A no-code web platform to build voice assistants that use artificial intelligence, an AI-driven talent intelligence platform for organizations to upskill and reskill workers and an AI-powered geospatial analytics platform are among those included in CRN’s list of the 10 hottest AI startups of 2021.
Startups Edifius, Eightfold AI and Orbital Insight are just some of the companies to grab CRN’s attention. These startups command notice through a combination of powerful products that spread the adoption of AI, through partnerships with tech giants such as Google and Amazon Web Services and through investors such as Alphabet private equity arm CapitalG, SoftBank and Sequoia Capital.
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A November report from CB Insights put global AI funding at $50 billion year to date, up 55 percent year over year. A summer report from research firm IDC’s Worldwide Semiannual Artificial Intelligence Tracker put revenue from the worldwide AI market in 2021 at $341.8 billion, up 15.2 percent year over year. IDC estimated that the market will break $500 billion by 2024.
Read on to learn more about the hottest AI startups of 2021.