12. Black Sesame Technologies $100M
Round: Series B
Description: Santa Clara-based Black Sesame Technologies is an AI digital imaging technology firm that creates solutions for real-world AI challenges. Founded by Johnson Shan and Wilson Liu in 2016, Black Sesame Technologies has now raised a total of $115M in reported equity funding and is backed by investors that include China Merchants Capital, Legend Capital, NIO Capital, Northern Light Venture Capital, and SAIC Motor.
Industry: Artificial Intelligence, Automotive, Machine Learning
Founders: Johnson Shan, Wilson Liu
Founding year: 2016
Total equity funding raised: $115M
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