SDG 7. AFFORDABLE & CLEAN ENERGY SDG 13. CLIMATE CHANGE Sunthetics

NYU Tandon School of Engineering Ph.D. Candidate Daniela Blanco Named…

May 5, 2021, by Education

Founder of Sunthetics won the title after competing final rounds in China (PRWeb May 14, 2019) Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/nyu_tandon_school_of_engineering_ph_d_candidate_daniela_blanco_named_global_champion_at_the_2019_entrepreneurs_organization_eo_global_student_entrepreneur_awards/prweb16303561.htm

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SDG 16. PEACE JUSTICE & STRONG INSTITUTIONS Kinzen

Kinzen’s Áine Kerr: ‘The journalism industry is facing a moment of crisis’

May 5, 2021, by silicon

Áine Kerr is COO and co-founder of Kinzen, a company that provides personalised news products for readers and publishers. She previously worked for Facebook as ...

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SDG 12. RESPONSIBLE CONSUMPTION & PRODUCTION AMP Robotics

AMP Robotics raises $55 million for AI that picks and sorts recyclables

May 5, 2021, by Kyle Wiggers

AMP Robotics, a startup developing robotics systems that pick and sort recyclables, has raised $55 million in venture capital.Read More

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SDG 13. CLIMATE CHANGE SDG 2. ZERO HUNGER AGERpoint

Geospatial Technology Company AGERpoint Welcomes New CEO

May 5, 2021, by Business Wire Technology News

NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–AGERpoint, Inc. (“AGERpoint”), a leader in geospatial intelligence and data engineering for natural environments, has appointed Kevin Lang as the company’s ...

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SDG 1. NO POVERTY SDG 5. GENDER EQUALITY FarmDrive

FarmDrive provides Kenyan farmers with alternative credit scoring.

May 5, 2021, by Weddy Thuranira

FarmDrive has created a platform that creditworthy smallholder farmers can gain access to credits which can enable them purchase farm inputs that increase farm yields. ...

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SDG 1. NO POVERTY Clerkie

Citi Announces New Impact Fund Investments in Seven Companies

May 5, 2021, by Business Wire Philanthropy News

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Citi announced today its next round of investments through the Citi Impact Fund, a $200 million fund launched last year to invest in ...

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SDG 1. NO POVERTY SmartCoin

How this fintech lending startup used tech to overcome the serious business challenges of COVID-19

May 5, 2021, by Google Alert - Startup

Fintech startup SmartCoin, which provides small-ticket loans, was able to leverage technology and create a different business model to ensure that …

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SDG 4. QUALITY EDUCATION  StudySmarter

Germany’s StudySmarter raises €12.5M to become the world’s central hub for learning; here’s how

May 5, 2021, by Editorial team

The COVID-19 pandemic has created a systemic shift in the education landscape, opening the door for edtech startups globally to impact the future of learning. ...

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ETHICS & TRUST BIAS

AI bias is an ongoing problem, but there’s hope for a minimally biased future

May 5, 2021, by Artificial Intelligence on TechRepublic

Removing bias from AI is nearly impossible, but one expert sees a future with potentially bias-free decisions made by machines.

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SDG 3. GOOD HEALTH & WELL-BEING SDG 10. REDUCED INEQUALITIES Alife

Fertility in Crisis: Alife Health Aims to Improve Health Equity and Outcomes Using AI

May 3, 2021, by Business Wire Technology News

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–1 in 8 families now struggle with infertility. Studies show that the average healthy couple has a 20 percent natural fertility rate per ...

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SDG 3. GOOD HEALTH & WELL BEING Cyclica

Top 6 AI-Powered Drug Discovery Tools In 2021

April 30, 2021, by Satavisa Pati

Life sciences have benefitted immensely from advances in artificial intelligence. AI has a lot of potential to enhance and accelerate drug discovery — the process ...

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SDG 3. GOOD HEALTH & WELL BEING Pixyl

Pixyl lève 2,2 millions d’euros afin de commercialiser sa solution de détection de pathologies neurologiques

April 30, 2021, by Zacharie Tazrout

Fondée en 2015, Pixyl est une entreprise française spécialisée dans l’imagerie médicale. La start-up a annoncé une levée de fonds de 2,2 millions d’euros auprès du fonds ...

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SDG 3. GOOD HEALTH & WELL BEING Spiden

Swiss startup Spiden raises €14.85M for its light, AI-based real-time blood diagnostics platform

April 30, 2021, by Editorial team

Switzerland-based Spiden uses optical and AI-based technology to analyse blood, urine, and other body fluids for the first time non-destructively and in real-time. Spiden raises ...

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SDG 3. GOOD HEALTH & WELL-BEING Valo Health

David Cannington, Co-Founder of Nuheara – Interview Series

April 30, 2021, by Antoine Tardif

David Cannington is the Co-Founder  & Chief Marketing Officer of Nuheara, a global leader in smart earbuds and personal hearing devices which use machine learning ...

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SDG 16. PEACE JUSTICE & STRONG INSTITUTIONS Vectra AI

AI-powered cybersecurity platform Vectra AI raises $130M

April 30, 2021, by Kyle Wiggers

Vectra AI, an AI-powered cybersecurity platform, raised $130 million in a funding round that values the company at $1.2 billion post-money.Read More

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SDG 13. CLIMATE CHANGE FOREST RESTORATION Pachama

As concerns rise over forest carbon offsets, Pachama’s verified offset marketplace gets $15 million

April 30, 2021, by Jonathan Shieber

Restoring and preserving the world’s forests has long been considered one of the easiest, lowest-cost and simplest ways to reduce the amount of greenhouse gases ...

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SDG 3. GOOD HEALTH & WELL-BEING Verge Genomics

How Verge Genomics Uses AI To Tackle Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s And ALS

April 29, 2021, by Aayushi Pratap, Forbes Staff

Using a combination of machine learning and proprietary data, CEO Alice Zhang is looking to develop more powerful treatments for neurodegenerative disease.

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SDG 3. GOOD HEALTH & WELL-BEING Exscientia

SoftBank leads funding that could net up to $525M for Exscientia’s AI drug platform

April 29, 2021, by Amirah Al Idrus

SoftBank leads funding that could net up to $525M for Exscientia’s AI drug platform aalidrus Wed, 04/28/2021 – 09:35

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SDG 16. PEACE JUSTICE & STRONG INSTITUTIONS ComplyAdvantage

ComplyAdvantage Launches New Risk and Compliance Program

April 28, 2021, by Gina Clarke

ComplyAdvantage, a global data technology company transforming financial crime detection, has announced a new early-stage anti-money laundering (AML) program aimed at growth-focused startups called ComplyLaunch. ...

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SDG 7. AFFORDABLE & CLEAN ENERGY SDG 15. LIFE ON LAND Sensgreen

Startup Insights: How Techstars’ accelerator programme is changing the world

April 28, 2021, by Anonymous

If you’re a part of the tech world, you’ve most likely heard the Techstars story and perhaps wanted a piece of that investment pie. Founded ...

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