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Parse Raises $5.5 Million Series A Funding

Parse has raised $5.5 million Series A funding from Ignition Partners.  John Connors of Ignition Partners will also be joining the company’s board of directors. Connors is also a member of the board of directors of Nike, FiREapps, Scout Analytics, Datasphere, Korrio, Motif Investing, Splunk and Tier 3.

Parse provides server-side functionality to users in need for rich, Internet enabled applications. It is free during the private beta, and will cost nothing (if you are on the Starter plan) to $99 a month and upwards (for the Pro and Enterprise plans).

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Mizuho, IBM develop AI system for banking error detection

Mizuho and IBM have collaborated to develop a proof of concept (PoC) system that utilizes watsonx, IBM's enterprise generative AI and data platform, to enhance the efficiency and accuracy of Mizuho's event detection operations.

Lumos raises $35M

San Francisco, CA-based access management platform provider Lumos has raised $35 million in Series B financing.

Aerodome raises $21.5M

Aerodome, a Los Angeles, CA-based company specializing in Drone-As-First-Responder (DFR) technology, has secured $21.5 million in a Series A funding round.

Uncle Sam to inject $50M into auto-patcher for hospital IT — The Register

The US government's Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health (ARPA-H) has pledged more than $50 million to fund the development of technology that aims to automate the process of securing hospital IT environments, writes Jessica Lyons in The Register.