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Meet the Fall 2023 Startups

Katulu

https://katulu.io
Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
We help industrial companies build, scale, and operate AI solutions for real-world use cases using any data by providing the tools and infrastructure for federated machine learning that turns industry heterogeneity into an asset.
AI / ML, Manufacturing
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Katulu

Our Website
Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
We help industrial companies build, scale, and operate AI solutions for real-world use cases using any data by providing the tools and infrastructure for federated machine learning that turns industry heterogeneity into an asset.
AI / ML, Manufacturing
Sales Motion:
B2B
Revenue Model:
Subscription
Investment Stage:
Seed
Revenue Stage:
Post-Revenue
Product Stage:
Post-Product

Founding Team

Michael Kuehne-schlinkert
CEO, Co-Founder
Anne mareike Schlinkert
Sales, Co-Founder, Other C-suite role, Business Development

Cloud Proud

https://cloudproud.nl
Zwolle, Overijssel, Netherlands
For businesses drowning in data but starving for insights, Cloudproud is your one-click gateway to control; simply connect multiple data sources into a unified virtual database—no data copying required—and instantly unlock richer analyses with your go-to tools.
SaaS, Software, Big Data
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Cloud Proud

Our Website
Zwolle, Overijssel, Netherlands
For businesses drowning in data but starving for insights, Cloudproud is your one-click gateway to control; simply connect multiple data sources into a unified virtual database—no data copying required—and instantly unlock richer analyses with your go-to tools.
SaaS, Software, Big Data
Sales Motion:
B2B, Enterprise
Revenue Model:
Subscription
Investment Stage:
Seed
Revenue Stage:
Pre-Revenue
Product Stage:
Post-Product

Founding Team

Jeroen Rinzema
Co-Founder, CTO
Oxana Bulanova
Co-Founder

Blackline Data

https://www.getblackline.com/
Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
Blackline is developing a SaaS tool that centralizes the implementation of data privacy policies for companies that manage large volumes of personal data, and have limited developer resources using AI to identify existing personal data.
Big Data, SaaS, Software
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Blackline Data

Our Website
Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
Blackline is developing a SaaS tool that centralizes the implementation of data privacy policies for companies that manage large volumes of personal data, and have limited developer resources using AI to identify existing personal data.
Big Data, SaaS, Software
Sales Motion:
B2B
Revenue Model:
Subscription with Metered Services
Investment Stage:
Pre-Seed
Revenue Stage:
Pre-Revenue
Product Stage:
Pre-Product

Founding Team

Noel Kippers
Co-Founder
Daniel Penna
Co-Founder
Jason Stanley
Co-Founder

Nomea

https://nomea.art/
Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
Nomea is an online art platform serving the $10.8B global online art market by revolutionizing how artists and enthusiasts interact through a social marketplace connecting creators and consumers via AI; we solve the current lack of exposure and high commissions for artists as well as overwhelming choice for consumers.
Social Networks, Marketplaces, Art
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Nomea

Our Website
Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
Nomea is an online art platform serving the $10.8B global online art market by revolutionizing how artists and enthusiasts interact through a social marketplace connecting creators and consumers via AI; we solve the current lack of exposure and high commissions for artists as well as overwhelming choice for consumers.
Social Networks, Marketplaces, Art
Sales Motion:
B2C, C2C, Marketplace
Revenue Model:
Marketplaces
Investment Stage:
Pre-Seed
Revenue Stage:
Pre-Revenue
Product Stage:
Pre-Product

Founding Team

Philip Müller
CEO, Founder
Tobias Kullmann
Co-Founder, Other C-suite role
Hassan Hankir
Co-Founder, Scientist, Tech

Wolution AnimalVision

https://www.wolution.ai
Planegg, Bavaria, Germany
Our Wolution AnimalVision video surveillance system helps to increase productivity and animal welfare in poultry farming by using each single animal as a sensor for optimised stable management in an environment of steadily growing farm operation sizes.
AI / ML, Agtech
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Wolution AnimalVision

