Dataminr is recognized as one of the world’s leading AI businesses.
The company’s clients are the first to know about high-impact events and emerging risks so they can mitigate and manage crises more effectively. Dataminr solutions are relied on 24/7 by hundreds of clients in over 75 countries to help them solve real-world problems.
Dataminr is one of New York’s top private technology companies, with nearly 650 employees across seven global offices.
Dataminr was founded in 2009 by Yale University graduates Ted Bailey, Sam Hendel and Jeff Kinsey. Dataminr came to wider notice when it issued an alert that Osama bin Laden had been killed 23 minutes faster than major news organizations.
Dataminr’s clients span both public and private sectors, including CNN, USA Today, the United Nations, Airbus, Shell and the New York City Office of Emergency Management.
The company ranked #5 on the Forbes AI 50 List in 2019 and was the winner of an 2019 AI Breakthrough Award for Best Overall AI Solution.
In 2020, Dataminr was named to Forbes Cloud 100, and Deloitte Technology Fast 500, ‘Most Innovative Use of AI’ at the 2020 AI & Machine Learning Awards.
Dataminr’s AI team published several papers in 2020 including, “Unsupervised Detection of Sub-Events in Large Scale Disasters,” for the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence quarterly journal; “Clustering of Social Media Messages for Humanitarian Aid Response during Crisis,” for AI for Social Good, Harvard CRCS Workshop 2020; “The ApposCorpus: A new multilingual, multi-domain dataset for factual appositive generation,” for COLING 2020; and “Multimodal Categorization of Crisis Events in Social Media” for IEEE/CVF Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR)