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Increased use of AI in PE will cause an industry shakeout, says new research

Increased use of AI in PE will cause an industry shakeout, says new research

The increased usage of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Private Equity (PE) and Venture Capital (VC) will boost the sector’s operational efficiency greatly and transform the ways in which partners perform their work, according to a new study. However, the paper’s author, Professor Thomas Åstebro of HEC Paris Business School, says it will also lead to a technological arms race and cause an eventual 'industry shakeout'.

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Fetch.ai launches Mainnet v2.0

Fetch.ai launches Mainnet v2.0

Fetch.ai, a Cambridge-based artificial intelligence lab building an open-access decentralised machine learning network for smart infrastructure, has launched v2.0 of its Mainnet with 30 validators, including Outlier Ventures, Forbole, and InfStones.  

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EQT backs in-demand AI learning platform

EQT backs in-demand AI learning platform

Private Equity Wire talks to Ted Persson, partner at EQT Ventures – which recently closed a USD18 million series-A round into Stockholm-based AI-focused online learning platform Sana Labs, about the fact that around 1.3 billion adults will face a ‘skills mismatch’ for the jobs needed in the future, how the online learning trend will pan out in the next few years, and the role of the private sector in driving this trend. 

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Sidetrade and Hyman Capital partnership to provide AI tech for cashflow generation in private equity portfolio companies

Sidetrade and Hyman Capital partnership to provide AI tech for cashflow generation in private equity portfolio companies

Sidetrade, an Artificial Intelligence platform dedicated to accelerating company revenue and cashflow, has partnered with Hyman Capital to help the firm's clients and private equity contacts to adjust quickly to the Covid-19 pandemic in terms of cashflow generation.