Founder: Fred Laluyaux (CEO), Shariq Mansoor
roll out: 2017
Headquarters: Mountain View, California
funds: $174 million
Valuation: $330M (PitchBook)
Key technology: AI, Cloud Computing, Deep Neural Networks/Deep Learning, Explainable AI, IoT, Machine Learning, No-Code/Low-Code Software
category: Big Data
Aera Technology co-founders Fred Laluyaux and Shariq Mansoor
Founded in 2017, Aera Technology helps companies accelerate digitalization, integrating its cloud platform into existing systems to help make and execute business decisions in real time. Its platform focuses on so-called autonomous driving ecosystems, using artificial intelligence, machine learning and data scraping to provide recommendations around business goals, as well as the ability to execute on behalf of users. In areas of decision intelligence where its technology has proven critical: supply chain, from inventory optimization to order management and consumer goods retail trade facilitation. Clients include Unilever. The company has raised more than $174 million from investors including DJF Growth and Georgian, and has partnered with investors including EY, Kearney, Microsoft and AWS.
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