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Toyota launches venture capital fund targeting artificial intelligence startups

Toyota launches venture capital fund targeting artificial intelligence startups

Toyota is the latest Fortune 500 company to launch an AI focused venture capital fund. The initial early-stage fund will deploy $100 million and operate as a subsidiary of the Toyota Research Institute. The automaker has strategically positioned itself as an ROI rather than strategic-focused fund — meaning that it aims to profit like any other VCRead more about Toyota launches venture capital fund targeting artificial intelligence startups[…]

Anna Patterson talks Gradient Ventures, Google’s new AI fund

Anna Patterson talks Gradient Ventures, Google’s new AI fund

It’s been pretty obvious for a few months now, but Google has finally admitted that it’s running its own investment fund targeting machine intelligence startups. The fund will go by the name Gradient Ventures and provide capital, resources and education to AI-first startups. Google isn’t disclosing the size of the fund, but the company toldRead more about Anna Patterson talks Gradient Ventures, Google’s new AI fund[…]