NYU Tandon, ff Venture Capital Announce AI NexusLab to Launch Artificial Intelligence Startups

NEW YORK, July 27, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The NYU Tandon School of Engineering and ff Venture Capital (ffVC), a leading early-stage technology venture capital firm based in New York City, this morning will announce New York City’s first program to launch and support artificial intelligence (AI) startups. The program will also mark the first time in the United States that a university and venture fund cooperate to create an accelerator-type program for AI. The program, called NYU/ffVC AI NexusLab, will begin recruiting worldwide for five early-stage startups in leading sectors of the New York City economy, including software, data and security, health care, finance, and media and publishing. AI is among the fastest-growing startup sectors, experiencing sevenfold funding growth from 2010 to 2015. With applications in self-driving cars, marketing, robotics,…


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