CircleUp – CircleUp is an online marketplace for investing equity into innovative, early-stage consumer product & retail companies. CircleUp employs Classifier, a machine learning algorithm that evaluates deal opportunities based on 90,000 data points per company to make decisions about which deals are surfaced to its marketplace of investors. CircleUp has raised $22M to date.
The first batch of startups have been confirmed to demo for 100 leading technology executives, renown AI researchers, award-winning scientists, & top-tier venture capitalists at G-Summit Pebble Beach! These startups represent excellence in the budding AI First-World and have raised at minimum a Series A round. Out of the hundreds of applications considered we have narrowed our selection of the first four startups:
CrowdFlower – Recently named a Gartner “Cool Vendor” in Information Innovation & Government. CrowdFlower is a data mining & crowdsourcing company that offers SaaS allowing users to access an online workforce to clean, label & enrich data. CrowdFlower has raised $58M to-date backed by Bessemer Ventures, Microsoft Ventures & more.
DarkTrace - Darktrace is a global machine learning company for cyber defense. Recognized for its Enterprise Immune System technology, Darktrace uses artificial intelligence systems to identify and respond to in-progress cyber-threats. Darktrace has raised over $179M by names such as Softbank.
Enlitic - Enlitic uses recent advances in machine learning to make medical diagnostics faster, more accurate, and more accessible. The company’s mission is to provide the tools that allow physicians to fully utilize the vast stores of medical data collected today, regardless of what form they are in - such as medical images, doctors’ notes, and structured lab tests. To realize this vision, they are building on state-of-the-art deep learning algorithms and partnering with top research hospitals and medical device manufacturers. Enlitic has raised $15M to date.