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Verbit raises $31M Series B to expand its transcription and captioning service

Verbit, a Tel Aviv- and New York-based startup that provides AI-assisted transcription and captioning services to professional users, today announced that it has raised a $31 million Series B round led by growth equity firm Stripes. Existing investors Viola Ventures, Vertex Ventures, HV Ventures, Oryzn Capital and ClalTech are also participating in the round, which ...

A Pet Friendly Weekend in Saratoga Springs

01.07.2020 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

Where we’re at: I’m recapping my travels in 2019, including this weekend in Saratoga Springs in March. If you’re familiar with the Upstate New York destination of Saratoga Springs, it’s probably for one of two things: the famous horse racin... ...

Union Square Ventures leads legal tech startup Juro’s $5M Series A

Juro, a UK startup that’s using machine learning tech and user-centric design to do for contracts what Typeform does for online forms, has caught the eye of Union Square Ventures. The New York-based fund leads a $5 million Series A investment that’s being announced this morning. Also participating in the Series A are existing investors ...

Winter in Albany: A Non-Skiiers Survival Guide

01.03.2020 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

Where we’re at: I’m recapping the winter of 2018-2019, wrapping up with this post about all I got up to while I was home in Albany from December through February. There’s no two ways about it — winter in Upstate New York is brutal, esp... ...

Yoga Trainings, A Travel Show, and Time with Friends: January in New York City

12.20.2019 · Posted in Fitness Articles, Travel and Leisure

Where we’re at: I’m recapping my 2019 travels, which included this week in New York City in January. I started 2019 with a goal: reintroducing travel, a new kind of travel, back into my life. We’d finally found a reliable home aide at the st... ...

FedEx robot sent packing by NYC

FedEx’s autonomous delivery bot got a cold reception from New York City officials. After the company’s SameDay Bots — named Roxo — popped up on New York City streets last week, Mayor Bill de Blasio and transportation officials delivered a sharp response: Get out. FedEx told TechCrunch that the bots were there for a preview ...

Samasource raises $14.8M for global AI data biz driven from Africa

AI training data provider Samasource has raised a $14.8 million Series A funding round led by Ridge Ventures. The San Francisco headquartered company delivers Fortune 100 companies with the inputs they need for machine learning development in fields including autonomous transportation, e-commerce and communications and media. And it does so with a global work-force of ...

Tickets for HOPE 2020 go on sale tomorrow!

Aestetix writes, "Our 13th conference is taking place next summer in a brand new location as you've probably heard. We expect it to be bigger and better than ever with lots more activities and space - all without leaving New York City! Since this is #13, we figured we'd make an initial batch of tickets ...