December 12, 2017
Montreal, QC (December 12, 2017) – CB Insights today named SPORTLOGiQ to the prestigious AI 100, a select group of promising private companies working on groundbreaking artificial intelligence technology. CB Insights CEO and co-founder Anand Sanwal will reveal the full list of the second annual AI 100 companies at the A-ha! conference in San Francisco.
”At SPORTLOGiQ, our mission is to revolutionize sports and transform every aspect of the game with machine intelligence. Our AI-powered sports analytics engine is able to extract meaningful insights from the data collected and it’s exciting to see the impact it’s having on teams, media, and fans alike,” said Craig Buntin, co-founder and CEO of SPORTLOGiQ. ”It’s an honour to be recognized by CB Insights and it validates our efforts to solve the challenges with collecting sports data and bringing AI to the sports industry.”
SPORTLOGiQ’s proprietary machine learning technologies tracks and analyzes in-game player movement using standard broadcast feeds. The company’s AI-powered advanced analytics engine transforms raw data streams into actionable insights for professional sports teams and automated stories for broadcast media partners.
“Last year’s AI 100 enjoyed amazing success in the year since earning this recognition. This year’s list was culled from 1000+ applications and looks even more impressive. These are companies using artificial intelligence in industries from drug discovery and cybersecurity to robotics and legal tech. I’m happy that CB Insights is able to shine a light on the founders and companies that will revolutionize these industries and look forward to seeing what they do in 2018 and beyond.” said CB Insights CEO Anand Sanwal.
The CB Insights research team selected the AI 100 companies based on criteria, examining company-submitted data and the company’s Mosaic Score. The Mosaic Score, based on CB Insights’ National Science Foundation-funded algorithm, measures the overall health and growth potential of private companies. Through this evidence-based, statistically-driven approach, the Mosaic Score can help predict a company’s momentum, market health and financial viability.
Companies such as Zoox, Shield AI, Zest Finance, Dynamic Yield, Appier, and CognitiveScale joined SPORTLOGiQ in being recognized for their innovative technology in front of an audience of 400 senior innovation executives from around the world and news outlets including The Financial Times, CNBC, Reuters, Bloomberg and the Washington Post.
SPORTLOGiQ is a Montreal-based AI startup comprised of some of the world’s leading researchers in computer vision and machine learning. The company’s advanced analytics engine tracks the location and actions of every player on the ice, court, or field, enabling teams and fans to see and understand the game in ways previously unimaginable. Since its inception in 2015, SPORTLOGiQ has signed 23 NHL teams and five major broadcast networks, in addition to filing six patents around the technology. The team’s co-founders, Craig Buntin, an Olympic athlete and Mehrsan Javan, a PhD in computer vision, are joined by 20 PhDs, engineers and designers, and backed by Mark Cuban and a number of team owners and media executives.
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