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Will.i.am startup launches AI assistant on DT network, raises USD 117 mln

Tuesday 7 November 2017 | 09:30 CET | News
The startup founded by pop star and entrepreneur will.i.am has raised USD 117 million in venture funding and entered the corporate computing market with a voice assistant for customer service, according to a Reuters report. The I.am+ startup was founded by the Black Eyed Peas member in 2012, initially focusing on consumer electronics devices such as headphones. However, following a previously undisclosed funding round earlier this year, the company has now developed a new artificial intelligence assistant called Omega.

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