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November 11, 2021

"Reducing Food Waste: Wendy Gonzalez Of Sama On How They Are Helping To Eliminate Food Waste"

November 4, 2021

"San Francisco AI startup Sama eyes Montréal R&D expansion with $70 million Series B round"

November 4, 2021

"Sama taps into $70M to build ‘first end-to-end AI platform’ for training data"

November 4, 2021

"Sama aims to bring greater equality to crowd-labeling of datasets with new $70M"

November 4, 2021

"Sama Raises $70M Series B to Deliver the Most Accurate Training Data Powering the World’s Most Ambitious AI Applications"

November 4, 2021

"Women-led data labeling AI startup raises $70M in Series B"

August 17, 2021

"Sama Made the Inc. 5000 List (For the Second Year in a Row!)"

August 12, 2021

"Sama Provides the Data to Fight Food Waste and Power Cashierless Checkout"

July 28, 2021

"Montreal Attracts Record Investments"

July 23, 2021

"Is Your AI Ethical? Three Ways To Bake Impact Into Your Business Model"

July 14, 2021

"B Lab has named Sama ONE OF THE BEST FOR THE WORLD™ 2021!"

July 6, 2021

"Sama Validates Its Ethical AI Supply Chain Through A Randomized Control Study With MIT"

July 2, 2021

"MarTech Interview with Wendy Gonzalez, CEO at Sama"

July 2, 2021

"Scenes From Silicon Valley’s Cautious Return to the Office"

June 11, 2021

"Despite A.I.’s Rapid Development, We’re Still Missing 'Ethical A.I.' from Start to Finish, Says Sama CEO Wendy Gonzalez"

June 3, 2021

"Sama Becomes First AI Company to Receive Validation From the Massachusetts Institute of Technology for Impact Model With Randomized Control Trial Study"

May 17, 2021

"The Impact of a Tech-Centered Vocational Training and Employment Program for Youth in Kenya"

May 6, 2021

"2021 Software Companies to Watch List"

May 4, 2021

"Honorable Mention in Fast Company’s 2021 World-Changing Ideas Awards"

May 3, 2021

"Sama Recognized in the 2021 Forbes AI 50 List"

April 26, 2021

"How AI Trends Could Transform The Healthcare Industry"

April 26, 2021

"Metrics Matter: Three Ways to Leverage Impact Metrics to Drive Business Value"

February 10, 2021

"How AI Plays A Role In Everyday Life (And What It Means For Leaders)"

January 25, 2021

"Bay Area Profit-Purpose Company Samasource Rebrands a Year After Founder’s Death"

January 20, 2021

"How A Purpose-Driven Startup Managed The Death Of Its Founder, Funding, And The Pandemic"

December 1, 2020

"Sama Names Wendy Gonzalez as Chief Executive Officer"

October 30, 2020

"AI Technology Can Enhance Human-Centered Work Instead Of Threaten It"

September 26, 2020

"Today’s AI Solutions Require Quality, Unbiased Training Data"

September 24, 2020

"Sama Becomes First AI Company to Receive B Corporation Certification"

September 1, 2020

"AR, VR, Autonomy, Automation, Healthcare: What’s Hot In AI Right Now"

August 26, 2020

"Sama Wins 2020 Artificial Intelligence Breakthrough Award for Best Image Processing Solution"

August 25, 2020

"LinkedIn Unveils Tool to Help Combat AI Bias"

August 18, 2020

"Ellevate Network Announces Speakers for 2020 Mobilize Women Week"

August 14, 2020

"Women Leading The AI Industry: “Never stop learning”, With Wendy Gonzalez of Samasource"

August 12, 2020

"Sama Honored on Inc. Magazine’s Annual List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies—the Inc. 5000"

August 11, 2020

"How Samasource Is Powering AI for 25% of the Fortune 50"

August 11, 2020

"If data is the new oil, where’s the refinery?"

August 8, 2020

"Real-time Analytics News Roundup for Week Ending August 8"

August 7, 2020

"FBR Featured Guest: Wendy Gonzalez"

August 5, 2020

"AI bias detection (aka: the fate of our data-driven world)"

July 15, 2020

"Announcing nominees for the second annual Women in AI Awards"

June 24, 2020

"Why Diversity is Essential for Quality Data to Train AI"

June 21, 2020

"How Ethical is Your AI?"

June 10, 2020

"Changing the World Through AI and Training Data"

June 5, 2020

"Adaptability During COVID"

June 3, 2020

"Goodbye Tourists, Hello Labelers"

May 19, 2020

"The Pandemic Brings Some African Tech Workers Luxe Lodging"

May 1, 2020

"E-Commerce Runs On Data Powered By AI"

March 20, 2020

"How Samasource's CEO Helped Turn a Non-Profit into a Fully Sustaining For-Profit"

February 24, 2020

"The Curious Case of Data Annotation and AI"

February 24, 2020

"Samasource Expands Product Team With Strategic New Hire; Announces Research & Development Team Growth"

February 20, 2020

"Samasource Expands Product Team With Strategic New Hire; Announces Research & Development Team Growth"

February 18, 2020

"Interim CEO shares how Samasource is moving ahead after founder's death"

February 11, 2020

"Don't Let Bad Data Sour Your A.I."

November 20, 2019

"Samasource Raises $14.8M for Global AI Data Biz Driven From Africa"

November 20, 2019

"Samasource Secures $14.8M Series A Funding to Further Scale Business and AI Capabilities"

October 12, 2019

"How to Train Your AI Dragon (Safely, Legally and Without Bias)"

October 7, 2019

"Above the Trend Line"

October 3, 2019

"Cornell Tech Puts Computer Vision into Practice on Clothing"

September 24, 2019

"Samasource Joins Both Partnership on AI and Mila"

September 2, 2019

"The Ghost Workers Powering The AI Economy"

August 7, 2019

"These Companies Claim to Provide “Fair-Trade” Data Work. Do They?"

July 24, 2019

"Samasource Announces Company Growth Ahead of Exhibition of Fashion R&D Open Source Dataset at CVPR 2019"

July 24, 2019

"AI’s New Workforce: The Data-Labelling Industry Spreads Globally"

July 13, 2019

"Samasource Opens Kampala"

July 2, 2019

"See The World: Samasource VP on Gender Equity, AI and A Global Perspective"

June 27, 2019

"Samasource, Artificial Intelligence Leader, Opens Office in Montréal"

June 19, 2019

"Samasource Shows Fashion R&D Image Annotation Set"

June 14, 2019

"Capturing The Value Of Technology For The Future Of Work In Kenya"

June 12, 2019

"Big Tech’s AI Runs on Datasets Labeled By Marginalized People"

May 28, 2019

"Google & Microsoft Banking on Africa's AI Labeling Workforce"

May 9, 2019

"Samasource and Cornell Tech Announce i-Materialist-Fashion"

May 1, 2019

"Samasource and Cornell Tech Announce i-Materialist Fashion, A Robust, Free Open Source Fashion Dataset for Research and Development"

April 29, 2019

"Using Artificial Intelligence to Customize Content Without Bias"

April 6, 2019

"Will AI Kill Development?"

April 5, 2019

"How Silicon Valley Machine Learning is Transforming Lives in Kenya"

February 1, 2019

"Building AI Datasets in Uganda"

November 5, 2018

"How Do You Teach Artificial Intelligence?"

December 2, 2016

"Here's How Samasource is Connecting People in Slums to High-Paying Jobs"

August 31, 2015

"Connecting People with Digital Work, the Gig Economy, and More"

July 28, 2015

"Samasource is Preparing the World's Poorest for Work in the 21st Century"