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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.

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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.

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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.