Artificial Intelligence comprises computer systems designed to perform tasks that would otherwise require human intelligence.

Specifically this includes Machine Learning, Computer Vision, Natural Language Processing, Generative algorithms, Intelligent Process Automation, Robotics, and Knowledge and Reasoning systems. 

We invest in applications, tooling and infrastructure that enables the advancement and utilization of Artificial Intelligence.

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Here are some of the things we’re interested in, but there are far more than what we’ve shared on this page. If you’re building something cool, we want to hear from you, regardless of whether it’s listed here or not.

AI applications for enterprise horizontal use cases

Machine Learning to make predictions, perform classification and recognition, make decisions and automate processes. Use cases include increasing sales, improving customer support, processing documents, reducing errors, automating workflows, detecting diseases and enabling drug discovery

Assistants / Chatbots and virtual agents to enhance productivity of common processes in functions such as Engineering, DevOps / SRE, Sales / Marketing / Support, HR / Recruiting, Data analysis / Decision support

AI applications for industry verticals

Intelligent automation and transformation of processes in Legal, Healthcare, Biotech/Pharma, Education, Finance, Banking/Insurance, Retail, Manufacturing, Energy and Tech/Media/Telecom

Robotics and simulation applications for manufacturing, logistics, transport

Generative design, test and R&D for across verticals including media, gaming, and ads/commerce

AI Applications for consumer use cases

Search, recommendations and personal assistants for a variety of use cases including education, social, media, gaming, commerce and knowledge and productivity

Tooling for AI

Data integration, processing and synthetic generation

Orchestration, application development, privacy, security, and continuous deployment of AI applications

Tooling for model development, evaluation, fine tuning, deployment and update

Infrastructure and systems advances enabling safe and efficient AI

Hardware, software and services for efficient training and inference

AI accelerators, systems software and hardware

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Aparna Sinha

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Arash Afrakhteh


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Arpan Shah


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Advisory council

Andrew Moore

Andrew Moore

General Manager, AI & Industry Solutions, Google Cloud

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Dr. Megan Ma

Assistant Director, Stanford Center for Legal Informatics (CodeX)

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William Ross

William Ross

CEO, Co-founder of Federato

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Roger Roberts

Roger Roberts

Partner at McKinsey & Company

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Pedram Keyani

Visiting Partner

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