REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Yewno, Inc., a leader in the artificial intelligence industry, has been named “Outsell’s 2017 Emerging Company of the Year” by research and advisory firm Outsell, Inc. which focuses on the convergence of data, information and technology.
Outsell took into account more than 250 award nominations from their internal analysts, community members, incubators and venture capital firms. The group, titled the Outsell 250, was then pared down to their annual 30 to Watch, from this 8 were selected to present in Outsell’s Emerging Company Growth Tank. The audience at this event was then given the opportunity ask questions and provide feedback before voting for a winner.
Audience members included CEOs, COOs, Presidents and Managing Directors from the global information industry, while panelists represented the top performing startups – bringing together the best in the business to discuss challenges, strategy and growth in the global information industry.
“Yewno’s mission is to take the dispersed, fragmented and overwhelming world of data and information and eloquently translate it into knowledge,” said Yewno Co-Founder, Chief Strategy and Business Development Officer Ruth Pickering. “We were among formidable competition, and are honored to have been chosen by Outsell, our peers and our target audience for this award.” Added Outsell’s Co-founder & CEO, “We take pride in highlighting the most disruptive and cutting-edge work being done within our industry. Yewno was chosen from among the best of the best and we extend congratulations to them for this well-earned award.”
“At Yewno our vision is Knowledge Singularity, we approach the discovery of knowledge in a very different way to traditional search technologies. It is great to see this resonating across the industry and we were delighted to receive this award,” commented Ruggero Gramatica, CEO and Founder.
Founded in 2014, Yewno is helping people uncover the undiscovered through its new inference engine, which introduces an entirely new approach to knowledge discovery. Mimicking the human brain, the Yewno inference engine incorporates machine learning, cognitive science, neural networking, and computational linguistics into a highly visual solution to enhance human understanding by correlating concepts across vast volumes of text. Headquartered in Redwood City, CA, and with offices in London and New York, Yewno is backed by leading investors including Pacific Capital and currently has numerous partnerships across top research universities, publishers, the finance sector and content aggregators worldwide.
For more information, visit www.yewno.com.