AV Investments Featured on 2023 Forbes AI 50 List
Learn about AV portfolio companies recognized by Forbes as some of the most promising private companies leveraging AI
The Forbes AI 50 recognizes the most promising AI-driven startups. This year’s list once again features multiple Alumni Ventures portfolio companies — a testament to our firm’s commitment to supporting cutting-edge AI, machine learning, and big data solutions. See below to learn about just some of our 100+ AI-related investments, ranging from biological digital twins to autonomous, sustainable farming at scale.
Inside America’s Most Promising AI Companies of 2023
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AV Portfolio Companies on the 2023 Forbes AI 50 List
Cohere is making natural language AI accessible to all developers and businesses, even those without massive compute resources or machine learning knowledge. Cohere’s state-of-the-art natural language models are accessible via a private, easy-to-use interface available through API as a managed service or cloud ML platforms.
How We’re Involved: $250 million growth round, with participation from several established VCs and enterprises:
- Index Ventures, a London-based, multi-stage VC firm focused on AI, e-commerce, fintech, gaming, mobility, and security investments
- Inovia Capital, a Montreal-based, multi-stage VC firm focused on investing in B2B and B2C SaaS companies and marketplaces
- Nvidia, a leading GPU developer for AI, HPC, gaming, creative design, autonomous vehicles, and robotics
- Salesforce, a leading cloud-based software company for sales, service, and marketing teams
FarmWise develops farming robots to facilitate autonomous cultivation and organic farming with the mission of building sustainable farming at scale. It captures and analyzes crop data, takes optimal crop-specific interventions, and helps farmers produce.
Slingshot Aerospace synthesizes data from multiple sources to provide a real-time digital landscape of space. Its orbital collision avoidance program connects commercial, government, and civil customers on one platform to better design, manage, and safeguard their satellites and other assets.
How We’re Involved: $34.6 million Series A led by ATX Venture Partners and Draper Associates, with participation from Embedded Ventures and Valor Equity Partners
Unlearn.AI is a computational science company that builds machine learning platforms to create biological digital twins for the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries. Using historical datasets and disease-specific machine-learning models, Unlearn generates virtual placebo patients, created from actual patient baseline data in clinical studies.
How We’re Involved: $15 million Series A led by 8VC, with participation from DCVC and Mubadala
AI Fund 3 Open Through August 31
Our AI Fund will invest in a diversified portfolio of ~20-30 companies applying AI, machine learning, big data, and related technologies. The fund will be invested over ~12-18 months with a large reserve (~20-25%) for follow-on opportunities. AI Fund 2 was oversubscribed, and we had to establish a waitlist to accommodate interest. Click below to review fund materials or connect with a Senior Partner to learn more.