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AI photo startup Polarr raises an $11.5 million Series A

Bay Area photography startup Polarr announced this morning that it has raised an $11.5 million Series A. The new round of funding, led by Threshold Ventures with participation from Pear Ventures and Cota Capital, brings the startup’s total funding to around $12.5 million, according to the latest Crunchbase figures. At the moment, the company is probably best known for its photography app for iOS and Android, which utilizes machine learning and AI to improve image editing. The company says it...
Tags: Google, Startups, Apps, Photography, Samsung, Qualcomm, Cota Capital, Samsung Galaxy, Samsung Apple, Polarr, Pear Ventures, Recent Funding, Borui Wang, Threshold Ventures

These 14 startups — endorsed by the seed-stage investment firm Pear — just hit the fundraising trail

Earlier this week, in a beautiful garden in Woodside, Ca., the team at the five-year-old, seed-stage venture firm Pear hosted it fifth annual demo day. It’s an event that’s limited to roughly 100 VCs who year after year happily fill the space to see what Pear — which has written early checks to the “unicorn” delivery service DoorDash and newly public Guardant Health, among others — has up its sleeve. As with last year, what those investors wound up seeing on Tuesday was 15 teams, most of them...
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