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Alumni News Brief

2 SEAS alumni startups selected for Launch Lab X

Bensen AI and proton.ai join eight other alumni ventures

Launch Lab X

Two startups founded by SEAS alumni have been selected to participate in Launch Lab X, a nine-month business accelerator program offered by the Harvard Innovation Labs.

Bensen AI, co-founded by David Xiao, A.B. ’03 (computer science), is an artificial intelligence tool for restaurants that takes orders by phone or voice assistants like Alexa.

Proton.aI, founded by Benjamin Cohen, A.B. ’19 (applied math), uses artificial intelligence to help business-to-business firms predict what customers are likely to buy.

The 10 participating startups receive office space, mentoring, a roadmap designed to suit the needs of the business, and the opportunity to earn up to $100,000 in funding.

Read more in BostInno.

Read a SEAS article about proton.ai.

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