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Ushur, which aims to automate aspects of the customer experience, raises $50M

Ushur, a startup developing a platform to automate aspects of the customer experience, has raised $50 million in venture capital. → Read More

Drone imagery firm DroneBase rebrands to Zeitview, lands $55M investment

Zeitview, the drone imagery company formerly known as DroneBase, has landed a fresh VC investment north of $50 million. → Read More

Code-generating platform Magic challenges GitHub’s Copilot with $23M in VC backing

Magic, a company developing a service to rival code-generating tools like GitHub's Copilot, has raised $23 million in venture funding. → Read More

Breef raises $16M to match brands with marketing agencies

Breef, a startup developing a marketplace for matching brands with marketing agencies, has raised $16 million in a venture round. → Read More

Samooha launches with tech that lets companies securely share data

Samooha, a startup developing tech to help companies share data securely across computing environments, has raised over $12 million in VC funding. → Read More

Lavender lands $13.2M for its AI-powered email marketing engine

Lavender, a startup applying AI -- including generative AI -- to email marketing, has raised $13.2 million in a venture funding round. → Read More

OpenAI launches ChatGPT Plus, starting at $20 per month

OpenAI's pro-level ChatGPT service, ChatGPT Plus, delivers a number of benefits including priority access and faster response times. → Read More

Empathy’s new tool uses AI to generate obituaries, and it’s not half bad

Startup Empathy has launched a new tool that uses AI to generate obituaries. It might sound callous, but the results aren't terrible, surprisingly. → Read More

Passthrough raises $10M to simplify the process of investor onboarding

Passthrough, a startup developing tools to help onboard investors and maintain compliance, has raised $10 million in a venture equity round. → Read More

Portside lands $50M to help manage business aviation

Portside, which develops software to help businesses run aviation operations efficiently, has raised over $50 million in a funding round. → Read More

OpenAI releases tool to detect AI-generated text, including from ChatGPT

OpenAI has released a tool to detect whether articles are AI-generated or human-written. But it's far from perfect. → Read More

Sentra raises $30M to provide a security layer for data in the cloud

Sentra, a startup creating tools to protect data across cloud environments, has raised $30 million in a venture funding round. → Read More

Select Star closes $15M round to add context to disparate data

Select Star, a startup building a system for managing and tracking data lineage, has raised $15 million in a venture funding round. → Read More

Identity management platform Saviynt secures $205M in debt, appoints new CEO

Saviynt, an identity management platform, has secured a new loan worth over $200 million, which it plans to put toward expansion. → Read More

Stripe eyes an exit, Dell bets on the cloud, and Shutterstock embraces generative AI

On this edition of Week in Review, Stripe eyes an exit, Dell bets on the cloud and Shutterstock embraces generative AI. → Read More

Google created an AI that can generate music from text descriptions, but won’t release it

Google has created an AI system that can generate songs given detailed text descriptions. But it won't release it for fear of the risks. → Read More

The current legal cases against generative AI are just the beginning

Generative AI like ChatGPT and DALL-E 2 have entered the mainstream -- and attracted investors' attention. But they're prompting lawsuits. → Read More

Inscribe bags $25M to fight financial fraud with AI

Inscribe, a startup developing AI-powered tech to fight financial fraud, has raised $25 million in a venture funding round. → Read More

Method raises $16M to power loan repayment, balance transfers and more across fintech apps

Method, a company developing backend infrastructure to handle various financial tasks, has raised $16 million in a venture funding round. → Read More

Whalesync wants to simplify the process of syncing data between SaaS apps

Whalesync, which bi-directionally syncs data between SaaS apps, has raised nearly $2 million in a pre-seed funding round. → Read More