“We have all walked into a grocery store and seen empty shelves, while food is being wasted at alarming levels. This paradox is the result of thousands of food companies being dependent on outdated, siloed infrastructure. Crisp transforms the value chain by providing an open data flow to solve critical problems such as out-of-stock, shrink, on-shelf optimization, and adaptation to changes in consumer demand.” We caught up with serial entrepreneur and Founder Are Traasdahl (exit Tapad for $360M) to learn more about how Crisp’s technology helps better manage the food supply chain during the pandemic, the company’s impressive growth, and recent funding round from investors that include FirstMark Capital, Spring Capital, and Swell Partners.
While working in finance, Accern CEO and Cofounder Kumesh Aroomoogan recognized that as his firm’s data grew, the firm had to hire more and more people; scaling with people versus technology. He saw that he could automate much of this data processing through AI, enabling the team to focus on the higher-value tasks. The product to do this is Accern, a workflow automation solution powered by AI and NLP. The company just closed its Series A round and has now raised a total of $15M in funding.
The promise of big data and machine learning has significant ramifications for treatments in the healthcare industry. However, due to privacy concerns, innovation is often stifled. Thomas Clozel, MD, an assistant professor of oncology, saw this roadblock firsthand and cofounded Owkin – a collaborative platform that allows medical researchers to gain insights from decentralized data without breaching any privacy protocols. Clozel offers some insight into how Owkin is changing the medical research landscape powered by machine learning and algorithms.
When navigating your choices for choosing healthcare providers, insurance companies have traditionally sent you a directory that’s as thick as a phone book. Not only is the physical directory challenging to use, but it’s also static and often contains outdated information. Enter Ribbon Health, a health data platform that powers payers, providers, and digital […]
With a three-year growth rate of 990%, Reonomy is disrupting the CRE industry by providing the most extensive database of property-centric intelligence available for CRE teams and individual investors. Through its proprietary ML and AI technology, Reonomy connects and centralizes disparate property information into its platform that features over 50M properties and 68M property sales. […]
Investors are utilizing the sea of public data to make better financial decisions; however, with millions of data sets available, it becomes very difficult for investors to make sense of it all, at scale. Apteo helps investors cut through the noise by sourcing, centralizing, and analyzing alternative data. Apteo’s platform allows financial firms to integrate […]
Data in all formats will soon be the largest source of new opportunities for startups or death.
Today people are generating more data than ever – 2.5 quintillion bytes of data each day. It’s no surprise that data scientists are in high demand and despite the explosive interest in big data, data scientists have had limited tools to work with. Saturn Cloud fixes this through its enterprise platform that empowers data scientists with […]
Marketing teams need data-driven strategies that provide insights, organization, and optimization to ensure seamless customer experiences. Simon Data is the customer data platform that generates a single, unified view of a customer based on data that is collected across various channels. The company’s data platform is layered with an integrated marketing cloud that enables marketers to […]
Individuals are generating unprecedented amounts of data, and companies have an unsatiated appetite for it, so DemystData created the largest external data marketplace in the world. DemystData serves several sectors – like banking, insurance, and industrials – to help analysts access data from various angles, which is enhanced by its access to over 100,000 third […]
Even though ‘big data’ has now been around for several years, the opportunities for startups seem to keep growing, just as the amount of data keeps growing.