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Deep Learning Speech Recognition Specialist Gets $12M in Series A

Deep Learning Speech Recognition Specialist Gets $12M in Series A

The speech recognition specialist Deepgram has received $12 million in Series A funding. NVIDIA, Y Combinator, Compound, and SAP.iO, all participated in the funding round, though the round was ultimately led by Wing VC. Deepgram plans to use the funds to build better speech recognition solutions for enterprise-level customers. The company is specifically working on…

HPE Announces Acquisition of Native Security Startup Scytale

HPE Announces Acquisition of Native Security Startup Scytale

Hewlitt Packard Enterprises (HPE) has announced the acquisition of cloud native security startup Scytale, though neither company has disclosed the acquisition price. Scytale, which is built on the open-source Secure Production Identity Framework for Everyone (SPIFFE) protocol, works to ensure applications know when it’s OK to share information with each other when no human intervention…

Wearable Mind-Controlled UI Startup Raises $6M in Series A

Wearable Mind-Controlled UI Startup Raises $6M in Series A

Neurotechnology specialist Neurable has raised $6 million in a Series A funding round. Based in Boston, the company has focused on developing wearable EEG technology designed to let users interact with software using only their minds. Neurable first demonstrated this technology in an application involving a Virtual Reality games, a collaboration with Red Bull that…

Mastercard, ACPL Back Indian Digital ID Startup

Mastercard, ACPL Back Indian Digital ID Startup

The digital identity startup Syntizen Technologies has completed a successful Pre-Series A funding round, receiving an undisclosed amount of money from Mastercard and ACPL, a biometric solutions provider. Syntizen is based in Hyderabad, India, and plans to use the funds to improve its products and fuel its domestic and global expansion.   “Mastercard’s investment is…