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Indico Selected as Finalist for MIT Sloan CIO Symposium’s Innovation Showcase

May 09, 2018
The 15th annual MIT Sloan CIO Symposium recently named Indico as one of ten finalists for the 2018 Innovation Showcase. Indico’s Enterprise AI solution for unstructured content represents a cutting-edge solution that provides both strong value and innovation to the enterprise IT space.

Indico to Speak on Machine Learning at 2018 ODSC East

April 24, 2018

Indico machine learning architect and co-founder, Madison May will be a featured presenter at the 2018 Open Data Science Conference (ODSC) taking place May 1 – 4 at the Boston Convention Center. May will deliver a technical talk on transfer learning and how it can be used to deliver efficiencies in machine learning on text-based content.

Indico Founder Part of AI Discussion at 2018 Angel Capital Association Summit

April 12, 2018

Indico founder and CTO, Slater Victoroff, will participate in a discussion on artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) at the 2018 Angel Capital Association Summit taking place April 18-20 at the Westin Copley Place in Boston. Titled AI and ML: Separating Transformative Opportunities, the interactive session will focus on how investors can weigh the opportunities, risks and potential returns in this emerging area of technology. Victoroff will be joined by Sarah Fay of Glasswing Ventures, and Jason Pontin of Flagship Pioneering will moderate.

Indico Selected to Participate in 2018 OnRamp Insurance Conference

April 9, 2018

Indico will participate in the 2018 OnRamp Insurance Conference, taking place on April 12 at Soldier Field in Chicago. The event brings together the insurance industry’s leading corporations, investors and startups to highlight how new technologies and business models are reinventing the insurance industry.

Indico Part of Demo Pit at Phorum 2018

April 4, 2018

Indico has been selected as a finalist for the Demo Pit at Phorum 2018, taking place on April 12th in Philadelphia. The annual competition, conducted by PACT, the Philadelphia Alliance for Capital and Technologies, features the latest disruptive technologies for the enterprise and connects startups with C-level decision makers.

indico to Host Local Tech Community as Part of NewCo Boston Festival

March 21, 2018

indico, a provider of enterprise AI solutions for unstructured content, will host visitors at its offices in Boston’s Leather District on Wednesday, April 11 at 2:30 pm. Founder and CTO Slater Victoroff will help professionals from outside the realm of data science understand how AI and machine learning work and where the technologies can add the greatest value in the business world.

indico Founder to Speak at Local FinTech Executive/Investor Event

March 9, 2018

indico founder and CTO Slater Victoroff will participate in a panel discussion on Transforming Data from a Liability to An Asset on March 13th at the Automatic in Cambridge. The event, hosted by The Bowdoin Group and Hyperplane Venture Capital, gathers local FinTech executives and investors to discuss the latest applications of artificial intelligence and machine learning in financial services.

indico Founder to Speak at DST Systems’ 2018 ADVANCE Conference

February 5, 2018

indico co-founder and CTO Slater Victoroff will be a featured presenter at DST Systems’ 2018 ADVANCE Conference which takes place in Phoenix, Arizona, February 12-14. Victoroff will be part of a panel discussion on how artificial intelligence and machine learning are being applied today in financial services and what firms can do to initiate and accelerate their own initiatives to gain the most value from the technology.

Machine Learning Startup indico Announces $4M Financing

January 18, 2018

Indico is excited to announce that the company has raised $4 million in new equity seed funding led by Osage Venture Partners, followed by existing investors .406 Ventures, Boston Seed, and Hyperplane.

indico’s Machine Learning Solution to be Featured at AI World 2017

December 4, 2017

indico CEO Tom Wilde will present indico’s machine learning solution as part of an interactive panel session at the AI World 2017 Conference and Expo next week in Boston. The event takes place Dec. 11 – 13th at the Boston Marriott Copley Place.

indico Co-Founder Featured at ‘AI With the Best’ Event

October 11, 2017

indico co-founder and CTO, Slater Victoroff will be a featured speaker at ‘AI With the Best,’ the world’s largest online AI conference for developers. The event takes place October 14-15, 2017. Victoroff will discuss the latest advancements in text embeddings and how they can be used with natural language processing to enhance user experience.

