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WeRide, one of China’s most-funded startups developing autonomous driving capabilities, has raised a $200 million strategic round from Chinese bus maker Yutong.

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WeRide, one of China’s most-funded startups developing autonomous driving capabilities, said on Wednesday that it has raised a $200 million strategic round from Chinese bus maker Yutong. Mega investments aren’t uncommon at companies like WeRide developing the next-generation level 4 driving standard, which denotes that the car can handle the majority of driving situations independently without […]

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Cloud Software Firm Workday Acquires Trusted Key For Blockchain Authentication

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On July 18th, software giant Workday purchased blockchain identity startup Trusted Key. The Seattle-founded company provides an identity ‘wallet’ for verification across businesses and enterprise with a shared userbase. Workday was founded in 2005 by former PeopleSoft executives following PeopleSoft’s hostile acquisition by Oracle, and has already achieved a $48 billion market cap. Meanwhile, Trusted […]

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Cequence Security Raises $17M in Series B Funding

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Cequence Security Raises $17M in Series B Funding To Accelerate Its Mission to Disrupt the Application Security Market Led by cyber experts from Palo Alto Networks and Symantec, Cequence Security protects Fortune 500 enterprises & web-scale companies against a broad range of automated bot & sophisticated manual attacks targeting web, mobile, and API assets Sunnyvale, […]

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Alliance Ventures leads strategic investment in Weride.AI

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Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi and WeRide.ai to increase presence in autonomous vehicle services Alliance Ventures, the strategic venture capital arm of Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi, has become the lead strategic investor of WeRide.ai (formerly JingChi.ai), China’s leading autonomous driving company focused on L4 self-driving technology, following completion of the company’s Series A funding. The investment in WeRide.ai is the first investment […]

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Unified Security Analytics Company Stellar Cyber(Aella Data) Raises $13.2 Million in Series A Funding

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Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi and WeRide.ai to increase presence in autonomous vehicle services Alliance Ventures, the strategic venture capital arm of Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi, has become the lead strategic investor of WeRide.ai (formerly JingChi.ai), China’s leading autonomous driving company focused on L4 self-driving technology, following completion of the company’s Series A funding. The investment in WeRide.ai is the first investment […]

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Aella Data Emerges from Stealth Mode Ahead of RSA® Conference 2018, Unveils Industry’s First AI-Driven Pervasive Breach Detection System

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SANTA CLARA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aella Data, a leading innovator in AI-driven cybersecurity solutions, officially exits stealth mode today with the launch of Starlight™ Pervasive Breach Detection System (PBDS), the industry’s first AI-driven pervasively deployable solution. Founded by security industry veterans, Aella Data’s Starlight PBDS is the only system that can be deployed pervasively across all network […]

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Trusted Key Closes New Funding to Accelerate Secure Digital Identity Adoption by Blockchain Technology

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Trusted Key Solutions Inc, one of our portfolio company focus on secure digital identity by AI and Blockchain technology, announced that it has raised $3 million (USD) on May 4th as part of a seed funding round led by Founders Co-Op, an early-stage venture fund, with participation from Pithia, Inc., the venture capital company of The RChain Cooperative. […]

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University of Washington Department of Electrical Engineering (UW EE) first annual Research Review Day sponsored by Wisemont Capital

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From left: Professor Blake Hannaford, Professor and Radha Poovendran, Jun Li, Andrew Haddock and Howard Chizeck UW EE Professor and Chair Radha Poovendran Wisemont Capital GP Jun Li. Photo by: Tara Brown On December 6, the University of Washington Department of Electrical Engineering (UW EE) hosted its first annual Research Review Day. This event sponsored […]