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Supermarkt AI Startups – On Sale

The Race For AI: Google, Twitter, Intel, Apple In A Rush To Grab Artificial Intelligence Startups

The Race For : Google, Twitter, Intel, Apple In A Rush To Grab Startups

 

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The Race For AI: Google, Twitter, Intel, Apple In A Rush To Grab Artificial Intelligence StartupsCorporate giants like Google, IBM, Yahoo, Intel, Apple and Salesforce are competing in the race to acquire private companies, with Ford, Samsung, GE, and Uber emerging as new entrants. Over 200 private companies using algorithms across different verticals have been acquired since 2012, with over 30 acquisitions taking place in Q1’17 alone (as of 3/24/17). This quarter also saw one of the largest M&A deals: Ford’s acquisition of Argo for $1B. In 2013, Google picked up and neural network startup DNNresearch from the computer science department at the University of Toronto. This acquisition reportedly helped Google make major upgrades to its image search feature. In 2014 Google acquired British company DeepMind Technologies for some $600M (Google’s DeepMind program recently beat a human world champion in the board game “Go”). Last year, it acquired visual search startup Moodstock, and bot platform Api.. More recently, in Q1’17, Google acquired platform Kaggle.

The Race For AI: Google, Twitter, Intel, Apple In A Rush To Grab Artificial Intelligence StartupsApple has been ramping up its M&A activity, and ranked second with a total of 7 acquisitions. It recently acquired Tel Aviv-based RealFace , valued at $2M.

Intel and Facebook are tied for third place. The former acquired 3 startups in 2016 alone: Itseez , Nervana Systems , and Movidius , while Facebook acquired Belarus-based Masquerade Technologies and Switzerland-based Zurich Eye recently.

The Race For AI: Google, Twitter, Intel, Apple In A Rush To Grab Artificial Intelligence StartupsThe Race For AI: Google, Twitter, Intel, Apple In A Rush To Grab Artificial Intelligence StartupsTwitter is the next most-active acquirer, with 4 major acquisitions, the most recent being image-processing startup Magic Pony . Twitter is tied with Microsoft, which recently acquired Genee and conversational startup Maluuba .

Salesforce, which joined the race in 2015 with the acquisition of Tempo , made two major acquisitions last year: Khosla Ventures-backed MetaMind and open-source machine- server PredictionIO . GE made 2 acquisitions in November 2016: -IoT startup Bit Stew Systems , and CRM-focused Wise.io .

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