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VentureBeat total Funding

$3.6 m

VentureBeat latest funding size

$3.30 m

Time since last funding

5 years ago

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VentureBeat's latest funding round in July 2014 was reported to be $3.3 m. In total, VentureBeat has raised $3.6 m
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VentureBeat is looking to hire an account executive

VentureBeat is on the hunt for an Account Executive to help sell big, custom campaigns and integrated marketing solutions to leading business and tech brands.

VentureBeat is looking for a Director of Events Content

VentureBeat is seeking a Director of Events Content to report directly to the CEO. The role will oversee speaker recruitment for VentureBeat’s portfolio of events (Transform, VB Summit, GamesBeat, and BLUEPRINT). You will help determine the overarching themes for each of VentureBeat’s events and lia…

San Diego Fire Department to test remotely piloted drones as part of FAA program

The San Diego Fire Department today began tests of camera-equipped drones to help fight fires. Firefighters on the ground will deploy the drones, but once they're in the air, the drones will be controlled by trained drone pilots using the Cape telepresence drone platform.

Amazon’s Alexa debuts Answer Updates to respond later to questions it can’t answer immediately

Amazon is introducing a feature today designed to return to you with the right answer when Alexa fails to answer your question. Answer Updates will be rolled out to Alexa-enabled devices over the course of the coming week, a company spokesperson told VentureBeat in an email. Say “Alexa, turn on Answ…

R2 uses big data to develop AI solutions for enterprise customers

EXCLUSIVE: Silicon Valley startup R2 uses big data tools to deliver trained AI models to businesses without development expertise.

Halla taps AI for personalized grocery and dish recommendations

Halla I/O leverages AI to deliver food recommendations to grocery store shoppers and food delivery app users.
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Top 10 products revealed at CES 2019 that work with Alexa or Google Assistant

CES 2019 has finally come to a close, and left hundreds of new Google Assistant and Alexa-compatible products in its wake. Here's a list of our top picks.

Apple considered Samsung and MediaTek for 5G modems in 2019 iPhones

Apple held talks with Samsung Electronics and MediaTek along with existing vendor Intel to supply 5G modem chips for 2019 iPhones.

The Elder Scrolls: Legends’ Isle of Madness expansion launches January 24 for PC, iOS, and Android

The Elder Scrolls: Legends will release its first expansion in almost nine months when Isles of Madness hits on January 24 on PC, iOS, and Android.

Unity and Improbable’s beef gets spicy and strange in dueling blog posts

Unity claims that Improbable is misrepresenting their dispute in a spicy blog. In response, Improbable calls for some sort of governing code of conduct.

Ring employees reportedly had access to all live and recorded customer videos (Updated)

According to The Intercept, employees of Amazon's Ring reportedly had unfettered access to customers' live and recorded video footage.

Verizon’s 5G keynote at CES spotlights media, drone flight, and health partnerships

On the agenda at the keynote: companies that Verizon is seeding with early 5G technology. Not on the agenda: any news on new 5G cities or devices.
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VentureBeat Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was VentureBeat founded?

    VentureBeat was founded in 2006.

  • Who are VentureBeat key executives?

    VentureBeat's key executives are Matt Marshall, Dean Takahashi and Jeffrey Grubb.

  • How many employees does VentureBeat have?

    VentureBeat has 135 employees.

  • Who are VentureBeat competitors?

    Competitors of VentureBeat include Engadget, Alphr and Quartz.

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