CrowdFlower raises million from Microsoft and others to bring AI to data science

CrowdFlower, a crowdsourced data-cleaning and tagging platform, has closed another $10 million in funding in a round led by Microsoft Ventures, Canvas Ventures, and Trinity Ventures. Founded out of San Francisco in 2009, CrowdFlower had already raised $28 million before today, including a $12.5 million round back in 2014, but the company says it will use its fresh cash influx to expedite the adoption of a new machine-learning product called CrowdFlower AI. CrowdFlower will use a combination of humans and artificial intelligence to “make data useful” through helping teams organize their data more effectively at scale. For example, a company may have a large database of numbers and demographics, but some fields may be empty, incorrect, or incomplete — something that a human is best placed to fix. So when…


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