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Cyera AI

Data security company specializing in data security posture management (DSPM) within the cybersecurity industry

May 28, 2024
2 min read

Together AI

Services for building, training, and running AI models, including private data and dedicated GPU clusters for large-scale training.

May 28, 2024
2 min read

Pinecone

Vector database start-up, offering vector databases that act as the memory for artificial intelligence (AI) models and infrastructure components for AI-powered applications

May 28, 2024
2 min read

KoBold Metals

KoBold Metals discovers the battery minerals containing Ni, Cu, Co, and Li critical for the electric vehicle revolution.

April 19, 2024
2 min read

Xpansiv

Market Infrastructure for an Evolving World

April 19, 2024
2 min read

Celestial AI

Develops audacious AI computing platforms that elevate performance, energy and economic efficiencies, enabling our customers to rapidly deploy innovations

April 19, 2024
2 min read

Lambda Labs

An enterprise-grade cloud GPU provider for AI development. Offers the largest cluster of NVIDIA H100 chips, exceeding Google and Oracle. It is the most cost-effective cloud GPU provider and is well-positioned to benefit from the scarcity of GPU compute. Customers include Intel, Microsoft, Amazon Research, Kaiser Permanente, Stanford, Harvard, Caltech, and the Department of Defense, among others.

March 21, 2024
2 min read

Abridge

An AI-powered electronic medical record platform. Adoption by around 5,000 doctors attests to the efficacy of the platform. Physicians claiming timesaving of 12-16 hours a week, underscores the platform's credibility. Marquee investors include Lightspeed Venture Partners, Bessemer Venture Partners, CVS Health Ventures, and Spark Capital, among others.

March 21, 2024
2 min read

Anyscale

Offers a platform to scale compute-intensive AI & ML workloads. It holds the first-mover advantage in the Python-native distributed computing framework. Its solutions offer 23x higher throughput and a 75% reduction in cost compared to conventional solutions. Key investors include Addition, Andreessen Horowitz, and Intel Capital, among others.

March 21, 2024
2 min read

Reddit

Reddit is a network of more than 100,000 communities where people can dive into anything through experiences built around their interests, hobbies and passions.

February 23, 2024
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Climeworks

Climeworks is a climate technology startup, that operates the world's first and largest direct air capture and storage facility.

February 1, 2024
2 min read

Beta Technologies: eVTOL & eCTOL Aircraft Manufacturer

Beta Technologies, an electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) and electric conventional take-off and landing (eCTOL) aircraft manufacturer.

February 1, 2024
2 min read

Runway: A Generative AI Platform

Runway, a generative AI platform focused on multimedia creation and editing, is positioned to disrupt various markets including VFX, animation, and video editing, among others.

February 1, 2024
2 min read

Relativity Space: Reshaping Rocket Manufacturing with 3D Printing

Driven by exploration missions, satellite constellation deployments, and satellite and space station maintenance, space tech industry is experiencing remarkable growth.

October 11, 2023
2 min read

Groq: Delivering Ultra-low Latency AI Inference

Sudden proliferation of LLMs and the growing need for high computing power has led to a supply and demand mismatch for AI chips. Software-defined hardware approach of Groq involves building chips ground up from an end-user perspective.

October 11, 2023
2 min read

Anduril: Enhancing Autonomy in Defense Tech

Well-positioned to benefit from the evolving nature of warfare, which is becoming increasingly autonomous. Ongoing geopolitical conflicts such as Russia-Ukraine, China-Taiwan, and US-China call for deeper integration of technology into defense.

October 11, 2023
1 min read

Ramp: FinTech

Ramp uses automation and machine learning to help customers with expense management, payments, reporting, and more.

August 28, 2023
2 min read

Aurora Solar: Cloud-based solar software solutions

Aurora Solar develops cloud-based software, that enables solar PV engineering design.

