TOP 25 Artificial Intelligence Companies 2018

Official Announcement

artificial intelligence companies

The Evaluation Committee has completed the evaluations for the AI Time Journal TOP 25 Artificial Intelligence Companies 2018.

A Recognition to AI Companies

The purpose of the TOP 25 Initiative is to give recognition and showcase AI companies for their contribution in 2018 to making the world a better place by applying Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Deep Learning to solve significant and complex problems in a multitude of domains including Healthcare, Finance, Education, Autonomous Vehicles and more.

Evaluation Committee

The TOP 25 Evaluation Committee is composed of AI influencers, founders and data scientists from major companies. We thank the Committee members for their contribution to evaluating the TOP 25 companies.

Peter Molnar
Data Scientist @ Amazon
A multidisciplinary academic and business professional, Dr. Molnár is advancing and applying data science theories and tools in both public and private domains, including research (robotics, artificial intelligence, machine learning); current, frontier business data sets (Institute “sprints” and entrepreneurship); and rendering new technologies viable for public safety and commerce (intelligence-led policing, and modeling and simulation of human behavior).
Read more
Alvin Foo
Managing Director @ Reprise Digital
Emerging Tech & Marketing Evangelist, Startups’ co-Founders & Advisors. Prior to this role, Alvin had taken up senior executive positions at Google, Nokia and Velti.
Read more
Rayssa Küllian
Artificial Intelligence Specialty Leader for Latin America @ Amazon Web Services
I'm specialized in Machine Learning applied to Natural Language Processing. I was also academically involved in scientific and technology research projects of Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Text Mining, Knowledge Discovery in Textual Databases (unstructured), Groupware, Predictive Modelling, Ontology and mobile development related to social issues (e.g., public transport) and social networks.
Read more
Spiros Margaris
venture capitalist & influencer and founder of margaris ventures.
Spiros Margaris is venture capitalist & influencer and founder of margaris ventures. He has more than 25 years of international experience in investment management / research and startups. He is the only person who reached “The Triple Crown” of influencer rankings by being ranked the global No. 1 FinTech, Artificial Intelligence (AI) & Blockchain influencer by Onlaytica (05/2018).
Read more
Vinod Sharma
CTO @ Econet Wireless
Works as Chief Technology officer in one the largest financial technology services company owned by largest mobile network operator in southern Africa. Vinod is a Deep Learning (AI) enthusiast and an independent researcher in the filed of Artificial Intelligence. Have worked in the payments domain for merchants, P2P, traditional payments, cross border remittances, e-commerce payments and mobile financial services (MFS). Now working on amalgamating artificial intelligence & Data Science with FinTech to drive true benefits for business.
Read more
Giacomo Mariotti
Founder & CEO @ Alpha-i
Giacomo Mariotti is a technical leader with entrepreneurial drive, international experience in project and stakeholder management, and a strong data science background.
Read more
Rutika Muchhala
CEO, Scribe - Sales on Slack
I run an AI business, have previously provided AI services to different companies, and have applied AI in my product management roles at companies like Pocket Gems. My fields of expertise include supervised machine learning, and NLP. I am also an expert at building AI and ML businesses, including in deciding the strategy for data collection, go-to-market, raising funds, positioning, etc.
Read more
Yashas Bharadwaj
Data Scientist @ Amazon
Data Mining/Advanced Analytics, Supply Chain and Logistics, Predictive analytics Skills : R, Python, SQL, Hadoop, Git, Hive
Read more
Jean-Michel Coeur
I help customers in Financial Services, Transportation and Media & Entertainment industries defining their data strategy, from their business analytics roadmap into the data governance lifecycles, including analytics organizations structures.
Read more
Eric Schles
Data Scientist @ Microsoft
I am an economist, computer scientist and mathematician. In my spare time I like to write novel machine learning algorithms, speak at conferences, and build tools that help people around the world. The areas I tend to build tools include combatting human trafficking, abating teen homelessness, and dealing with depression. I'm also build tools for economists - specifically data cleaning tools, database tools, and statistical libraries.
Read more

TOP 25 Artificial Intelligence Companies 2018

See the conversation on:  Twitter → | LinkedIn →


Gamaya addresses the need to increase efficiency and sustainability of large industrial farming, as well as the productivity and scalability of small-holder farming, by deploying the world’s most advanced solution for mapping and diagnostics of farmland.


