Second Fund for Inclusivity-Centered Ada Ventures Raises $80M in Capital

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With the second fund, Ada says it will invest between £250,000 and £1.5 million in pre-seed and seed stage startups, with a “significant amount” allocated for follow-ons. So far, 12 investments have been made from the second fund. Ada claims 30% of the investments from Fund I and Fund II were sourced this way. Warner retorted: “There are 350+ fantastic female VC partners in Europe. : “I think every leader of every VC fund needs to do whatever we can to attract the best talent in the industry.

ElevenLabs’ Voice Cloning Technology Secures $80M Funding, Earns Unicorn Status

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Staniszewski says that he and Dabkowski, who grew up in Poland, were inspired to create voice cloning tools by poorly dubbed American films. Paying customers can upload voice samples to craft new styles using ElevenLabs’ voice cloning. The infamous message board 4chan, known for its conspiratorial content, used ElevenLabs’ tools to share hateful messages mimicking celebrities like actress Emma Watson. Then there’s the elephant in the room: the existential threat platforms like ElevenLabs pose to the voice acting industry. Even this didn’t please some voice actors, however — including SAG-AFTRA’s own members.