Venture Directory

401 Labs

401 Labs is an innovative technology company dedicated to the development and deployment of cutting-edge AI solutions for safety critical systems.

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Sandesh Gowda
Addwiteey Chrungoo

4FiveLabs

A Smart Reply tool that boosts audience engagement so you can focus on creating content. Categorize comments based on intent and generate authentic and unique smart replies to appreciations and greetings.

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Sandesh Belthangady
Vishakha Singh

AI VALI

A.I. VALI uses proprietary Machine Learning (ML) and Deep Learning (DL) techniques to analyze the data collected from medical images, such as endoscopy video images and tissue biopsies.

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Azar Azad

Aerialytic

Aerialytic uses AI-enabled software to automate the solar quoting process in order to help solar sales and installation companies directly tackle the challenge of rising customer acquisition costs.

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Veronica Malinski
Omar Padierna
Bardia Andalib

AgrilogicAI

AgriLogicAI Inc. is an agri-fin-tech venture that develops geospatial intelligence platforms for enhancing farm productivity, profitability, and sustainability.

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Tzvi Aviv
Aaron Boxer

AiHello

AiHello is a smart platform built specially for online sellers to allow them to automate and expand their business.

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Corina Pardo
Ganesh Krishnan

Animo

Animo uses AI to quantify and predict psychological well-being to facilitate human flourishing. Their Meta feature enables startups to better understand how their employees are feeling, and how sustainable their stress is on an aggregate level – all while preserving individual anonymity.

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Next 36, 2019

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Quinn Underwood
Samin Khan

Apprentx

Apprentx's B12 application offers customized training and reinforcement programs designed to avoid the forgetting curve and get learners to apply their new knowledge. B12 leverages cognitive science, AI and advanced analytics to enhance memorization and develop skills while providing administrators with a view into employees’ level of confidence and performance.

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Jean-Philippe Bradette
Charles-Olivier Demers
Julie Castonguay

Aquantix

Aquantix leverages AI, satellite and geographic data to predict water, climate change, and other material corporate risks and their financial impacts to allow institutional investors to make more responsible and secure investments.

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Abdy Sajous
Seynabou Gueye Ndiaye

Aquova

Aquova provides adaptive AI-based sensors and power controllers that unlock the potential of data in reducing the operating expenditure of the electrochemical processes.

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Next 36, 2017

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Essam Elsahwi
Conrad Hopp

Arthur Intelligence

Arthur applies machine learning algorithms to help clinic managers, doctors and their teams save management time, take better business decisions, and grow their revenues.

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Philippe Hébert
Gregory Benko

Assister.ai

Assister is a platform for creating AI empowered software assistance within already existing applications. These applications can range from a simple mobile banking app, to more complicated enterprise software systems used by professionals.

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Sasan Ahmadi Asl
Keyvan Sadeghi
Hamidreza Mahyar

Athena

Athena Integrated Systems develops tools that heavy industry needs to support sustainable resource management. Their mission is to provide insight and enable decision making through robotics and smart data solutions.

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Anna Feshchenko

Atomwise

Atomwise patented the first deep learning technology for structure-based small molecule drug discovery. This AI technology harnesses millions of data points and thousands of protein structures to solve problems that a human chemist would take many lifetimes to solve.

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Abraham Heifets

AttentiveVision

AttentiveVision aims to create a world class viewing experience for sporting events. Using machine learning and AI, their end-to-end systems take raw camera footage, and process them into broadcast quality video designed to give a viewer the best experience possible.

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Kartikeya Bhargava
Hemanth Pidaparthy

Autonomy on Wheels

Autonomy on Wheels is a robotics company which develops companion robots that will act as a personal steward. These robots navigate autonomously, deliver, lift and carry payloads. Their in-house state of the art person following algorithm deployed on mobile robots is aware of its surroundings and augments user experience in the commercial and defence industry.

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Bao Xin Chen
Raghavender Sahdev

Babbly

Babbly is an artificial intelligence powered mobile app designed to track your baby’s speech development.