August 28, 2023
2 min read

Carbon Health: Hybrid-care tech startup

Carbon Health is a modern health chain that provides urgent and primary care for easier everyday health.

August 28, 2023
2 min read

Lacework: Automated cloud security

Lacework is the data-driven security platform for the cloud.

June 26, 2023
2 min read

Chime: FinTech

Chime is a financial technology company that offers mobile banking services.

June 26, 2023
2 min read

Brex: Spend platform

Brex is a unified spend platform for corporate cards, expense management, reimbursements, travel, business accounts, and bill pay.

June 26, 2023
2 min read

OpenSea: Peer-to-peer NFT marketplace

Non-fungible token marketplace offered online allows for NFTs to be sold directly at a fixed price, or through an auction.

May 8, 2023
5 min read

Nuro: Robotics company developing autonomous delivery vehicles

Robotics company developing autonomous delivery vehicles

May 8, 2023
5 min read

Flexport: Supply chain management and logistics

Supply chain management and logistics, including order management, trade financing, insurance, freight forwarding, and customs brokerage.

May 8, 2023
5 min read

Kong: Go-to API Management and Microservice Platform for Businesses

Founded in 2007, Kong Inc is a leading cloud-native API management platform providing an open-source API marketplace for developers and engineers.

April 12, 2023
5 min read

Docker: A Pioneer in Collaborative Application Development

Founded in 2010, Docker Inc is a leading provider of cloudnative application development tools, content, and services for developers.

April 12, 2023
5 min read

Bolt: Bridging Browsing-Buying Gap With One-click Checkout Technology

Founded in 2014, Bolt Financial Inc operates as a payment platform offering online checkout technology to retailers.

April 12, 2023
5 min read

Venture Bytes #108: Drug Discovery Process Major Beneficiary of AI Integration

Two lead articles in addition to our takes on topical news items, selected funding rounds, and exits. The first article highlights the significant role of AI in drug discovery. The second article is on the critical role of data labeling in refining data for AI model utilization. The report rounds out with selected private and public valuations, and a Liquidity Watchlist, which is a proprietary list of the top 25 promising private companies in the TMT space that are candidates for a liquidity event – either an IPO or a merger - within the next 12 to 18 months.

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Jun 17
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Venture Bytes #107: AI to AGI- the Path Goes Through Vector Databases and RAG

Two lead articles in addition to our takes on topical news items, selected funding rounds, and exits. The report rounds out with selected private and public valuations, and a Liquidity Watchlist, which is a proprietary list of the top 25 promising private companies in the TMT space that are candidates for a liquidity event – either an IPO or a merger - within the next 12 to 18 months.

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May 16
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Venture Bytes #106: Photonic Chips - Next Leg Up in Semiconductor Innovation

The two lead articles in this edition are on photonic chips and thermal batteries, respectively. Both areas have promising startups that are driving noteworthy developments. The article on photonic chips talks about a new paradigm in chip architecture and the next transition for large-scale computing by using light to transfer data. Photonic chips reduce heat generation, enable faster data transmission, and increase resilience to environmental factors. Start-ups like Celestial AI, Lightmatter, Ayar Labs, and Salience Labs are at the forefront of this revolution. The second lead article highlights the emergence of thermal batteries. Thermal batteries function by converting electricity into heat, storing it for extended periods, and releasing it when needed. The shifting economics of clean energy, coupled with a favorable regulatory push, have propelled thermal battery technology into the spotlight. Notable startups in this space include Antora Energy, Rondo Energy, Fourth Power Energy, and Malta.

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Apr 15
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Venture Bytes #105: GPU-as-a-Service Primed for Massive Growth

Two lead articles in addition to our takes on topical news items, selected funding rounds, and exits. The report rounds out with selected private and public valuations, and a Liquidity Watchlist, which is a proprietary list of top 25 promising private companies in the TMT space that are candidates for a liquidity event – either an IPO or a merger - within the next 12 to 18 months.

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Mar 14
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