Etsy buys Menlo Park AI startup Blackbird Technologies to strengthen online retail platform

Blackbird Technologies… more Greylock VCs see good M&A market for strong startups, less acquihires Presenting Fieldhaven, the Bay Area’s Most Exceptional Estate Blackbird Technologies co-founder Nikhil Raghavan is joining Etsy after it bought his… more Artificial intelligence startup Blackbird Technologies was acquired by Etsy on Monday for an undisclosed sum. Blackbird has less than a dozen staffers who will join Etsy as part of the acquisition, including co-founders Nikhil Raghavan (CEO) and Manju Rajashekhar (CTO). The Menlo Park-based company had not publicly disclosed any fundraising rounds. Blackbird Technologies co-founder Nikhil Raghavan is joining Etsy after it bought his… more The startup developed algorithms for natural language processing, deep learning-based image recognition and analytics that can be used by companies for personalized product searches. Raghavan and Rajashekhar worked on similar technologies…


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