Funded by Google’s journalism grant, VeriFlix takes on validating video content from citizen reporters

Belgian media startup Look Live Media has launched VeriFlix, an AI-powered platform for news organisations that gathers and sifts through user-generated video content in order to surface the best submissions and isolate fakes. Created in collaboration with and partly funded by Roularta Media Group, the project also received €400,000 from Google’s Digital News Initiative (DNI) […]

French video recruitment startup Easyrecrue has raised €8 million

French startup Easyrecrue, which has created a new solution for recruiting job candidates through video, has completed a €6 million funding round from d’Entrepreneur Venture, Elaia Partners and Bpifrance’s Ambition Numérique fund. The funding was supplemented by a €2 million loan. This is the company’s third round, after raising €500,000 initially, then €2.5 million two years ago, bringing its total raised to €11 million.

Valossa raises $650,000 for its AI-powered video search technology

A bunch of very smart Finnish people have raised $650,000 in seed funding to commercialise the deep content search and machine learning technology mostly developed at the University of Oulu. More specifically, the research spin-off, dubbed Valossa and based in Oulu as well, is working on a voice-controlled, artificial intelligence-powered search engine that it says […]