Tara AI, a San Jose, CA-based product management platform, raised $10m in Series A funding.
The round, which brought total funding to date to $13M, was led by Aspect Ventures with participation from Slack Fund, Y Combinator and Moment Ventures.
Led by Iba Masood, co-founder and CEO, Tara AI provides a product management platform that uses machine learning to predict the technical tasks, engineering resources and timelines needed for new software projects,
The system connects to valuable data in their project management systems, git version control and workforce directories and using machine learning models, predicts how to best build the software (technical tasks), how long projects should take (timeline) and who should execute (resources).
The company intends to use the funds to accelerate both customer and team growth, with plans to triple headcount in 2019, focusing primarily on securing engineering talent to complement its founding team, which consists of former Google and Apple engineers.