30 MACHINE INTELLIGENCE STARTUPS TO WATCH IN ISRAEL

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning will be eating the world. Don’t take my word for it – in the roundup of venture capital predictions for 2017, I found it to be the top recurring theme. Some examples: AI will be the new mobile. Investors will ask management what their “AI strategy” is before investing and will be wary of companies that don’t have one (Fred Wilson, USV) Security will shift from defensive to predictive AI-powered security (Norwest Venture Partners) AI, M/L, And…

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AI STARTUPS THAT ANALYZE CUSTOMER REVIEWS

Already, as of 2010, a quarter of Americans (24 percent) had posted product reviews or comments online, and 78 percent of internet users had gone online for product research. But those are ancient stats. Numbers are higher now. More recently, BrightLocal found in 2016 that 91 percent of consumers regularly or occasionally read online reviews, with 47 percent taking sentiment of local-business reviews — the tonality of a review’s text — into account in purchasing decisions. Breaking out the figures,…

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HOW FOUR AI STARTUPS HELP BRANDS EXPLOIT CUSTOMER REVIEWS

Already, as of 2010, a quarter of Americans (24%) had posted product reviews or comments online, and 78% of Internet users had gone online for product research. But those are ancient stats. Numbers are higher now. More recently, BrightLocal found in 2016 that 91% of consumers regularly or occasionally read online reviews, with 47% taking sentiment of local-business reviews — the tonality of a review’s text — into account in purchasing decisions. Breaking out the figures, 74% of consumers say…

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11 EARLY-STAGE ISRAELI B2B SOFTWARE COMPANIES TO WATCH

Israel is one of the key tech markets globally, consistently ranking among the top 10 countries in our semi-annual tech exits report. While the market is known for innovation in cybersecurity and business intelligence, Israeli entrepreneurs are also launching companies in other pockets of tech such as auto tech and industrial IoT. We used CB Insights Mosaic scoring tool, which uses public data and predictive algorithms to measure the overall health and growth potential of…

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MEET REVUZE, THE STARTUP BRINGING ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE TO BRAND MANAGEMENT

Revuze is hoping to bring artificial intelligence to brand management.  http://www.pymnts.com/news/merchant-innovation/2016/revuze-startup-artificial-intelligence-brand-management/ Let’s face it, data analysis can be a costly and time-consuming affair and can sometimes take weeks or months of scouring through troves and troves of data from a number of channels, like sales, surveys, customer reviews and social media, to even interpret how consumers might be responding to a certain brand or product. Then, of course, there’s always the chance that human error or…

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