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Continuum Analytics

http://continuum.io/

Continuum Analytics develops Anaconda, the leading modern open source analytics platform powered by Python. Continuum’s Python-based platform and consulting services empower organizations to analyze, manage and visualize big data - turning massive datasets into actionable insights and business value. Built on proven open-source technology and easily integrated within existing IT environments, Anaconda allows organizations to make critical business decisions based on their data quickly, easily, inexpensively, and with flexibility. Without having to worry about how to access their data, organizations can free up resources to solve actual problems. Continuum’s founders and developers have created or contribute to some of the most popular data science technologies, including NumPy, SciPy, Pandas, IPython, and many others. To learn more about the Anaconda platform, training and consulting services, visit continuum.io.

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Unbelievable Machine Company

http://www.unbelievable-machine.com

The unbelievable Machine Company (*um), located in Berlin and Vienna, is the specialist for Big Data / Data Science, and Cloud Services. Founded in 2008, *um – with approx. 150 employees – is developing precise solutions for individual business challenges of renowned customers such as the German Postal Service (Deutsche Post), Gebr. Heinemann, myToys.de, Metro Group, Porsche, ProSiebenSat.1, and Metro Group. The ground­breaking solutions and services of the company have already garnered many awards. *um was the only European provider named by Gartner as Cool Vendor in the category of "Information Infrastructure and Big Data," and recently selected by the Experton Group as a "Big Data Leader" for the third consecutive year

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FlixBus

https://www.flixbus.com/

FlixBus is a long-distance mobility provider and since 2013 has offered an alternative, comfortable and green way to travel which suits every budget. Thanks to our innovative tech teams working on a set of homegrown web- and mobile- based systems, FlixBus has established Europe’s largest intercity bus network.

Pivigo

http://pivigo.com/

Pivigo is a data science marketplace; connecting data scientists on all levels of experience and skill with companies seeking help on projects. Data scientists are able to sign up, engage with the data science community and build their profiles and professional networks on the Pivigo platform, as well as join projects with companies. Pivigo also runs the S2DS – Science to Data Science – data science training programme; a five-week immersive experience supporting the career transitions of MSc’s and PhD’s into data science. Pivigo has already worked with 320 data scientists on 80 projects with clients such as KPMG, Barclays, M&S, British Gas and Royal Mail.

GetYourGuide

https://www.getyourguide.com/

GetYourGuide is on a mission to turn trips into amazing experiences, using our product and technology to change the way travelers find and book things to do and explore their destination. We connect these travelers to our vast catalog of amazing experiences through our online marketplace.

TrustYou

http://www.trustyou.com

TrustYou is the world's largest hotel guest feedback platform. We collect data on hotels from online reviews, emails and real-time communication and create a reputation profile for every hotel in the world. Through machine learning, NLP and a bit of magic, we analyze 4 million new plain-text reviews every week. 10,000 hotels use our tool TrustYou Analytics to screen their online reviews, and tell them what they can do better. Our reputation summaries for guests are integrated on Google, Kayak, Hotels.com and many others.

Supporting

Amazon

http://amazon.com

Amazon strives to be Earth's most customer-centric company where people can find and discover virtually anything they want to buy online. The world's brightest technology minds come to Amazon.com to research and develop technology that improves the lives of shoppers, sellers and developers.

Community

GapData Institute

https://www.gapdata.org

GapData Institute (GDI) is a nonprofit nonpartisan research institution harnessing power of data & wisdom of economics for public good.
Data. Think. Change.

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Twenty Billion Neurons

https://www.twentybn.com/

Twenty Billion Neurons (TwentyBN) is a German-Canadian artificial intelligence startup based in Berlin and Toronto. The company’s mission is to provide AI applications with better inference capabilities, and ultimately with common sense reasoning. To achieve this vision, TwentyBN is developing neural models that can make predictions about intuitive physics from videos. The company is working with enterprise customers on early prototypes of this technology. TwentyBN was founded in 2015 by a team of deep learning experts. It raised a $2.5 million seed round from a US-based investor in early 2016. The company currently employs 13 AI engineers and researchers.

Media Sponsor

F6S

https://www.f6s.com/

F6S is home to 1.5 million tech founders, 600k startups and more than 12,000 startup programs globally. F6S delivers founders more than $1 billion per year in opportunities, funding, grants and services. F6S founders apply to startup programs (including accelerators), pitch investment funds, post or apply for jobs, get free founder benefits and grow on F6S every day. The F6S name comes from shortening the six letters between F and S in the word 'Founders'. We're all about tech, getting stuff done and growing.