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Daisy Intelligence Makes the Toronto 50 List.

As Daisy establishes itself as one of Canada’s leading artificial intelligence companies, we’re starting to attract more of the spotlight. A new publication, Wired Different, has included Daisy within its “Toronto 50”, which profiles the leading start-ups in the Greater Toronto Area. “It’s exciting to be recognized as one of Toronto’s most dynamic and fast-growing companies”, said Gary Saarenvirta, Daisy’s founder and CEO. “As Toronto emerges as the world’s leading hubs for A.I. and machine learning, it’s rewarding to see Daisy’s profile expand. What we’re doing for retailers and insurance companies is disruptive and, as important, helps them generate stronger financial results by leveraging the power of A.I.” Daisy’s inclusion within the Toronto 50 is the company’s latest accolade. In September, Daisy beat out 15 other companies to capture first place at the ElevateR: Pitch: AI Edition. The prize was $5-million in funding from Espresso Capital. Earlier this year, Daisy was recognized as the “Best Start-up” at the 2018 Alconics awards, which celebrates A.I. for business. Gartner Inc. also named Daisy as a “Cool Vendor in AI for Retail”. Daisy was also among three A.I. companies using data and A.I. to disrupt marketing. “We’ve made a lot of great progress this year,” Saarenvirta said. “As companies look to capitalize on A.I., our ability to deliver high profits and sales is resonating. We’re really about what’s ahead in... read more

“Daisy Intelligence secures $5 Million Funding from Espresso Capital”

Toronto Start-Up takes top prize – 16 Canadian AI Companies vied for Investment from Espresso Capital. And Daisy Intelligence secures $5 Million Funding in Pitch Competition. This funding secures Daisy’s mission to support and make AI based solutions accessible to mid-size retailers to help them co-exist & even compete directly with the bigger giants. Daisy wants to help reduce poverty by helping companies reduce prices to consumers thereby lowering the cost of living, creating a win-win situation in this competitive space!

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A.I. and Change Management – “Regional Grocery”

Today, we’ll delve deeper into the specifics of adopting A.I. in the retail industry for mid-market and regional grocery players.. As recent as a decade ago, investing in A.I. systems was cost-prohibitive for all except for the massive retail companies. Today, almost every retailer of any size can afford to fund A.I. initiatives.

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How to spot if the A.I. is real

The objective of this blog post is to help business and technology leaders gain clarity around the value of A.I. by being able to better discern what is fake A.I. and weed the pretenders out. The fact is, there’s quite a bit of “fake A.I.” presently being offered. When we use the term fake A.I., what we’re describing is the way legacy data analytics technologies are repackaged and marketed by (too) many vendors as A.I.

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A.I. vs Predictive Analytics

In this day and age, of radical disruption and revolutionary changes in retail, predictive analytics models are not really up to the task of looking at a retailers’ data holistically and supporting profitable decision making.

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