The 28 billion dollar private AI companies

There are 28 privately held ML, AI and data companies, that are nearing IPO. Their total valuation is around $119B.

US investor Matt Turk has put together a list of these so-called unicorns that compliments his other list of public traded firms. They seem to split into three main groups:

Many of these companies do not use AI and ML in their products: they make tools to make it easier to use for other businesses - selling picks and shovels in a gold rush. Many are overlapping and competing and it will be interesting to see which take off in a huge way and which disappear over the next few years.

πŸ›ŽοΈ Why this matters: This list shows where companies have been successful so far in using AI and ML. It’s mostly in building tools.

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