French tech startup Kili Technology raises $7 million

Paris-based Kili Technology, a data annotation platform to improve AI, has raised $7 million in its first outside funding. The round was led by Serena Capital and with participation from Olivier Pomel (Datadog CEO), Nicolas Dessaigne (Algolia CEO), Stanislas de Bentzmann, and Gus Robertson (PeopleDoc founders), Venture Beat reports

Founded in 2018 by Leduc and CTO Édouard d’Archimbaud, Kili Technology provides a data labeling tool for image, video, and text annotation to speed up training sets. The company’s collaborative platform enables employees to make the data labeling process more efficient.

The raised money will help the company to expand its platform internationally. To date, Kili has attracted large customers in Europe, China, and the U.S. across a variety of industries.