Neurala Named as a Leading Global Innovator in 2018 Disrupt 100
BOSTON—July 16, 2018—Judged by leading innovation experts, Neurala has been selected as one of the top 100 ventures with the potential to disrupt markets globally. Disrupt 100 is an index compiled by Tällt Ventures, a global data intelligence and innovation company, celebrating the ventures with the most potential to influence, change or create new global markets.
Included alongside a notable list, Neurala has been recognised as a venture with the potential to change the world we live in.
Each company featured is judged by a panel of industry experts, including names from Uber, Google, Microsoft Ventures and Startupbootcamp, against tough criteria including the talent of the founding team, the company’s traction to date, its market potential and the impact it is likely to have on society.
Previous ventures included in Disrupt 100 have gone on to achieve successes, with the likes of Go-Jek and Grail raising two of the highest funded investment rounds of 2017. Collectively, in the last 12 months, the ventures featured in the 2017 index raised more than $3.9bn in disclosed funding.
Disrupt 100’s Founder, Matt Connolly, explains “This is now our 3rd year celebrating disruptive global innovation – and this year’s cohort are a truly exciting bunch. Each company featured is revolutionising their particular industry (as well as the world we live in) and we’re looking forward to seeing how they grow and effect change in the coming years.”
The annual index looks at innovation across all sectors, tracking ventures across industries including healthcare, agriculture, education and beyond.
About Tällt Ventures
Tällt Ventures is a global data-intelligence and innovation company.Tällt tracks the investment into millions of startups and draw on our connections with accelerators, VCs and corporate innovators around the world. This provides unique intelligence on the global new venture landscape with which they help clients develop, refine and execute strategies to build, buy or partner with new ventures.
Neurala developed The Neurala Brain—deep learning neural network software that makes devices and products like drones, mobile phones and cameras more intelligent, engaging and useful. Neurala provides customized solutions ranging from high-end applications to inexpensive everyday products. With The Neurala Brain and an ordinary camera, products can learn people and objects, recognize them in a video stream, find them in the video, and track them as they move. The Neurala Brain is based on technology originally developed for NASA, DARPA and the U.S. Air Force and is now deployed commercially on over a million smart devices. Follow Neurala on Twitter @Neurala and on Facebook, YouTube and LinkedIn.