|Description||Real-Time Image Understanding|
|Seed, 2007 ||$4.5M|
|Series A, 8/2012 |
|Series B, 6/2013 |
|Series C, 3/2014 |
Cortica was founded in 2007 with a vision to fundamentally revolutionize computers’ approach to understanding images and video. Cortica’s technology simulates the human cortex in order to understand and recognize images with the highest degree of accuracy. The company was founded by a multi-disciplinary team of scientists and engineers that includes Igal Raichelgauz, Karina Odinaev and Yehoshua (Josh) Y. Zeevi. Cortica’s headquarters are in New York with an R&D center in Israel. Cortica is funded by Horizons Ventures (the investment arm of Li Ka Shing), Mail.ru and high profile individuals, including Ynon Kreiz, the former chairman and CEO of the Endemol Group and current executive chairman of Maker Studios, who also serves as Cortica’s chairman.