Alphabet has officially announced the formation of Gradient Ventures, a new firm within Google that will invest in early-stage artificial intelligence startups. Gradient will invest in 10 to 15 deals this year and will typically commit $1 million to $8 million in each, according to CNBC. Our AI-focused venture fund invests in and connects startups with Google’s resources, innovation, and technical leadership in artificial intelligence.
We bring Google smarts and scale to promising, early-stage startups, providing innovators with funding, resources, and dedicated access to world-class people and practices in this area. Our fund focuses on helping founders navigate the challenges in developing AI-based products, from leveraging training datasets to helping companies take advantage of the latest techniques, so that great ideas can come to life.