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Compass Pathways secures $80 million Series B to boost depression clinical trial

(Editor’s Note: this is an article from Crunchbase News by Christine Hall, syndicated with permission as part of a new content and data partnership.) Compass Pathways’ work on treatment-resistant depression received a big backing from investors. The London-based mental health care company closed a funding infusion of $80 million as part of a Series B […]

UK-based enterprise software firm Peak closes $12 million Series A extension

(Editor’s Note: this is an article from Crunchbase News by Christine Hall, syndicated with permission as part of a new content and data partnership.) Enterprise software firm Peak received a $12 million extended Series A investment to help businesses that want to become artificial intelligence (AI)-driven. Existing investors MMC Ventures and Praetura Ventures led the funding round for the […]

Special report: Europe lags behind US in VC gender equality, albeit with signs of change

Editor’s note: this is a guest post, syndicated with permission from Crunchbase News and written by Dr. Johannes Lenhard, the Centre Coordinator of the Max Planck Cambridge Centre for Ethics, the Economy and Social Change. With fieldwork in Silicon Valley, New York, London and Berlin, his current book project focuses on the ethics of venture capital. His recent edited […]

How you can tell if an AI startup is bogus

(Editor’s note: this is a syndicated guest article from Crunchbase News, written by Zest AI CTO Jay Budzik. Zest’s ZAML software uses machine learning technology to help lenders make more effective credit decisions safely, fairly and transparently.) It’s been a year since MMC Ventures printed the accidental finding that 40 percent of AI startups had […]