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Shane Saunderson
Maryam Nabavi

Blaise

Blaise is an AI-based software platform that allows transit operators to run on-demand bus services using their existing vehicles.

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Next 36, 2018

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Justin Hunt

Blue City Technology

Blue City Technology facilitates the improvement of safety and efficiency in road networks by providing data through innovative sensing technologies.

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Asad Lesani
Ian Boyd

Blue J Legal

Blue J Legal uses machine learning and artificial intelligence to bring absolute clarity to the law, everywhere and on-demand.

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Benjamin Alarie

CSTS Health Care

CSTS Health Care is deploying AI techniques and new ways of thinking about 'omics data, to help clinicians, researchers and other stakeholders make sense of, and better apply genomic, proteomic, metabolomic, pharmacokinetic and other information to create true, personalized therapies.

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Ali Hashemi
Christos Klement

Calixa

Calixa Technologies enables the delivery of personalized experiences in physical stores through real-time visual detection and recognition of the apparel products that shoppers interact with as well as the delivery of context-aware recommendations aimed at optimizing sales conversion and customer delight.

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José Renato Villela Dantas
Victor Deleau
Sokmean Nou

Cardio Square

Cardio Square offers universal access to high quality ultrasound exams anywhere, anytime.

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Qinghua Shen

Cerebian

Cerebian is building a neural interface based operating system that entirely redefines the way humans interact with computers.

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Sima Hoseingholizade
Kareem Ayyad

Chisel

Chisel’s purpose-built AI solution for commercial insurance reads unstructured insurance data 400 times faster than a human with greater accuracy. Their solution automatically recognizes over 500 insurance-specific data points including limits, premiums, deductibles, coverages, exclusions, and more.

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Next 36, 2016

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Ron Glozman

Civalgo

Civalgo helps improve construction field productivity and collaboration on job sites. Users can learn from every execution, empower their teams, and deliver results on-budget and on-time.

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Alexandre Champoux
Gabriel Croteau
Samuel Croteau

Comfable

Comfable's product, QSun, is the key to avoiding sunburn and skin cancer, which affects millions of adults worldwide. The must-have AI-powered wearable sun tracker syncs with the free companion app to give even more sun safety features.

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Neda Ghazi

Connie

Connie.ai helps commercial kitchens plan and publish menus using the same integrated tool. No more copy-pasting from Excel.

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Aidan Nulman (Next 36, 2011)

CryptoNumerics

HIPAA, GDPR and Data Residency requirements restrict your ability to conduct data science. CryptoNumerics removes these restrictions. CryptoNumerics enables you to create privacy protected datasets with quantifiable privacy risk. In addition, you can build statistical and machine learning models that protect people’s privacy.

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Hassan Bhatti

Cultura

Cultura is a software platform designed to assess an organization's culture to mitigate risk and improve productivity.

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Katya Kudashkina

Curiato

Curiato is a clinical-stage data science company that has developed a smart bedsheet to power a platform of valuable applications to predict, prevent and protect against costly and expensive hospital-acquired conditions.

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Moazam Khan

Curv Health

Curv is an athlete development platform that is leveraging recent advances in computer vision and machine learning to instantly generate 3D models of human movement simply by using 2D video. Their technology allows health providers and fitness professionals to accurately and quickly calculate measurements within human movement, all from a mobile device.

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Shea Balish
Jonathan Smith

DataSpine

Dataspine enables machine learning engineers, data scientists and dev/ops teams to accelerate the end-to-end lifecycle for AI/ML through powerful, composable and self-serve tools. Their enterprise-grade solution runs on any cloud, hybrid or on-premise environment - and users keep full control over your data, models, and stack.

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Muhammad Anwar Ul Haq
Umar Sikander
Farrukh Jadoon

Denti.AI

Denti.AI is building powerful artificial intelligence technology for dentists around the world. Their first product is a software-only automatic caries predictor that works on bitewing x-rays. Denti.AI works with all the major dental imaging applications and can be easily integrated with the existing workflows of a dental clinic.

