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Artificial Intelligence startup Pryon, led by veteran tech entrepreneur Igor Jablokov, is gaining more traction.
It’s a member of private equity and venture capital firm CB Insights’ AI 100, a ranking of the most promising AI companies in the world selected from a “pool of over 6,000.” The only company from North Carolina to appear on the list, it’s the latest in a string of such accolades. (It made CNBC’s Upstart 100 List for 2019.)
“Pryon is proud to be named to the CB Insights AI 100,” said its CEO Jablokov. “Our team achieved a significant breakthrough.”
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ATLANTA – Outside investors. From launching the careers of emerging artists to serving as the HQ for legacy media companies like Turner and Cox, Atlanta’s influence on music, culture, and the entertainment industry can’t be overstated. Now, local investors and Mark Cuban are backing an Atlanta-based media group looking to grow the city’s next media empire. Tech it out.
MORRISVILLE – Creative process. North Carolina-based inMotionNow has spent the last two decades streamlining and deploying a project management tool for creative teams. Now, they’re joining forces with Dutch company Lytho as the focus on creative content continues to rise. Tech it out.
CHARLOTTE – Medical aesthetics. Subscription services have become an integral part of the e-commerce industry. A Charlotte-based startup built a subscription service to help doctors get the latest devices. In doing so, they’ve become one of the fastest-growing startups coming out of Charlotte with an $8 million Series A and valuation of $150 million. Learn more.
TAMPA – Workflow automation. Chattr, an artificial intelligence-powered software focused on making hiring easier in the retail, restaurant and hospitality industries, has secured a one-year partnership with Bealls Inc. Read more.
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