Category Archives: startups

2019: The Year Tech IPOs Defied Expectations

Of the 14 most prominent tech IPOs in 2019, only four newly minted stocks—Zoom Video, Pinterest, Fastly and Cloudflare—were above their first-day opens at the end of September. Source: WSJ On October 1, both Uber and Lyft’s stocks reached their … Continue reading

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AI by the Numbers: 75 Countries are Using AI Technologies for Surveillance Purposes

Recent surveys, studies, forecasts and other quantitative assessments of the impact and progress of AI highlighted the strong state of AI surveillance worldwide, the lack of adherence to common privacy principles in companies’ data privacy statement, the growing adoption of … Continue reading

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Fintech Funding Reached $8.3 Billion in Q2 2019

CB Insights: Funding to VC-backed fintech companies grew 24% QoQ in Q2’19 and neared previously quarterly funding highs.

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Data and AI Landscape 2019

Full Size Matt Turck: To try and make sense of it all, this is our sixth landscape and “state of the union” of the data and AI ecosystem.  For anyone interested in tracking the evolution, here are the prior versions: … Continue reading

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The Industry 4.0 Startups Ecosystem In Israel

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AI Startup Funding At All-Time Quarterly High

During the second quarter of this year, the artificial intelligence startups brought in $7.4 billion in funding, the single highest amount ever in a quarter, according to CB Insights. The number of deals grew as well, rising in step with the … Continue reading

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Find the Next Beyond Meat Among Israel-based Foodtech Startups

You will find more infographics at Statista Shares of Beyond Meat have soared over 800% since its IPO on May 2, leaving far behind other well-known “unicorns” that went public this year such as Uber and Spotify. Its main U.S. competitor, Impossible … Continue reading

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