Berlin-based Vara raises €6.5 million for AI-powered breast cancer screening software

Today Vara, the Berlin-based company on a mission to save lives by making breast cancer screening accessible worldwide, has raised a €6.5 million Series A funding round, led by OMERS Ventures. German digital health pioneers Merantix, Think.Health, Soleria Capital, and Silicon Valley-based Plug and Play also participated in the round.  According to the World Health […]

BBC releases first beta of its Beeb voice assistant to UK Windows Insider members

Back in August 2019, the BBC made some waves with the news that it was developing a voice assistant called Beeb, an English language “Alexa” of its own that could interact with and control its array of radio and TV services, and its on-demand catalogue, and able to understand the array of accents you find […]

Overjet raises $7.85M for its dental-focused AI tech

Overjet, a startup focused on using AI to help dentists and insurance companies understand dental scans, today announced that it has raised $7.85 million in what it describes as a seed round. According to Overjet’s CEO Wardah Inam (an MIT PhD in electrical engineering and computer science), the company raised the funds from Crosslink Capital, […]

Luxembourg-based Wizata nabs €2.7 million to digitize manufacturing with AI

Today Wizata, the Industry 4.0 artificial intelligence startup from Luxembourg, has raised €2.7 million in a round led by two new partners Volta Ventures and KBC Focus Fund, with participation from the original founders and longtime partner Expon Capital. Wizata, founded in 2014, provides an open architecture platform that empowers engineers to optimize and automate […]

London-based Temporall nabs more than €1 million for its performance insights platform

UK tech startup Temporall, founded by a former Google global director, has developed a world class AI and analytics-based platform to give key performance insights to leadership teams. Today the startup announced having raised more than €1 million seed funding from UK-based venture capital firm Luminous Ventures. Temporall’s recent momentum has continued despite the current climate, […]