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InsightNG

Your Smartest Friend - knowledge mapping that thinks with you, making sure you are better informed than everyone else with previously unimaginable insights

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Internet / Web Services
  • Location Waterloo, ON, Canada
  • Currency USD
  • Founded January 2011
  • Employees 6
  • Website insightng.com

Company Summary

We are passionate about empowering people to become more insightful, so that they can get more out of their lives in a world that is increasingly more complex, with more uncertainties than ever before. InsightNG is creating the world's most powerful information gathering and contextualization engine to accelerate every person's ability to make highly informed decisions, accelerate innovation and to gain previously unimaginable insights.

Team

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    Jeen Broekstra
    Co-Founder / CTO

    PhD in Artificial Intelligence / Knowledge Representation and 10+ years experience in areas of InsightNG's disruptive technology stretch. He was instrumental in the creation of one of the most popular frameworks for managing semantic data and is a respected voice and participant in the strong emerging market for Semantic Technologies.

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    Founder / CEO

    Dual Honours BMath from University of Waterloo, an Executive MBA and an international business career spanning 25 years, 20+ years at the CxO level across startup and growth companies in several industries, including a $25M backed startup by JH Whitney, JP Morgan, NeoCarta and McKinsey. Neil has been described by others as someone who is a "strong swimmer in rough seas".

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    Vlado Jokic
    Co-Founder / Head of UX/UI Design

    University of Waterloo graduate that brings a solid background in 3D user experience design and product management from his experiences founding and building his own digital gaming company.

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    Semantic Technologies Developer

    Anton is an experienced Java J2EE developer with 15 years of experience working in various business domains. Anton is currently finishing an MBA from Victoria University.

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    Semantic Technologies Developer

    Douglas has over 20 years of experience leading the development of new online research services in the cultural heritage sector in New Zealand. He brings to InsightNG specialist expertise in metadata standards, identifiers and digital preservation. He is a member of the Advisory Board for the Dublin Core Metadata Initiative.

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    UX/UI Developer

    Adding to the team's pool of extensive experience, Teds interests in artificial intelligence, multi-user gaming environments, advanced user interface design and the general advancement of how humans work and share knowledge and know-how, brings a lot of strength and unique perspectives to what we are trying to achieve at InsightNG. Ted has over a decade of experience in the IT industry, administrative and military fields.

Advisors

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    KPMG
    Accountant
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    Partner, Miller Thomson LLP
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    Dr. Nancy Napier
    Executive Director, Centre for Creativity and Innovation, Boise State University
    Unconfirmed
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    Mike Stork
    Angel Investor
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    Dana Fox
    Director Business Development
    Unconfirmed
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    Jason Turner
    Founder / Director, Diroddi Agency
    Unconfirmed

Previous Investors

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    Jamie Martin
    Angel Investor
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    Mike Stork
    Angel Investor
    Unconfirmed