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Dmitry Tuzoff
Max Kharchenko

Dessa

Dessa helps the world’s largest organizations reinvent what’s possible with machine learning. Founded in 2016, the company has excelled at applying cutting-edge ML techniques to generate significant value in industries ranging from finance to telecommunications.

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Ragavan Thurairatnam (Next 36, 2013)

Destin AI

Destin AI is an artificially intelligent platform and chatbot solution for immigrants. Their mission is to create a pleasant experience for everyone on their journey to Canada.

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Yangqi Xu
Mahammad Ismayilzada
Nargiz Mammadova

Diversifai

Diversifai is a social media based beauty platform made for people of diversity. You can scan your facial features into your profile, and their AI technology will classify and match you to other people with similar features so you can get relevant content tailored for your specific needs.

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Next 36, 2019

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Yuchi Yang

Eduro AI

Eduro bridges the gap between people, process and technology to reduce costs and increase the speed of manufacturing. They leverage AI and IoT to generate production plans at a machine level to meet the daily, weekly or bi-weekly orders, putting manufacturing and supply chain on auto-pilot.

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Gibran Kichlu
Akshay Vishwakarma

Emaww

Emaww provides touchscreen emotion analytics for apps and websites. Their machine learning algorithms sense users emotions and empower them and researchers with emotional insight.

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Alicia Heraz

Empirical Automation

Empirical Automation creates artificial intelligence solutions for business automation.

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James Schuback (Next AI, 2017, Next 36, 2014)

Enkidoo Technologies

Enkidoo AI provides cloud-based business applications that also integrate with a wide array of ERP, CRM, E-Commerce and other business applications.

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Pholysa Mantryvong

Fetch Biosciences

Fetch is applying machine learning to dramatically improve traditional protein engineering techniques. Fetch is a protein engineering platform that can be used to engineer a variety of protein structures with improved or entirely new features, all in a fraction of the time typically required.

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Jeff Munzar
John Willes

FleetOps

FleetOps is an on-demand freight marketplace that instantly matches freight from shippers to carriers with available capacity. The system does this by leveraging driver ELD data and combining it with an AI algorithm to improve on existing systems and increase efficiency in trucking.

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Chris Atkinson

FutureFit

FutureFit Ai is the ‘GPS’ for work and education pathways – re-imagining the future of workforce transformation, career guidance, skilling, and layoffs for the age of AI.

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Terralynn Forsyth
Elvin Liu

HiredHippo

HiredHippo utilizes AI to match top talent with organizations based on culture and skill fit, so employers can bring on not just a high performer, but someone who actually meshes with their team.

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Frank Meng

InspiRED Robotics

InspiRED Robotics is a deep neural network based embedded machine vision solution that helps drones, toys, service robots and other consumer electronics products to interact with human more efficiently and autonomously.

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Lingkang Zhang
Xiaochuan Chen

Interaptix

Interaptix is an augmented reality company working at the intersection of mixed reality, HCI, machine learning, and computer vision to fundamentally revolutionize how people interact with the world and one another. They are focused on building core technologies to solve the industry's biggest challenges to AR's mass adoption.

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Bardia Bina

Intuitive

Intuitive is creating technology to empower a zero waste world. Their product, Oscar, eliminates contamination by identifying the object in your hand at the point of disposal and visually educates you on how to sort your trash.

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Hassan Murad
Vivek Vyas

Lumen5

Lumen5 converts your blog posts into social videos. They use artificial intelligence to create high quality videos for your content marketing at scale.

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Nigel Gutzmann (Next 36, 2013)
Christopher Bowal (Next 36, 2013)
Michael Cheng (Next 36, 2013)

MAIC

MAIC applies expertise in reinforcement learning, neural networks, classical machine learning methods and data engineering capabilities horizontally across any vertical. They build production-ready data pipelines.

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Vaughn DiMarco

MATR

MATR is developing a medical device to enable patients to do physiotherapy at home.

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AbdulWahab Kabani

Maxen

MAXEN facilitates the energy transition of buildings by revealing the full value of your data. Their AI solutions allow the optimization of HVAC management systems and of energy, facilitate decision-making, increase the value of your real estate asset and contribute to saving our planet.

