Rivos aims to build industry-leading power efficient, high performance, secure server solutions based on RISC-V, using workload-defined hardware.


Voltron Data, the company accelerating modular and composable data analytics systems, today announced that it has been named to the CB Insights AI 100 that showcases the 100 most promising private AI companies of 2024.


MindsDB offers an open-source platform that connects data sources with AI models and automates how data flows between them.


Opaque Gateway early access: Opaque Gateway is a flexible software solution that verifiably addresses data privacy, security, and sovereignty concerns, increases the flexibility of enterprise Generative AI deployments.


The multimodal artificial intelligence (MMAI) test is the first AI-enabled tool recognized in national guidelines for both predictive and prognostic performance


Lip-Bu Tan joined the 2024 International Solid-State Circuits Conference, the premier event for showcasing advancements in solid-state circuits and systems-on-a-chip.


Clarity Raises $16M in Seed Funding led by Walden Catalyst and Bessemer Venture Partners


Voltron Data Acquires Claypot AI As It Unlocks the Power of the Largest Datasets for AI


Ingonyama is a next-generation semiconductor company focusing on Zero-Knowledge Proof (ZKP or ZK) hardware acceleration. The company’s mission is to lower the barrier of entry to ZKPs by making them inexpensive, accessible and fast.


ArteraAI Receives Medicare Payment Rate for the ArteraAI Prostate Cancer Test: This is the first-of-its-kind AI-enabled test to provide predictive and prognostic results


Nature Biotechnology’s annual survey highlights academic start ups that are correcting misfolded or disordered proteins, creating second-generation GPCR agonists, building a new gene delivery platform and mining cancer genomes for novel targets.


As we approach the end of 2023, we are excited to update you on the most recent developments at Walden Catalyst. This includes insights from the 2023 European Deep Tech Report, along with updates from our portfolio and team.


The third annual report on European Deep Tech launched at startup conference Slush shows that so-called Deep Tech startups are leading the way in what has been a challenging time for global startups.


Many enterprise teams have already deployed LLMs in production. However, for enterprise AI teams, the biggest hurdle to deploying production-ready Generative AI products remains the fear of model hallucinations. Discover Galileo's LLM Hallucination Index


AI21 Labs' vision for reliable enterprise AI has been boosted by further funding from Intel Capital and Comcast Ventures.


Artera's multi-modal AI test has been successfully validated for advanced prostate cancer. In collaboration with the UCL Cancer Institute, Artera validated its model on various trials, and have shown that it can effectively prognosticate patient outcomes.


Combining experimental and computational tools, Peptone is targeting disordered regions of proteins previously thought to be undruggable.


Generative AI tools are on the rise. For LLMs to provide value, they must be able to operate on all data. Today’s policies dictate what data can and cannot be shared. While such regulations are critical to protect our privacy, it creates enormous friction.


We’re thrilled to announce the completion of a successful Series C funding round of $155 million at a valuation of $1.4 billion, marking a major milestone AI21 Labs journey to bring reliable AI to the enterprise.


Ingonyama presents their ZK movie for a general audience. The company is not just navigating today’s challenges but preparing for a future in which Zero-Knowledge is a cornerstone of our online interactions.


New AHA president Joseph Wu (Greenstone Bio) is a pioneering scientist with an adventurous backstory.


We know that in fields that rely on scientific innovation such as AI, biotech, and sustainable technologies, startups are one of the main sources of innovation. But are certain areas where a startup does not have the right to innovate?


"Just because at the moment less money is spent, Silicon Valley is no less successful than in the past."


Young Sohn at SEF, the leading economic conference in Switzerland


Our world has undergone disruption at an unprecedented scale over the past few years. The global pandemic exposed very deep flaws in our current systems, but also opened up exciting opportunities for innovation and advancement.


Was 2022 a pivotal year for European Deep Tech? Read our European Deep Tech Report in collaboration with Dealroom and Lakestar to learn more about it.


Revolutionizing Industrial Inspection with its Four-Legged Robotic Workforce.


ANYbotics Secures $50M Series B Funding to Revolutionize Industrial Inspection with its Four-Legged Robotic Workforce


Walden Catalyst Ventures leads investment round to support high-volume operations


AI21 Labs partners with Amazon to offer top-performing, easily accessible foundation models


With the shared mission to improve the lives of those touched by cancer, both parties collaborate in the fight against the disease


Enhancing the Writing Experience for Hundreds of Millions of People Around the World


Who will be the next health tech success story?


A tradition that started off in 2016, imec's Lifetime of Innovation Award recognizes game changers in the semiconductor industry.


