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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...
Tags: Amazon, TC, New York, Mexico, Stanford, India, San Francisco, Tech, Walmart, Intel, Palo Alto, Harvard, International Space Station, Venture Capital, Brazil, Silicon Valley


Album+ organizes photos with AI that runs on your phone, not in the cloud

 A new iOS app, Album+, is taking advantage of the increased AI capabilities and GPUs in modern iPhones to help people better manage their photos. It can de-duplicate photos, for example, as well as categorize the people, places and objects it finds in your images. Album+ organizes and ranks photos using on-device, offline machine learning — there’s no need to connect with the cloud. Read More
Tags: Photos, Startups, TC, Mobile, Apps, Tech, Ios Apps, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Ai, Album, Polarr, Iphone X Apps


Album+ organizes photos with A.I. that runs on your phone, not in the cloud

 A new iOS app called Album+ is taking advantage of the increased A.I. capabilities and GPUs in modern iPhones to help people better manage their photos. The app’s features are similar to those found in something like Google Photos – it can also de-duplicate photos, for example, as well as categorize the people, places, and objects it finds in your images. But the difference is… Read More
Tags: Google, Photos, Startups, TC, Mobile, Apps, Tech, Ios Apps, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Ai, Album, Polarr, Iphone X Apps


19 Apps That Will Make Your Instagram Photos Look So Much Better

Photo: Madeline Buxton. Instagram is known as much for its photo-sharing features as it is for its photo-editing tools. Think about it: Before Instagram came around, if you mentioned the word "filter," you probably thought of the thin paper sheet you put in your coffee machine.But while the app is still known for its signature "Ludwig," "Sierra," and the perpetually unflattering "Hefe," nowadays, you're better off editing your photos elsewhere and then posting them to Instagram for all to se...
Tags: Amazon, Fashion, Music, Instagram, Obama, Dslr, Google Photos, Pixlr, Fader, PRISMA, Clarendon, Madeline Buxton, Madeline Buxton Like, Madeline Buxton Instagram, Ludwig Sierra, Pointillism Sketch