Lately, one of the hottest sectors in tech has been artificial intelligence, and although the definition of what qualifies as AI is a bit fuzzy, there’s little doubt the vertical has a bright future. Since the start of 2010, 608 VCs have participated in at least one of the 562 rounds backing AI startups, according to the PitchBook Platform. Deal count and capital invested have both trended upward during the same time period, with 2016 on pace to set records in both categories. Of the venture firms active in this space, 24 have completed at least two deals in the past six months.
Here are the 10 most active VC investors in AI since the beginning of 2010, along with their investment counts: