Introducing the IA40 — the top private companies
building with AI that will shape our future.
Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence are taking the technology world by storm. As they have matured and become more widely adopted in the developer community, the potential they have when deployed in business applications, has started to become more apparent. As investors, we see everyday the incredible effect that emerging applications using AI and ML can have to shape our lives. It is these applications that will define the future of software and the next generation of computing.
The IA 40 is a research-driven ranking of these intelligent applications, across four different categories. We at Madrona Venture Group deeply thank co-sponsor, Goldman Sachs, and the 40 top venture capital firms that thoughtfully nominated finalists and then voted on companies they believe are poised to succeed.
We define application intelligence as the process of using machine learning models embedded in applications that use both historical and real-time data to build a continuous learning system. These learning systems solve a business problem in a contextually relevant way - better than before, and typically deliver rich information and insights that are either applied automatically or leveraged by end users to make superior decisions.
Intelligent applications are: