…

 

UnifyID raises $20M for its authentication technology

Digital authentication startup UnifyID recently completed a $20 million Series A investment led by NEA with additional investments from Andreessen Horowitz,…

 

Callsign raises $35M for deep learning authentication platform

Callsign has closed a $35 million Series A funding round, led by Accel and early stage investor PTB Ventures, for…

 

B-Secur raises $4.6M in funding for ECG biometric authentication technology

B-Secur has raised £3.5 million (US$4.6 million) in an early-stage funding from a syndicate of UK and Ireland’s investors, to…

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