Tag Archives: BigML

Startups working on Machine Learning as a Service (MLaaS)

  1. BigML – A great interface. Just upload your data and it shows basic information for each column such as a histogram and mean values. See the Gallery for some examples of the final models.
  2. Wise.io – Just launched, but it looks to be a serious contender. It was started by a team from UC Berkeley.
  3. Precog – Taking a slightly different approach, Precog is both a platform and an online IDE for data science. The IDE supports Quirrel, hyped as R for big data.
  4. Ersatz – Ersatz is currently in private beta, but they are building a web platform for building deep neural networks.
  5. Predictron Labs – Cloud-based predictive analytics platform

Am I missing any startups on this list?

While not really startups, the following 2 links might also fit here.

  1. Google Prediction API – Cloud-based machine learning tools
  2. PSI Project – A research project at the Australian National University.

Top 5 Data Startups

  1. Kaggle They make data science a sport, enough said.
  2. DataKind DataKind may not technically be a startup because it is a nonprofit, but they are doing cool stuff.  They match nonprofit organizations with people that love to analyze data and create visualizations.
  3. Cloudera They call themselves “The Platform for Big Data”.  They are working hard to make hadoop easier to use.
  4. Coursera  Coursera is an education startup, but with 2 Computer Science Professors as founders, you can bet they are crunching a lot of data about how people learn.
  5. BigML They are trying to make machine learning available to everyone.  Machine Learning as a Service!