Seven Israeli companies appear on this year’s AI 100 list compiled by San Francisco-based CB Insights, joining 92 other private artificial intelligence technology companies from nine countries, chosen from more than 1,000 candidates.
Israeli companies are Applitools (app validation), Cybereason (computer cybersecurity), Dynamic Yield (marketing technology) OrCam (wearable artificial vision device), Prospera (computer vision for plant health), Twiggle (ecommerce search engine), and Workey (anonymous career development platform).
The full list was revealed by CB Insights CEO Anand Sanwal during the A-ha! conference in San Francisco, December 12-13. Among the speakers was Noam Bardin, cofounder of Waze, the Israeli navigation app used across the globe. Senior innovation executives and journalists from around the world were in attendance.
Cumulatively during 2017, the AI 100 companies raised $6.6 billion across 99 deals in the fields of fintech, digital health, auto-tech, robotics and more.