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We’ve Raised A $400K Pre-Seed Investment

  dishq, a Bengaluru (India) based AI startup, that leverages food science and machine learning to predict people’s taste, announced today a pre-seed investment of $400K. This round has been funded by several investors including, Techstars’ first food / ag tech focused accelerator called Farm To Fork, and Arts Alliance. “There is no question in my mind that Kishan, Sai and team are building something great here. There is a ton of opportunity in this…

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AI algorithm startup technology

Named Entity Recognition Using CRF

By Binay Gupta, Algorithm & NLP Engineer Setting the scene: Suppose you run an online shoe store where you get details of shoes from different brands. Based upon your market analysis, you get to know that apart from price, a customer looks at five attributes before ordering shoes: Brand Color Size Purpose i.e. whether they’re running shoes or casual  Material i.e. rubber, leather or cloth But the problem is, these details are not present in …

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food & AI – a taste of the future

By Sai Sreenivas Kodur Co-Founder & CTO AI – A Brief History To many computer scientists from the 90’s, AI was something which everyone tried but didn’t really work. But now, AI is rapidly changing the world, changing the way we interact, be it online or offline. It is not only inching towards the accuracy of humans (e.g. language translation, speech recognition, OCR) but also surpassing humans (e.g. object recognition, self driving cars). Until now,…

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dishq accepted into Zeroth AI accelerator

Around mid-July, we found out that dishq had been accepted into batch 2 of the Zeroth.ai Accelerator! There’s so many reasons we’re happy about this but here’s our top 3: 1) This accelerator is based out of Hong Kong so we’ll be spending some time over there widening our network of investors, potential customers and fellow batch companies. There’s some seriously interesting startups in the batch! 2) Zeroth focuses on machine learning and artificial intelligence…

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