Delectable is an iPhone application for remembering wines you’ve tasted and discovering new wines. The company released a major update today and revealed $2 million in funding from influential angels.
Image recognition startup Cortica has raised another $1.5 million in funding — this time from Russian technology powerhouse Mail.Ru Group.
It may sound like something out of a dystopian novel, but scientists are confident about a machine learning technology that can recognize and replicate human activities like seeing and thinking.
Israeli startup Cortica raised $7 million in a second round of funding. The investment was led by Horizons Ventures, not to be confused with Silicon Valley’s Horizon Ventures. Horizons Ventures (mind the “s”) is owned by the Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-Shing. Venture capitalist Ynon Kreiz also participated in the round.
“Wine is, in truth, the only antidote to the bane of whiskey” said Thomas Jefferson. Copenhagen-based Vivino helps you identify and locate your favorite antidote for future consumption. The company just received an angel investment from Skype co-founder Janus Friis as part of its strategy to go global.