Enterprise AI Startup indico Announces New CEO, Funding

October 5, 2017

indico, provider of an artificial intelligence and deep learning software platform for content applications within the enterprise, today announced the appointment of Tom Wilde as president and CEO. Wilde takes the reins from co-founder Slater Victoroff, who will now focus full-time on advancing the company’s technology platform and product vision.

indico Raises $1.2M to Build Machine Learning Tools for the Financial Sector

November 21, 2016

With this new round of funding, Victoroff said, indico is going further into the financial sector by building a machine learning software platform for companies working in insurance and asset management.

Manulife joins forces with indico Data Solutions on Deep Learning technology

August 26, 2016

indico has partnered with Manulife (John Hancock) to build tools for analyzing unstructured financial data using deep learning tech.

indico CEO Speaks at Intel Developer Forum

August 18, 2016

Slater Victoroff took part in the keynote presentation at the 2016 Intel Developer Forum. Machine learning and artificial intelligence are key themes at this year’s event, and Victoroff spoke specifically on the potential of transfer learning.

indico to Present at Sentiment Analysis Symposium

June 30, 2016

Dr. Daniel Kuster, a researcher at indico, will focus on the differences between deep learning and traditional machine learning approaches, and how the advantages of deep learning can be exploited to quickly gain new insights about what people say online, and how they say it. Sentiment Analysis Symposium takes place in New York, July 12th, 2016.

indico to Present Digital Marketing Workshop at General Assembly Boston

June 1, 2016

indico will host a workshop this evening at General Assembly (GA) Boston on how data science is changing the world of digital marketing, led by Dr. Daniel Kuster.

indico to Present Research Paper at International Conference on Learning Representations

April 29, 2016

indico, an innovator in the machine learning and artificial intelligence space, will be presenting a research paper in the poster presentation track at the 2016 International Conference on Learning Representation (ICLR) taking place next week in San Juan, Puerto Rico, May 2-4.

indico Sets New Record for Sentiment Analysis, Announces New Partnership

Sentiment HQ performs with 93.8 percent accuracy on the IMDB Movie Review dataset.

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PACT Reveals Phorum 2018 Demo Pit Finalists

March 21, 2018

Philadelphia Alliance for Capital and Technologies, today announced the finalists, one of which was indico Data Solutions, for the popular Demo Pit at Phorum 2018, its annual enterprise technology strategy conference.

Follow the Money: The Demand for Deep Learning

February 5, 2018

In particular, deep learning actuates the unsupervised prowess of machine learning by detecting data-driven correlations to business objectives for variables on which it wasn’t specifically trained. “That’s what’s kind of remarkable about deep learning,” maintained Tom Wilde, CEO of indico, which recently announced $4 million in new equity seed funding.

Deep learning takes the reins from classic machine learning

January 24, 2018

“Traditional machine learning is more like statistics,” indico CEO Tom Wilde reflected. “It’s powerful, but it has limitations. Deep learning is the breakthrough. The way neural networks work has made the ability for the computer to solve problems so much more robust.”

Indico raises $4M for its ‘transfer learning’ AI technology, which requires less data

January 18, 2018

“Through transfer learning, Indico enables enterprises to create customized machine learning models using much smaller data sets, Wilde explained. The company makes a big claim about this, saying on its website that it can reduce the amount of data required to train machine learning models from hundreds of thousands of examples to just a few dozen.”

Techstars Alum Indico Raises $4M as Fortune 1000 Companies Line Up

January 18, 2018

“After hiring a new CEO last fall to make its machine learning software more accessible, Techstars alum indico is ready for a big sales and marketing push. To do that, the Boston-based company has raised a $4 million seed round led by Philadelphia-based Osage Venture Partners, with participation from existing investors .406 Ventures, Boston Seed and Hyperplane.”

Advancing A.I. for Business: Google Unveils Tools, Indico Nabs $4M

January 18, 2018

“Today, Indico announced it pulled in $4 million in equity funding led by Osage Venture Partners. The company plans to use the money to extend the capabilities of its machine learning and data analytics products, and invest in sales and marketing.”

