The world of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning is booming, especially in the beautiful city of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. An array of companies have chosen Vancouver as their home base, exploiting the talents, expertise, and academic resources available to their advantage. This series of articles highlights several such companies, exploring what they offer to the market, their history, and their impact in the tech world.
The machine learning industry is a dynamic and innovative field, constantly striving to transform sectors ranging from construction and FinTech to agritech and speech recognition. Vancouver is home to some of the leading firms in this cutting-edge industry, redefining what’s possible and pushing boundaries.
Specifically, this article will profile several Vancouver-based companies making a significant impact in the machine learning industry. We’ll take a closer look at the founders who brought these companies to life, the industries they serve, and the innovative solutions they’re creating.
ProToGo, located in North Vancouver, is shaking up the Construction industry. CO-founded by Amir Keshmiri and Sangev Thavamani, ProToGo is using AI and predictive software to make construction more efficient, reliable, and transparent. You can follow their progress on their LinkedIn page.
Launched in 2015 by founders Jason Smith and Sarathy Naicker, Vancouver-based Klue is an AI competitive intelligence platform that aids B2B Sales teams. Klue is leveraged to win more businesses. Learn more about Klue through their Facebook and LinkedIn pages.
Developing human-like intelligence in general-purpose robots is the mission of Sanctuary Cognitive Systems Corporation, aka “Sanctuary AI”. Co-Founded by Geordie Rose, Olivia Norton, and Suzanne Gildert in 2018, Sanctuary AI is based in Vancouver and is changing the face of the Robotics industry.
Terramera, founded by Karn Manhas, is providing safer, more effective plant-based replacements to synthetic chemical pesticides and fertilizers. With its base in Vancouver, Terramera is merging agriculture with tech through green chemistry, machine learning, and artificial intelligence. Follow them on Facebook and LinkedIn or tweet them at @terramera.
MOJIO, founded by David Shore, Jay Giraud, Narayan Sainaney, Richard Woodruff, is providing scalable, secure, and hardware-agnostic platform and SaaS solutions to build, launch, and scale connected mobility services. You can learn more about MOJIO on their Facebook page, tweet them at @getmojio, or follow them on LinkedIn.
Vancouver-based CoPilot AI, co-founded by Henry Bee and Jesse Chen, is on a mission to fundamentally change the way people connect with businesses. You can follow CoPilot AI on their Facebook page, tweet them at @Copilotadvisor, or check their LinkedIn out.
Cooper Hart and Oban MacTavish co-founded Spade, a company that develops transaction enrichment API for mission-critical systems and applications. Catch up with Spade on Twitter @Spadeapi or their LinkedIn page.
With the help of Machine Learning, Spocket, co-founded by Saba Mohebpour and Tom Hansen, is revolutionizing the dropshipping market and aiding online retailers compete with Amazon. Follow Spocket on Facebook, tweet them at @spocketofficial, or check out their LinkedIn.
UrtheCast, co-founded by Cameron Chell, George Tyc, and Scott Larson, is a satellite imaging company that specializes in the fields of machine learning and AI. They have their connections on Facebook and LinkedIn.
Co-founded by Doumet Francis and Migel Tissera, Metaspectral specializes in machine learning and web services. Their work can be followed on LinkedIn or their tweets at @drivepixel.
Picovoice, founded by Alireza Kenarsari, aims to accelerate the adoption of voice AI. They specialize in on-device processing and their technology is available to anyone. Check them out on Linkedin or contact them via @AiPicovoice on Twitter.