22 Startups to Watch in ’18

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The “ML Ops software company,” ParallelM’s mission is to help enterprises unlock the value of AI by automating, scaling, and optimizing all aspects of machine learning operations in production with a repeatable, scalable machine learning management lifecycle that minimizes the risk and complexity of AI for data scientists, IT operations, and business analysts.

Periscope Data
With a unified data platform that meets the unique needs of professional data teams, Periscope aims to address the complete analytics lifecycle, allowing data teams to ingest, store, analyze, visualize and report on data—all from one connected platform—and deliver deeper insight to their organizations.

Launched in 2014, Slack provides a platform that connects teams with the apps, services, and resources they need to get work done. With more than 1,000 apps and a robust API, the Slack platform team works with partners and developers globally to build apps and integrations that streamline work, automate mundane tasks, and bring context into conversations.

Providing an ETL service built for developers, Stitch connects to all data sources—from databases such as MongoDB and MySQL to SaaS tools such as Salesforce and Zendesk—and replicates that data to a customer’s data warehouse, helping developers to provision data to analysts and other team members in minutes, not weeks.

TigerGraph emerged from stealth mode in 2017, securing of $31 million in Series A funding and launching its native parallel graph database platform for enterprise applications along with the availability of both its Cloud Service and GraphStudio, TigerGraph's visual software development kit (SDK).

UiPath, a provider of robotic process automation (RPA) software company, builds software robots that help businesses globally automate repetitive processes by leveraging cutting-edge computer vision technology, and in 2017 added Series A investment totaling $30 million led by Accel and with participation from previous investors.

Veriflow, which came out of stealth mode in April 2016, followed by $8.2 million in series A funding in July, has pioneered the application of "mathematical network. Since then the company has introduced updates to its Continuous Network Verification platform that help enterprises, government agencies, and service providers to reduce downtime and improve protection by eliminating outages and vulnerabilities in the network.

A cloud-native database for mission-critical applications, YugaByte launched in 2017 with $8 million in Series A funding led by Ravi Mhatre of Lightspeed Venture Partners and other angels including Jeff Rothschild, former VP of Infrastructure at Facebook. The founders, Kannan Muthukkaruppan, Karthik Ranganathan, and Mikhail Bautin, are ex-Facebook engineers.

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