The Boston TechWatch Startup Daily Funding Report: 1/18/18

January 18, 2018

“Indico, the machine learning platform for the enterprise, has raised $4M in funding from investors that include .406 Ventures, Osage Venture Partners, Boston Seed Capital, and Hyperplane Venture Capital.”

AI Delivering on the Business Analytics Promise

January 2, 2018

“There’s a revolution underway in data analytics that could create a competitive advantage for companies that jump on it. C-suites, take note: AI-powered business analytics is finally delivering future-facing data points that CEOs need to guide their businesses to the sweet spot.”

Deep Learning for the Little Guy: Creating Business Value for The Enterprise Today

October 17, 2017

Deep learning users “don’t have to be a data scientist anymore,” Victoroff said. “It can be a developer, and we’re working very much towards pure non-technical users.”

Techstars Alum indico Names New CEO & Raises $1.5M to ‘Productize’ A.I.

October 5, 2017

Wilde, a longtime executive and entrepreneur in Boston, was named as indico’s new CEO on Thursday, taking over the role from co-founder Slater Victoroff, who will now act as CTO and focus on further developing indico’s platform and product vision.

Olin-born startup adds new CEO to make AI simple for businesses

October 5, 2017

The startup announced on Wednesday that Tom Wilde is taking over the CEO role from founder Slater Victoroff, who will become the chief technology officer. Wilde previously founded and led RAMP, a spinoff of BBN Technologies that used natural language processing to help digital publishers categorize and search their video content.

Enterprise AI Startup indico Announces New CEO, FundingFormer Cxense GM and RAMP founder Tom Wilde takes helm; co-founder Slater Victoroff shifts focus to full-time CTO role

October 5, 2017

indico, provider of an artificial intelligence and deep learning software platform for content applications within the enterprise, today announced the appointment of Tom Wilde as president and CEO. Wilde takes the reins from co-founder Slater Victoroff, who will now focus full-time on advancing the company’s technology platform and product vision.

Ramp Founder Wilde Takes Over Indico as Reality Sets In for A.I.

October 5, 2017

Wilde will try to deliver on the promise of A.I. in the business world as CEO of Indico, a small Boston-based machine learning and data analytics startup. He was hired to take over the top job from co-founder Slater Victoroff, who is now Indico’s chief technology officer, the company announced today.

Heroes of Deep Learning: Andrew Ng interviews Ian Goodfellow from Google Brain

August 30, 2017

“A lot of people already are early pioneers of GANs, and I think if you wanted to give any kind of history of GANs so far, you’d really need to mention other groups like Indico and Facebook and Berkeley for all the different things that they’ve done.” – Ian Goodfellow, Google Brain

Artificial Intelligence for Consumer Applications

3Q 2017

Image Recognition, Speech Recognition, Recommendation Engines, Personalization Services, Search Tools, Virtual Assistants, and Other Consumer AI Use Cases: Global Market Analysis and Forecasts

2017 Trends in Data Modeling

August 27, 2017

The projected expansion of the data ecosystem in 2017 is causing extremely deliberate, systematic challenges for organizations attempting to exploit the most effective techniques available for maximizing data utility.

AI in FinTech

August 19, 2017

“By helping financial firms process both existing and new untapped unstructured data sources, AI will exponentially improve organizational productivity and create new forms of competitive advantage.” – Slater Victoroff, CEO

10 artificial intelligence technologies that will rule 2018

August 19, 2017

IDC estimated that the AI market will grow from $8 billion in 2016 to more than $47 billion in 2020. “Artificial Intelligence” today includes a variety of technologies and tools, some time-tested, others relatively new.

A Marketer’s Guide to AI and 45 AI Marketing Tools to Get Started With

August 17, 2017

There is one major barrier to earning a customer’s attention or understanding who your buyers are: A mountain of data that’s severely lacking in context. indico is a multi-purpose marketing tool for analyzing text and images, helping you evaluate brand equity, social media, and customer insights.

Top 10 Artificial Intelligence (AI) Technologies that will rule 2017

May 15, 2017

Based on Forrester’s TechRadar report, we want to introduce you to the 10 most revolutionary artificial intelligence technologies that will rule 2017

7 powerful platform tools to build the best chatbots

April 24, 2017

If you are planning to stay ahead of competition and create a chatbot for your business, check out the powerful platform tools that would help you create them.

