Meet the 10 machine learning and data science startups in Microsoft’s Seattle Accelerator

Photo via Microsoft. Microsoft Ventures today announced its third batch of Seattle Accelerator startups that are focusing on machine learning and data science.Microsoft’s accelerator in Seattle first launched in 2014 with a cohort of home automation startups. Last year, it welcomed “digital work” companies for its second batch. Now, the third cohort is all about cognitive technologies. Microsoft cited a Deloitte study that noted $1 billion of venture capital invested in machine learning and data science over the past two years. Microsoft spent the past several months on a cross-country tour across 12 cities in the U.S. and Canada to select the 10 new startups for its third Seattle accelerator class. Companies from more than 50 countries applied to be in the program. For the next four months, each company in the accelerator will get a helping hand from Microsoft experts as well…


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