Nick Beim

Thoughts on the Economics of Innovation

US Artificial Intelligence Leader Closes Series A Round Led by Venrock, a world class provider of advanced analytics for national security and now corporate security missions, announced today the first closing of its $14.7M Series A funding round, led by Venrock at a $58.5M valuation.’s Mirage platform provides machine learning and computer vision for mission-critical security needs to accelerate and elevate the analysis of unstructured data at speed and scale. “Venrock has a distinguished record of investment and leadership in emerging technologies and innovation, from being an early investor in Intel and later Apple, to their investment in’s innovation-leading AI platform today,” shared Balan Ayyar,’s Founder and CEO.