Baidu Ventures has participated in the $4.5-million seed funding of SalesHero, a San Francisco-based startup that provides AI-powered sales assistant, while Tencent has joined a $10-million Series A round for robotics company Marble.
Baidu Ventures joins $4.5m SalesHero round
SalesHero, a San Francisco-based startup that provides AI-powered sales assistant, has announced the closing of a $4.5 million seed funding from Baidu Ventures, CometLabs and Cherry Ventures.
Signals Venture Capital, an enterprise-focused fund investing in the datafication of businesses also joined the round, SalesHero said in a press release.
SalesHero uses standard Salesforce APIs to map data and does not require any installation or download. Users only need to connect their company email and Salesforce account. Its technology seamlessly integrates with all other products in the ecosystem.
Tencent backs $10m Series A round of Marble
San Francisco-based robotics company Marble has announced the closing of a $10 million Series A round participated by the likes of Tencent, Lemnos, Crunchfund and Maven.
This round brings the company’s total funding to $15 million.
Marble creates a fleet of intelligent courier robots to transport goods including groceries, meals, and medicine. Having raised its first seed funding in 2015, Marble secured its second seed round a year later participated by 16 investors, including CF, Promus Ventures and S2 Capital.