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Claude Demers-Belanger
Samuel Nadeau-Piuze

Mindle.ai

Mindle provides AI-enabled capital market signals for hedge funds. Hedge funds license Mindle capital market signals to improve performance by reducing return volatility, drawdown, and correlation with common factor return streams.

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Krista Caldwell (Next AI, 2017, Next 36, 2011)
Nima Shahbazi (Next AI, 2017)

Nugget.ai

nugget.ai is a people analytics platform that connects talent to opportunity through real company challenges.

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Next 36, 2018

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Ali El-Shayeb

Oncoustics

Oncoustics mines ultrasound for surveillance and disease characterization. They turn low-cost, point-of-care ultrasound systems into powerful and portable surveillance, diagnostic and monitoring systems for preventive care and early intervention.

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Ahmed El Kaffas

Operant.ai

Operant.AI is working with leading banks and accounts receivable groups to revolutionize the collections process. By integrating the rich data associated with every account, they use machine learning to personalize the collections approach in order to improve customer experience, increase repayment rates and maximize retention.

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Allan Fisch

Optimity

Optimity is a SaaS loyalty program for insurance carriers offering digital wellness rewards apps that brings together communities.

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Jane Wang

Ossicles

Ossicles Technologies Inc. develops the state-of-art solutions based on artificial intelligence for the safety and the performance of the horses in equestrian sports.

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Daniel Ferland
Abdallah Bari

Paladin AI

Paladin AI creates data-driven tools for optimizing training delivery at aviation centres. They work with flight simulator OEMs, airlines, and training centres to help accelerate training, while reducing costs.

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Mikhail Klassen

Piecemeal

Restaurant management involves many time intensive tasks on a daily basis, leading to shortcuts, errors and lack of control over the business. Piecemeal’s SaaS platform is helping restaurant operators leverage the power of artificial intelligence to put these tasks on autopilot, save time, prevent costly mistakes and become more profitable.

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Oz Trachtman
Christopher Wells

Pitstop

Pitstop is a cloud-based prognostic maintenance platform that enables enterprises to leverage the wealth of information available from their vehicle fleets.

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Shiva Bhardwaj

Prolego.ai

Prolego.ai leverages the power of predictive modelling to automate underwriting. Their AI solution for life insurers reduces customer acquisition costs, expedites underwriting, boosts customer satisfaction, and increases sales without increasing risk exposure.

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Next 36, 2019

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Mahan Salehi
Andrey Khesin
Daniyar Akhmedjanov

RetiSpec

RetiSpec is a medical imaging company developing a tool for the early detection of Alzheimer’s disease biomarkers in the eye. Their goal is to enable widespread early detection of Alzheimer’s disease with accessible and scalable screening.

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Eliav Shaked

Rithmik Solutions

Rithmik Solutions builds advanced analytics for predictive maintenance on mining equipment.

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Kevin Urbanski
Amanda Truscott

SeekShift

SeekShift uses deep-learning algorithms to detect facial expression from a single image or a series of images, to detect action units, and to interpolate between key facial expressions.

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Ben McDade
Dwayne Elahie

Senso

Senso is a cloud-based AI platform which enables financial service providers to manage and grow their consumer credit portfolios.

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Saroop Bharwani
Nick Seelert
Maxime Mohamad Ali Dib

Shaddari

Shaddari leverages data with their artificial intelligence based APIs to build decision support tools in healthcare. Their platform provides clinical decision support for hospitals, target gene mediated vaccine selection decision support, and condition based maintenance decision support.

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Abbass Abbassi
Huy Son Pham

Sinitic

Sinitic transforms multilingual contact centers with AI customer experience. The Sinitic product suite is powered by the HermesAI™ natural language processing engine, with high-accuracy for Chinese, Vietnamese, Japanese, Indonesian, Thai, Tagalog and more.

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Sami Boudrai
Albert Zhuang
Curtis Matlock

Skullscan

Skullscan uses its own proprietary, AI-driven technology to reconstruct 3D models of humans from a single photograph of their head.

