Abhinav Kashyap

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Fllike wants to be the Yelp of airlines

“This is all about customer experience, and providing a platform for people to share that in a simple and beautifully designed way.”<p>Fllike lands at a time when the fight rating market is heating up. There are incumbents like Skytrax, of course, who are the industry leaders. And two weeks ago, one …

Apps

Israeli Fintech Feelter Raises $2M To Sell 'Retail Truth' Scaling Up

Feelter, a startup out of Israel that organizes social media and “curates product insights” for consumers online and led by an atypical tech entrepreneur who studied in the Far East, has closed a $2 million (m) funding round on a mission to become a major player and boldly “sell the truth”.<p>The …

eCommerce

Spoiler Alert raises $2.5 million to stop food waste, abate hunger

Spoiler Alert has raised $2.5 million for enterprise software that helps manufacturers and farms put excess food inventory to good use, instead of tossing it out.<p>Since it was founded in 2015, the Boston-based startup has been working with large food producers and farms, including a recent …

Agriculture

France makes its bid to be recognized as a global AI hub

<i>Disclosure: Organizers of the “France is AI” conference paid travel expenses for the reporter to attend and moderate several sessions at the event.</i><p>Tucked into a courtyard in central Paris, the 35 employees of Snips are hunched over their computers trying to put the finishing touches on a new …

Artificial Intelligence

App Annie study shows U.S. retail leads the way in mobile disruption

For years, the retail industry has been talking about the rise of mobile and how it may disrupt everything.<p>But according to a new report released today by App Annie — an app analytics and market intelligence company — the future is already here. Mobile, especially in the U.S., has already taken …

Apps

Southeast Asia’s Eatigo lands $10M+ from TripAdvisor for its discount restaurant service

Oh you thought location-based food deal services were done and dusted! Eatigo, a discount restaurant booking service that bills itself as the anti-Groupon, would have you believe otherwise. The startup has closed new funding to the tune of over $10 million from travel giant TripAdvisor to expand …

South-east Asia

Maluuba wants to make chatbots smarter by teaching them how to read

Maluuba launched its first Siri-like personal assistant at TC Disrupt San Francisco four years ago. Since then, the company has raised $11 million and has licensed its technology to a number of handset manufacturers that now use it to power their own personal-assistant features.<p>As Maluuba’s head of …

Borsch: a neural-network based food app from Russian programmers

After Prisma, the much-hyped mobile app that instantly transforms pictures into artwork, and Artisto, a similar app for videos, Russian programmers are affirming their particular talent in developing technologies inspired by neural networks.<p>This time, this approach is being applied to food …

Machine Learning

Spotfund Lets You Become A Micro-Philanthropist At The Touch Of A Button

With the ability to donate just a few dollars to any cause, the new app wants to make giving easy for everyone.<p>As roommates living on New York’s Upper East Side, Sanford Kunkel, Mike Marian, and Brian Belardi often spent Sunday nights eating pizza and watching saved TV-shows about the world’s …

Social Media