eBay Acquires Expertmaker, an AI Startup to Leverage Big Data Credentials

eBay, the California-based ecommerce behemoth, has announced its acquisition of Expertmaker, a provider of solutions powered by AI and machine-learning. Since 2010, Swedish-based Expertmaker has been a partner of eBay. More recently, it collaborated with eBay to initiate structured data. However, eBay is yet to disclose the financial terms of this acquisition. Once the transaction is completed, eBay will absorb the employees of Expertmaker into its technology and data product teams. Lars Hard, the CEO and Founder of the Malmo-based Expertmaker, will be the Director of Data Science at eBay. Hard said, “In partnership with eBay, we will be able to transcend traditional machine learning approaches to create adaptive and learning solutions using the Expertmaker platform.” Amit Menipaz, General Manager and Vice President, Structured Data, eBay, said in a release, “As a…


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