Cyril  Parisian

Cyril Parisian

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Nuro's Plan With The Recent Funding

Last week, US-based electric self-driving vehicle manufacturer Nuro raised funding from Woven Capital, Chipotle and others in a Series C round. Founded in 2016 by former Google engineers, Nuro is a driverless on-road robotic car maker that delivers products and packages to consumers. The terms of the deal have not been disclosed.

Last year, Nuro had raised $500 million from T. Rowe Price Associates, Fidelity Management and Research Co. and Baillie Gifford in the previous round. The company has also received a combined investment of $940 million from SoftBank and Greylock Capital Management.

The galaxy of big-ticket investors in Nuro is a testament to the company’s brimming potential.

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Nuro's Plan With The Recent Funding
Cyril  Parisian

Cyril Parisian

1620050880

Nuro's Plan With The Recent Funding

Last week, US-based electric self-driving vehicle manufacturer Nuro raised funding from Woven Capital, Chipotle and others in a Series C round. Founded in 2016 by former Google engineers, Nuro is a driverless on-road robotic car maker that delivers products and packages to consumers. The terms of the deal have not been disclosed.

Last year, Nuro had raised $500 million from T. Rowe Price Associates, Fidelity Management and Research Co. and Baillie Gifford in the previous round. The company has also received a combined investment of $940 million from SoftBank and Greylock Capital Management.

The galaxy of big-ticket investors in Nuro is a testament to the company’s brimming potential.

#opinions #nuro robotaxis #nuro series c funding

Erwin  Boyer

Erwin Boyer

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Indian AI-based Mental Health App Wysa Receives Funding From Google Assistant

Wysa, an Indian-based AI-enabled mental health application, has announced that the startup has secured an undisclosed amount of investment from the Google Assistant Fund.

Launched in 2018, the Google Assistant Investments program was designed to assist early-stage startups in advancing their digital assistant ecosystem and innovating new ideas. Wysa has also recently topped the list of best apps in India for 2020.

Wysa was also among the first startups to be included in the Google For Startups launchpad program in India in 2018.

#news #ai-based chatbot #chatbot mental health #chatbots #google assistant #google assistant fund #mental health #mental health apps #mental health chatbots #wysa #wysa funded by google assistant fund #wysa funding

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Top 10 Big Data Investment and Funding of 2020

Explore the list of top big data companies that raised mammoth amounts throughout 2020

Big data and analytics has become a very competitive vendor landscape as it is a vibrant technology domain. Big data refers to a fusion of structured and unstructured data gleaned by organizations that can be extracted for actionable insights. With the evolution of advanced analytics solutions, big data and analytics companies are emerging rapidly, helping enterprises with their data processing. They are also attracting increasing interest from investors.

Here we have compiled a list of the top 10 big data investment and funding rounds of 2020.

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Ruth  Nabimanya

Ruth Nabimanya

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Planning a Big Data Career? Know All Skills, Roles & Transition Tactics!

Do you know the skills and steps required to successfully transition to a Big Data career?

If you’re someone who doesn’t belong to the Big Data Industry yet but has a background which may have links to it – you may be thinking about a lucrative and long-term Big Data career.

If you’re aspiring to be a Big Data Engineer or a Team Lead/Tech Lead or even a Project Manager/Architect, there are some key technical skills required by employers in the Big Data Ecosystem. These skills vary for different Big Data Roles.

In this article, we will discuss the technical skills required by employers for different Big Data profiles. We’ll also discuss organisational expectations from different hierarchical levels and steps to make a successful Big Data career transition.

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7 Resource Scheduling Errors and How to Mitigate Them

The project management landscape has drastically changed over the last decade. Emphasis on efficiency and reporting while juggling between several projects simultaneously amid uncertainties is responsible for the change.

These drastic changes often contribute to projects falling through the cracks, mainly due to poor project performance. Lack of proper resource scheduling and planning tools disrupts project performance. According to Gartner, poor project performance has resulted in approximately $50-$150 billion in revenue loss and productivity.

Resources plug into every phase of your project, be it planning, scheduling, and executing. In a shocking revelation by HBR, 1 out of 6 IT projects incurs a schedule overrun by 70%. A logical system that lets you identify and deploy resources exactly when you need ensures project success. This is where resource scheduling can help. First off,

What Is Resource Scheduling?

Resource scheduling is the process of identifying and allocating resources. It is a crucial element of project planning with specified start and end dates for each task in a project. In short, it sets the stage for the intelligent distribution of resources to project tasks.

However, common scheduling errors jeopardize the project plan and ultimately cause project delays.

Let us look at some of the common scheduling blunders and how to mitigate them.

#capacity planning #resource allocation #resource analysis #resource planning #capacity based planning #data analysis