Funding and Acquisitions Roundup: Tempo AI raises $10M in additional funding for its ultra-intelligent calendar app

By Editor June 21, 2013

By Brian Kovalesky, StartUp Beat Editor

Today’s early-stage startup funding and acquisitions news:

Tempo AI, which created the Tempo Smart Calendar—a personal productivity and calendar app that utilizes Artificial Intelligence—has raised $10 million in Series A funding. The round was co-led by Relay Ventures and Sierra Ventures. The startup is a spinoff from SRI International, the non-profit research organization behind AI technologies like Apple’s Siri, among others. Tempo AI claims that its app utilizes AI and semantic learning technology to create a personalized productivity experience that anticipates needs and helps users complete tasks. The Menlo Park-based company, which was founded in 2011, previously raised $2.5 million in a Seed round.

Vital Stats:


HQ: Menlo Park, California

Year Founded: 2011

Founders: Raj Singh (CEO), Corey Hulen (CTO), Thierry Donneau-Golencer (Product Manager)

Investors: Relay Ventures, Sierra Ventures, Mayfield Fund, Qualcomm Ventures, SingTel Innov8, Golden Venture Partners, Horizons Ventures, ENIAC Ventures, Miramar Venture Partners, Seavest Capital Partners

Innovation: Personal productivity app that utilizes advanced AI and semantic technologies.

Total Funding: $12.5 million

(Sources: Tempo AI, Relay Ventures, CrunchBase, SRI International)

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