AI: What is it really and what does it mean for CMOs?

April 4, 2017

How is AI already being applied to marketing technology, and what else can we expect in the future?

indico.io $4.5M Raised, Helps 20 Financial Firms Process Data Faster with CEO Slater Victoroff

February 14, 2017

In Episode #570, Nathan interviews Slater Victoroff. He’s the CEO and founder of Indico Data Solutions. He’s a poet, a coder, MMA fighter, vegan Buddhist, and Red Letter Christian.

How InsurTech Empowers Incumbents’ Market Leadership

February 19, 2017

Manulife began exploring artificial intelligence and deep learning in its innovation labs through partnerships with Nervana Systems and indico data solutions. Once complete, the platform will serve as a means for research analysts to analyze and decipher natural language from public sources to make smarter investment decisions.

Announcing Robo Madness 2017: A.I. Gets Real on March 28 at Google

February 2, 2017

It’s time for Xconomy’s third annual robotics and artificial intelligence conference in Boston. Speakers include indico’s CEO, Slater Victoroff.

50+ Useful Machine Learning & Prediction APIs

February 1, 2017

Very useful, updated list of 50+ APIs in machine learning, prediction, text analytics & classification, face recognition, language translation, and more.

Using Deep Learning to Find Insights in Mounds of Messy Data

January 11, 2017

Imagine you are a stock analyst who wants to analyze the news to associated with a particular company to better understand important trends and future performance. Where do you turn to?

Unstructured Data Miners Chase Silver with Deep Learning

June 3, 2016

Our CEO, Slater Victoroff, discusses how most companies aren’t doing enough with their data, and why you may want to ditch gold standard training data for machine learning and go for silver instead.

Democratizing Self-Service Cognitive Computing Analytics with Machine Learning

May 2, 2016

“According to indico co-founder and CEO Slater Victoroff, the crux of machine learning’s utility might actually revolve around deep learning and, specifically, transfer learning.”

Machine Learning Finds Nuances In Social Text, Images To Finely Target Ads

April 13, 2016

MediaPost features some of our ad-targeting technology, and discusses how indico is using unstructured data to interpret signals around text, images, sentiment and personality types for marketers and advertisers.

Thirteen Companies That Use Deep Learning to Produce Actionable Results

April 1, 2016

Forbes highlights various companies that provide deep learning solutions across a wide range of applications. indico is featured as a solution for working with text and image data. Suggested applications include brand equity analysis, product recommendation, and identifying clothing similarity — to name just a few.

Bloomberg Business: Computers Learn How to Paint Whatever You Tell Them To

December 2, 2015

Most self-respecting artists wouldn’t agree to paint a portrait of a toilet in the middle of a field. Fortunately, advancements in artificial intelligence have given computers the ability to imagine just about any scenario, no matter how bizarre, and illustrate it.

New Scientist: Computers learn to create photos of bedrooms and faces on demand

November 25, 2015

Computers can now daydream, and what better place to start than a bedroom? Researchers from machine learning firm indico in Boston, Massachusetts and Facebook’s AI research lab in New York have developed an artificial neural network that can conjure up realistic-looking but imagined photographs on demand.

Tech Crunch: Big Data Doesn’t Exist

September 10, 2015

“My customers always lie to me. They don’t lie about what they can afford. They don’t lie about how much (or how little) customer service they’ll need. They don’t lie about how quickly they can pay us. They lie about how much data they have.” Tech Crunch interviews our CEO, Slater, about the myth of Big Data.

Videos


General Sequence Learning using Recurrent Neural Networks

indico’s Head of Research, Alec Radford, led a workshop on general sequence learning using recurrent neural networks at Next.ML in San Francisco. His presentation and workshop resources are available here for free.

Introduction to Deep Learning with Python

Alec Radford, Head of Research at indico Data Solutions, speaking on deep learning with Python and the Theano library. The emphasis of the talk is on high performance computing, natural language processing using recurrent neural nets, and large scale learning with GPUs.