Kreditech combines non-traditional data sources and machine learning to provide access to better credit and a higher convenience for digital banking services develops Woobo, a fuzzy robot version of an imaginary friend every child dreams of, Woobo can answer questions, express feelings, sing songs, and play games.


Neurala makes cameras, robots, drones, toys and self-driving cars more autonomous and useful.

Spatial is a location data company that uses conversations from social networks to understand how humans move and experience the world around them.


OccamzRazor is mapping the human Parkinsome — a dynamic knowledge map that reveals the hidden mechanisms and new treatments of Parkinson’s Disease.


Textio is the augmented writing platform that tells you who will respond to your writing based on the language you have included in it and gives you guidance to improve it.


AppZen develops a SaaS platform that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to automate the auditing process of a company’s overall spend.


NewtonX leverages a proprietary search methodology developed by a former Google engineer, coupled with a dynamic matching algorithm to deliver same-day, one-on-one expert consultations to executives around the world.

Umbo Computer Vision

Umbo Computer Vision is an artificial intelligence company building autonomous video security systems for businesses and organizations.

Get involved in AI Time Journal Initiatives → 


DeepScale develops AI perception software for driver-assistance and autonomous driving, with a focus on implementing efficient neural networks on automotive-grade processors. DeepScale’s neural nets use data from various sensors to help vehicles of all automated driving levels better understand the world around them.


Crediwatch curates contextual information intelligence from distributed and unstructured data sources to help businesses and organisations make data-driven decisions.


Haptik builds Conversational AI solutions that reach over 100 million devices monthly and have processed over a billion interactions till date. Haptik helps enterprises leverage the power of AI to automate critical business processes and improve overall customer experience. Read the interview with Haptik’s CEO Aakrit Vaish.


Directly’s CX automation platform taps the knowledge of expert users to help companies deliver better customer service at scale while creating economic opportunity for people in the AI era.


Anodot applies AI to deliver autonomous analytics in real-time, across all data types, at enterprise scale. Unlike the manual limitations of traditional Business Intelligence, Anodot provides analysts mastery over their business with a self-service AI platform that runs continuously to eliminate blind spots, alert incidents, and investigate root causes.


CarePredict is a AI-driven digital health company that is on a mission to develop technologies that can provide high-quality senior care.

Wade & Wendy

Wade & Wendy is building conversational AI chatbots to improve the hiring process. They equip companies and people with insights and recommendations to make more informed hiring decisions.

Signal Media

Signal Media is an Artificial Intelligence media monitoring company that transforms the world’s information into accessible, actionable business knowledge.


Onfido uses machine learning to help over 1,500 companies verify the identity of their users online.


Petuum’s operating system gives users a single platform to build any Machine Learning or Deep Learning application using large amounts of data, and deploy it at scale on any hardware – such as workstations, data centers, the internet of things, and edge computing.

Get involved in AI Time Journal Initiatives →

Specifio leverages AI and natural language generation to provide a service that automates patent drafting for software-related inventions. Read the interview with Specifio’s CEO Ian Schick.


ACTIVE.AI delivers conversational banking services to help banks and financial institutions redefine their future digital strategy.


Yanu develops a fully autonomous A.I. and robot empowered bartending unit. It serves drinks, handles payments, identifies and communicates with clients.


vPhrase helps companies make their reports easy to understand by explaining the insights in words, using AI.

Imagen Technologies

Imagen develops state-of-the-art AI systems to reduce diagnostic errors and improve patient outcomes. Over the long-term, Imagen is conducting research to find the next set of breakthroughs at the intersection of AI and medicine to transform early disease identification and management.


The mission of AI Time Journal is to divulge information
and knowledge about Artificial Intelligence, the changes that
are coming and new opportunities to use AI technology to
benefit humanity.

About AI Time Journal Editorial Staff

The mission of AI Time Journal is to divulge information and knowledge about Artificial Intelligence, the changes that are coming and new opportunities to use AI technology to benefit humanity.

View all posts by AI Time Journal Editorial Staff →