Institute Funds Facial Recognition Company Kairos

Kairos, a Miami-based company with technology developed at the University of Central Florida, received follow-on round funding for achieving significant development milestones since receiving initial financing  from the Florida Institute.

Kairos is an artificial intelligence company specializing in face recognition. Through computer vision and machine learning, Kairos can recognize faces in videos, photos, and the real-world, making it easier than ever to transform the way businesses interact with people. The company is venture backed and services a diverse global customer base.

 

About the Florida Institute

Formed by the Florida Legislature in 2007, the Florida Institute for the Commercialization of Public Research is a non-profit organization that works with research partners to leverage a $2.5B+ research base and form investable companies that create clean jobs in new industries that are driving the global economy. With funding from the State of Florida through the Department of Economic Opportunity, and through the generosity of mentors, advisors and donors, the Institute provides company building services, and seed funding through the Florida Technology Seed Capital Fund, to promising Florida startups. Seventy-two companies have been funded to date, and the Institute’s overall economic impact through June 30, 2017 was $970 million.

About Kairos

Kairos captures decisive moments in people's behavior to empower companies and developers with meaningful metrics. Kairos believes that data is just the beginning for business intelligence. Their mission is to radically change how companies understand people. Kairos is a human analytics company designed for innovative, data driven businesses.

 

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