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Artificial Intelligence: Why Diversity Matters

In this video, artificial intelligence expert Matt Zeiler, CEO and Founder of Clarifai, explains why diversity in building AI matters at the TEDx Youth Toronto conference.

7 Artificial Intelligence Startups to Watch in 2017

With over a billion in AI exits last year, 2017 is poised for pop. It's poised to be an exciting year in artificial intelligence. Last year, artificial intelligence deals topped a billion for the first time. The White House started publishing reports on AI and the economy. Founded in 2013 in New York, Clarifai just released two products at the end of last year that provide visual recognition as a service to app developers.

15 interesting startups to watch in 2017

Here are 15 startups that I believe are worth watching over the next 12 months. Artificial intelligence was all the rage in 2016, and we should expect more acquisitions and new developments in 2017. Clarifai is a company that will be worth watching, not only because of what it does, but also because it possesses some valuable brainpower that could be appealing to a bigger company.

9 predictions for AI in 2017

AI has been hot in 2016, and it’s not cooling off anytime soon. The investments, acquisitions, trials, reorganizations and breakthroughs of the past year have set the AI industry up to have tremendous impact over the next twelve months. AI will become pervasive in all software, business processes, and big data solutions. Disruption will come from small companies like Clarifai.

Menlo Ventures Backs AI Star’s Startup Clarifai

New York-based Clarifai focuses its algorithms on image and video recognition technology. Its API is intended to be used by those building applications so they can easily include image and video recognition into applications.

Image recognition start-up prepares to battle tech giants

Clarifai is also hoping to counter the massive computing power and AI talent of bigger rivals by focusing on a single service. “It’s one of a thousand things Google is doing, from launching balloons into space to self-driving cars,” Mr Zeiler said. Customers such as retailers use the technology to help their own users sort through their catalogues of products or automatically index video libraries.

Deep learning startup Clarifai raises $30 million

Beyond its core application programming interface (API) for image and video recognition, Clarifai has launched the Forevery photo storage app for iOS and recently introduced Custom Training and Visual Search services.

Clarifai raises $30M to give developers visual search capabilities

That company is Clarifai, a New York-based startup that offers developers the ability to tag metadata to photos in such a way that the company algorithmically learns what kinds of objects are in photos. With that, Clarifai developers can train algorithms to be able to search for those objects, or input their own photos in order to find similar objects.

Startup that makes easy-to-use artificial intelligence applications raises $30 million

Clarifai's algorithms can instantly "read" photos or videos, catalogue images to help users find what they're looking for, or identify offensive content, whether it involves weapons, illegal substances or pornography on sites. Recent launches that help further democratize AI include a tool that allows a user to take a picture of a flower, for instance, and then search for it on a gardening website.

Image recognition and AI startup Clarifai clinches $30M in venture capital

Clarifai plans to put the newly raised capital toward its engineering and business teams. Recently, the New York-based startup launched a new application program interface (API) — one that provides "custom training" and "visual search for images" to all developers and business leaders.

AI visual recognition company Clarifai nabs $30M round

Clarifai makes cutting edge visual recognition technology driven by artificial intelligence. The company aims to make it easy for any business to integrate artificial intelligence and machine learning into their apps and with just a little bit of data, their software can teach a computer to recognize complex shapes and objects.

Clarifai Raises $30 Million Series B

Clarifai, the leading visual recognition AI company that uses sophisticated machine learning to understand images and videos, today announced the raise of a $30 million Series B round led by Menlo Ventures, with additional participation from existing investors including Union Square Ventures, Lux Capital, Qualcomm Ventures, Osage University Partners, and others.