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Grammarly raises $110 million to help fix your spelling

The company uses artificial intelligence to fix your spelling using a Chrome extension, Microsoft Word and a Windows app.


Nervous about your syntax? Grammarly has your back -- and also $110 million in funding, after its first venture round.

Grammarly uses artificial intelligence to help fix spelling, grammar and syntax mistakes. You can use it as a Chrome extension, in Microsoft Office or as a Windows app.

Silicon Valley venture capitalist General Catalyst led the funding round, reports Bloomberg, and was joined by IVP, Spark Capital, Breyer Capital and SignalFire.

Grammarly has around 6.9 million users and a $12-per-month premium option that corrects "complex writing issues."

The company is the latest to strike gold with artificial intelligence, an industry that looks to boom in the coming years. Facebook and Samsung have recently dived deeper into AI, and Alibaba founder Jack Ma last month predicted that CEOs will eventually be replaced by artificial intelligence.

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