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Marc Cotran
Andrew Velan
Fady Soliman

SortSpoke

SortSpoke helps you turn your documents ​into data. With SortSpoke your team can focus on higher value work and spend less time on manual data entry.

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Jasper Li

Sports IQ Analytics

Sports IQ uses advanced artificial intelligence and machine learning techniques to provide cutting edge software solutions for the online sports gambling industry.

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Omer Dor (Next 36, 2012)

Stathletes

Stathletes provides relevant data and statistics on athletic performance in order to solve the issues related to the subjective evaluations that plague professional franchises. The combination of the business’ unique database and customizable data communication web-based portal aids decision makers regarding player development, team acquisitions, and scouting.

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Meghan Chayka

Switchboard

Switchboard provides technology for managers and dispatchers to manage transportation operations. Switchboard optimizes operations and reduces your time and money spent on administrative tasks. You can efficiently manage your growing fleet by using Switchboard for all your trucking needs.

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Next 36, 2015

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Gursher Sidhu
Sagar Malhi
Michael Ip
Dhaman Rakhra

TRYON Technologies

TRYON Technology is an AI-enabled startup specialized in designing and producing augmented reality software for jewelry e-commerce and retail stores.

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Andrii Tsok
Natalia Tsok

Traction House

Traction House helps Series A startups solve distribution using LinkedIn. Their product, Find+Seek, drives qualified leads to your fund using social media networks. They then track, score, and rank their online engagement with your brand so you can focus on the best quality prospects at the right time.

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Simon Jalbert (Next 36, 2012)

Triplet.ai

Triplet is developing an AI-powered virtual analyst that provides business insights when asked in everyday language.

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JQ Veenstra
Eric Pham-Hung

UCIC

UCIC is dedicated to bringing natural interaction to technology. The company primarily focuses on adding voice interaction to consumer electronic product and Internet of Things devices. UCIC's clients include top consumer brands and chipmakers.

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Leor Grebler

Validere Technologies

Validere empowers oil and gas organizations to know true product quality through real-time IoT data and optimize logistics and trading with predictive AI insights.

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Nouman Ahmad
Ian Burgess

Valsys

Valsys provides professionals with the tools they need to make data-driven decisions in private company valuation and estimation processes.

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James Worthington
Jack Fuller
Simon Bessey

Verto

The Verto Platform leverages smart integrations, virtualizes care, and activates patients and caregivers to drive powerful automation and personalization

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Michael Millar

VoiceHero

VoiceHero is a voice analytics platform that helps businesses increase engagement and make data-driven decisions. They create a suite of easy to use tools for voice app makers to launch and market their apps.

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Next 36, 2018

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Joseph Truong
Jacob Chan

Voiceflow

Voiceflow empowers users to collaboratively design, prototype and build Alexa Skills and Google Actions - all without any knowledge of coding.

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Next 36, 2018

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Braden Ream
Michael Hood
Andrew Lawrence

Watergeeks

Watergeeks helps users manage their water operations with efficiency and rapidity, as well as respond to equipment failure and reduce operation downtime.

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Géraldine Jippé
Isabelle Fotsing

WeavAir

WeavAir sensor modules make use of advanced sensor array technology to measure metrics core to HVAC system performance and indoor air quality. The devices are powered in part by renewable energy sources. Real time analytics and predictive algorithms improve device accuracy and provide preventative alerts and actionable insights.

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Next 36, 2017

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Natalia Mykhaylova

YPC Technologies

YPC Technologies is pioneering a new field of kitchen automation by building the world’s first robotic kitchen that can cook thousands of recipes, at restaurant quality, using fresh ingredients.

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Gunnar Grass

ZEITDICE INC.

ZEITDICE's mission is to capture time so we can learn from it, preserve it, and enjoy it. To achieve, ZEITDICE has invented a time-lapse camera that does not run out of battery or memory.

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Michael Schwanzer

neuralIR

NeuralIR is applying AI to scientific information retrieval (IR).

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Dan Yang

zeroone.ai inc.

Zeroone.ai makes AI-driven financial products on the decentralized ecosystem.

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Sanghoon Lee
Junho Song

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