Tech Company Financing Transactions

Skymind Funding Round

Skymind secured a $11.5 million Series A financing round on 3/20/2019. Investors included Translink Capital, GMO Venture Partners and Govtech Fund.

Transaction Overview

Company Name
Announced On
Transaction Type
Venture Equity
Venture Equity
Series A
Proceeds Purpose
The inclusion of TransLink Capital gives a hint as to how the company is planning to use the funding. One of TransLink's specialties is helping entrepreneurs develop customers in Asia. Skymind believes that it has a major opportunity in that market, so having TransLink lead this round makes a lot of sense. Skymind also plans to use the round to build out its team in North America and fuel customer acquisition there.

Company Information

Company Status
Private & Independent
Artificial Intelligence
Mailing Address
1328 Mission St. 9
San Francisco, CA 94103
Email Address
Not Recorded
Skymind is the company behind Deeplearning4j, the only commercial-grade, open-source, distributed deep-learning library written for Java and Scala. Integrated with Hadoop and Spark, DL4J is specifically designed to run in business environments on distributed GPUs and CPUs.
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Chiawei Lim
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