ServiceNow invests in Plat4mation to help German SMBs digitalize
ServiceNow has made a strategic investment in Plat4mation. With the investment in the IT consultant, ServiceNow aims to create customer value faster and stimulate partner growth.
ServiceNow Ecosystem Ventures has chosen to invest in Dutch company Plat4mation for its first investment. ServiceNow... Read more
KPN invests in Slovakian CloudTalk
CloudTalk has raised 26 million euros from investment companies for further growth and innovation. KPN Ventures, among others, has invested in the call center software provider.
Slovakia-based Cloudtalk has raised investment rounds totalling 26 million euros. Other investors include henQ, Point ... Read more
Vodafone signs 10-year contract with Microsoft for AI, cloud services
Telecom operator Vodafone and Microsoft have announced a 10-year partnership. The two parties will collaborate on various AI solutions to support customer service, digital payment solutions and IoT applications.
The activities of the 10-year partnership between Vodafone and Microsoft will focus ... Read more
Korean chip industry challenges global competition with 430B investment
Europe, North America and East Asia are all competing for market share in global chip production. South Korea is the most ambitious among all players, it appears. Over the next two decades, it will invest the equivalent of 430 billion euros.
The South Korean government's goal is to provide 10 pe... Read more
ASM invests 300M in US without expansion plans in Europe
ASM (formerly ASMI) has big plans for a new research campus in Phoenix, Arizona. With the help of US investment, it wants to grow to employ 1,200 in its new campus, a significant increase from the current number of staff at 800.
The investment of around 300 million euros was announced in the pre... Read more
Dutch Future Fund gets new capital injection from Invest-NL
The public Dutch (tech) investment fund Invest-NL and the EIF are investing €200 million in the so-called public-private Dutch Future Fund II. Through this fund, other investors can support start-ups and scale-ups in energy transition, deep tech, circular economy and agri-tech.
The Dutch gover... Read more
ASML wants to expand significantly in Berlin: invests 100 million euros annually
ASML's German factory will receive much financial support in the coming years. The Dutch chip machine manufacturer is investing 100 million euros in the plant this year and wants to invest the same amount in several following years.
The financial investments should significantly expand ASML's pr... Read more
“Google wants to invest hundreds of millions in chatbot maker Character.AI”
Google may want to invest hundreds of millions of dollars in AI chatbot specialist Character.AI. With this investment, AI chatbot startup wants to finance training its models. It also hopes to continue to meet user demand, Reuters writes.
The planned investment from Google should strengthen the ... Read more
ARM invests in Raspberry Pi and solidifies partnership
British chip company ARM recently took a minority stake in open-source microcomputer maker Raspberry Pi. The purpose of the investment includes further developing a platform for edge and IoT applications.
ARM and Raspberry Pi have been working closely together since 2008; the latter bases its pl... Read more
After 4 billion from AWS, Google invests 2 billion in Anthropic
AI developer Anthropic is said to have acquired $2 billion in investment money from Google. Combined with Amazon's earlier investment, Anthropic is gaining prestige in the AI field.
Anthropic is reportedly receiving money from Google for the second time this year. Earlier this year, the investm... Read more