Our Website
Planegg, Bavaria, Germany
Our Wolution AnimalVision video surveillance system helps to increase productivity and animal welfare in poultry farming by using each single animal as a sensor for optimised stable management in an environment of steadily growing farm operation sizes.
AI / ML, Agtech
Sales Motion:
B2B
Revenue Model:
Subscription
Investment Stage:
Pre-Seed
Revenue Stage:
Pre-Revenue
Product Stage:
Pre-Product

Founding Team

Dominik Wuttke
CEO, Founder
Moritz Münchmeyer
Co-Founder
Gurubaran Raveendran
Founder, Analyst, Project Management

Datablaze

https://www.datablaze.ai
Amsterdam, North-Holland, Netherlands
Our platform helps ecommerce team to increase their sales by unveiling growth opportunities with our causal ai.
AI / ML, E-Commerce
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Datablaze

Our Website
Amsterdam, North-Holland, Netherlands
Our platform helps ecommerce team to increase their sales by unveiling growth opportunities with our causal ai.
AI / ML, E-Commerce
Sales Motion:
B2B
Revenue Model:
Subscription
Investment Stage:
Pre-Seed
Revenue Stage:
Post-Revenue
Product Stage:
Post-Product

Founding Team

Palash Saxena
CTO
Arthur Moreau
CEO, Co-Founder

ELIAS.AI

https://elias.ai/
Bregenz, Vorarlberg , Austria
Elias is an AI assistant that automates workflows and manages all aspects of users' lives.
AI / ML, Healthtech
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ELIAS.AI

Our Website
Bregenz, Vorarlberg , Austria
Elias is an AI assistant that automates workflows and manages all aspects of users' lives.
AI / ML, Healthtech
Sales Motion:
B2B2C
Revenue Model:
Subscription with Metered Services
Investment Stage:
Pre-Seed
Revenue Stage:
Pre-Revenue
Product Stage:
Pre-Product

Founding Team

Malcolm Werchota
Co-Founder, Other C-suite role

GaussML

https://gauss-ml.com/
Leonberg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
GaussML revolutionizes the global manufacturing industry by enhancing machine performance with our unique 'small data' AI-assistant, Optimyzer.
AI / ML, Manufacturing
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GaussML

Our Website
Leonberg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
GaussML revolutionizes the global manufacturing industry by enhancing machine performance with our unique 'small data' AI-assistant, Optimyzer.
AI / ML, Manufacturing
Sales Motion:
B2B
Revenue Model:
Subscription
Investment Stage:
Pre-Seed
Revenue Stage:
Post-Revenue
Product Stage:
Post-Product

Founding Team

Jonathan Spitz
Founder, CEO
Stefano Chiavegati
Commercial

LegalFly

https://www.legalfly.ai/
Ghent, East-Flanders, Belgium
LegalFly supercharges legal teams with AI by boosting their efficiency and accuracy, saving them countless hours and bringing the power of Legal AI into the hands of their legal teams.
AI / ML
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LegalFly

Our Website
Ghent, East-Flanders, Belgium
LegalFly supercharges legal teams with AI by boosting their efficiency and accuracy, saving them countless hours and bringing the power of Legal AI into the hands of their legal teams.
AI / ML
Sales Motion:
Enterprise, B2B
Revenue Model:
Subscription with Metered Services
Investment Stage:
Seed
Revenue Stage:
Post-Revenue
Product Stage:
Post-Product

Founding Team

Ruben Miessen
Co-Founder, CEO

DAISYS

https://www.daisys.ai
Leiden, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
We are a speech technology company building machine learning technology that enables us to generate credible speech with novel voices that are indistinguishable from real human voices, from text.
AI / ML
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DAISYS

Our Website
Leiden, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
We are a speech technology company building machine learning technology that enables us to generate credible speech with novel voices that are indistinguishable from real human voices, from text.
AI / ML
Sales Motion:
B2B
Revenue Model:
Subscription
Investment Stage:
Pre-Seed
Revenue Stage:
Pre-Revenue
Product Stage:
Post-Product

Founding Team

Barnier Geerling
CEO, Co-Founder

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