Artera Launches with $90 Million in Funding to Personalize Cancer Therapy With Multimodal AI


Founder Spotlight: As a next-generation Web3 infrastructure company, Ingonyama is building an optimized hardware/software stack for ZK proofs and other advanced cryptographic primitives. Dive into ZK protocol with Omer Shlomovits, Founder of Ingonyama.


Wordtune Spices: AI21 Labs intros an AI writing assistant that cites its sources


Shankar Chandran sits down with Vikram Chatterji, co-founder and CEO of Galileo


Our New Investment in Galileo


“Machine learning right now is becoming pervasive,” says Galileo cofounder Vikram Chatterji. “It’s like what software engineering used to be. Every company will rely on machine learning in some shape or form.”


Deep Dive into ZKP with Francis Ho


"We are now entering an era where machines can process and generate text at a high quality,” says Ori Goshen, cofounder of AI21 Labs. “At AI21, we are reimagining the way humans read and write, for the better.”


tech12 sits down with Young Sohn to discuss Young's personal journey and current investment landscape.


Lip-Bu Tan, recipient of the Robert N. Noyce Award


Our New Investment in Opaque Systems


Founders Spotlight: Read the entrepreneurial journey of Raluca Popa, Rishabh Poddar, and Ion Stoica, the founders of Opaque Systems, a spinout of RiseLab, the prolific open-source research lab at UC Berkeley.


In this episode of The Next Wave, Young Sohn sits down with Dr. Kamil Tamiola, co-founder and CEO of Peptone, a translational biophysics company focusing on the discovery of novel therapeutics against intrinsically disordered proteins (IDPs).


Founder Spotlight: Josh Patterson and Wes McKinney share insights about their entrepreneurial journey


Kamil Tamiola on a mission to build better drugs


Our New Investment in Peptone


Our New Investment in Voltron Data


Portfolio News: Our Investment in MindsDB.


The Next Wave: Out of the AI Winter & Into the Neuro-Symbolic Future with Yoav Shoham


The Next Wave: How Big Data and Continuous Monitoring Can Improve Our Health


Portfolio News: Our investment in Voltron Data


Our Team: Walden Catalyst fuses a team of innovators and entrepreneurs. Passionate about disruption, committed to excellence. Partners to the bold and brave. Positive in human impact. Powering the future of technology.


The Next Wave: Young Sohn sat down with fellow Founding Managing Partner, Lip-Bu Tan. During their fireside chat, they discussed the current state of technology and venture capital.


The Art of Company Building: In this interview, IonQ co-founder Jungsang Kim talks about how Francis helped IonQ exploit a massive $65 billion market opportunity and become the first publicly traded pure-play quantum computing company.


The Next Wave: Young Sohn speaks with Professor Emeritus David Patterson the differences in AI subsets and what it means for our technological future now that we are approaching the end of Moore’s law.


The Art of Company Building: In this interview, Innovium co-founder and CEO Rajiv Khemani talks about his entrepreneurial journey and his experience working with Lip-Bu Tan, one of the very first investors in the company.


Firm News: Over $550M for Deep-Tech Startups


The Art of Company Building: In this interview, Solarisbank CEO Roland Folz discusses how board member Young Sohn is helping the company drive further growth and reimagine the future of digital banking.


The Art of Company Building: In this interview, Ambarella co-founder and CEO Fermi Wang talks about the marathon journey from startup to public company and the critical coaching provided by Lip-Bu along the way.


The Next Wave: Young Sohn sits down with Hélène Huby, VP Orion – ESM at Airbus, to discuss the current state of space exploration.


The Next Wave: Young Sohn talks with BioNTech co-founder and CEO Dr. Uğur Şahin about their work with Pfizer on the COVID-19 vaccine.


The Next Wave: Young Sohn sits down with Simon Segars for a fascinating deep dive into the future of computing, communications, and global commerce.


The Next Wave: Young Sohn sits down with VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger to discuss the network virtualization giant’s rapid growth curve, and ambitious plans for an increasingly digital world ahead.


The Next Wave: Young Sohn sits down with International TV Presenter and Journalist Ali Aslan to discuss the future of Artificial Intelligence.


The Next Wave: Young Sohn sits down with Amnon Shashua, CEO Mobileye to talk about the great transformation of the automotive industry.


The Next Wave: Young Sohn talks with the CEO of Wellcome Leap, Dr Regina Dugan, about innovation, leadership, and making a lasting impact.


The Next Wave: Young Sohn sits down with Alex van Someren, Managing Partner of the Early Stage Funds at Amadeus Capital for a fascinating look and discussion on today’s key technology megatrends.


In this talk, Lip-Bu Tan looks at how AI and machine learning will drive growth in core technologies like semiconductors, memory architecture, data-centers, and 5G, letting us use this powerful technological tool for social good.


Founded by Young Sohn and Bill Tai, The Extreme Tech Challenge is the world's largest social innovation startup competition.