Advanced Machine Learning Company Osaro Captures .3 Million

Osaro, a new, San Francisco-based startup that’s developing advanced machine learning known as deep reinforcement learning, has raised $3.3 million in seed funding to take its technology to market.The money comes from Scott Banister, Jerry Yang’s AME Cloud Ventures, and Peter Thiel, for whom Osaro cofounder Derik Pridmore once worked (first at Thiel’s hedge fund, Clarium Capital, and later as a principal at his venture firm, Founders Fund). Why it’s interesting: Osaro’s machine intelligence software combines perception (which we’ve seen plenty of in the past, including with image identification) with decision-making abilities to help computer and robotic systems act more efficiently and intelligently (which we’ve seen more rarely). We talked with Pridmore yesterday to learn more about the nine-person startup. Our chat has been edited for length. TC: You don’t have any…


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