AI Trailblazers 2020 – Shortlist

We have a bumper number of entries to the Tech Trailblazers Awards this year. 2020 has seen a considerable uptick since last year, an increase of over 50%, demonstrating that even more startups in the enterprise tech space are continuing to take positive steps to gain the recognition from awards in order to stand out from the crowd when it comes to seeking investment, clients, and potential acquirers.

The AI Trailblazers is open to AI startups that offer innovative enterprise solutions to companies based anywhere around the world. The kind of topics that may be considered hot and innovative under AI include:  Deep Learning, Neural Networks, Cyber Security, and Robotics. However, any startup that considers itself innovating in AI can be considered.

Congratulations to this year’s shortlist for the AI category:

  • Amperity – Amperity helps firms take control of their customer data by leveraging machine learning and cloud-scale to revolutionizing customer identity resolution and data management. Website Twitter LinkedIn
  • Behavox – Behavox software reveals previously undetectable insights to protect reputation and maximise revenue generation by analysing vast amounts of structured and unstructured data. Website Twitter LinkedIn
  • Dawex – Dawex allows organizations to orchestrate data circulation by sourcing and exchanging data securely and in full compliance with regulations. Website Twitter LinkedIn
  • – Eightfold offers a Talent Intelligence Platform, built for enterprises, to address Talent Acquisition and Management in a holistic fashion. Website Twitter LinkedIn
  • MemVerge  – MemVerge’s mission is to open the door to Big Memory Computing via a new software stack to allow the applications to take full advantage of a new Optane SSD product. Website Twitter LinkedIn
  • Omniscience Corporation – Omniscience is a fast-growing, venture-backed, early-stage AI startup in the heart of Silicon Valley currently operating in stealth mode which aims to “decipher chaos”. Website Twitter LinkedIn
  • Vastmindz – Vastmindz is aiming to transform regular consumer technology devices into comprehensive non-invasive diagnostic tools using artificial intelligence. Website Twitter LinkedIn

The AI Trailblazers is one of the newest categories in the Tech Trailblazers Awards, having only appeared in 2017. So as yet, none of the winners or runners-up have been acquired. However, two out of the three previous winners have made progress in getting investment. 2018’s winner, Directly, managed to raise $31 million in Series B funding whilst Beyond Limits, the winner in 2017, raised $133 million of Series C funds.

Now we’re onto the second round of judging and the voting stage of the Awards. The public vote is now open, vote here now! Voting closes on Thursday 3rd December and the winners will be announced on Tuesday 8th December.

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