Salesforce Ventures launches $50M fund to encourage AI – Squirro part of first funded companies

September 21, 2017

Salesforce Ventures announced a $50 million fund to encourage startups to build AI-fueled applications on top of Salesforce. “The goal of the Salesforce AI Fund is to accelerate the development of transformative AI solutions on Salesforce,” Matt Garratt, VP at Salesforce Ventures told TechCrunch.

The first three companies being funded include AI start-ups HighspotSquirro and TalkIQ along with All Turtles, an AI startup studio that works with young companies trying to build AI-centric products.