Maluuba raises .2M Series A for machine learning

Maluuba, a machine learning company that offers a Siri-like experience for Android devices, today announced that it has secured $9 million CAD (about $6.2 million USD) in Series A funding from Montreal-based Emerillon Capital, San Francisco-based Nautilus Ventures, and other investors.The company previously raised $2 million in seed funding from Samsung Ventures in 2012.As part of the latest announcement, Brian Kang (managing director of Nautilus Ventures) and Ludovic Andre (managing director of Emerillon Capital) have joined the company as board members. Additionally, Dave Grannan (co-founder and CEO of camera technology firm Light), has joined the company as chairman of the board.Headquartered in Waterloo, Canada, Maluuba started out with the launch of a “Siri for Android” technology, which partially explains the interest from Samsung, consistently one of the world’s top Android…


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