Intential: co-founded by Geoffrey Mugliston (who previously guest-posted on VC Cafe), Interntial is developing serious technology using NLP technology.
Self reported: Intential develops next-generation language processing technologies that enable businesses to derive greater value from their unstructured data assets. Its founding team includes pre-eminent experts in the domains of computational linguistics and web-scale data mining. Currently in R&D mode and working with select partners.
SourceFox –started by Aviv Revach, who organizes the Mobile Monday Meetup in Tel Aviv and previously co-founded Mominis
Self reported: smart product sourcing (that’s it!)
Ineze– this Seedcamp winner started by Gil Rozenberg does a very good job classifying technical specs from manufacturers and translating it to a decision making tool for consumers.
Self reported: INEZE (pronounced I-NE-ZE, means “here it is” in hebrew) will dramatically change how people find products on the web. INZEZE search,is a search-by-description engine, that doesn’t assume the user specifically knows what he’s after – he only knows how to describe some of it. ineze search dissects the content of each page caught by its web-crawler – Physical, Technical, Environmental, Operational and other characteristics. The aggregated product data can be easily queried, and thus compared, matched and filtered with unprecedented ease and power.
Also: Ineze makes complex decisions simple.Ineze develops search solutions that structure and organize product information, allowing users to find the best products in an easy, quick yet precise and powerful workflow.
CrowdSpot –started by Yaron Samid, founder of TechAviv and former co-founder and CMO of Pando Networks, and Raphael Ouzan (CTO).
Self reported: Stealth-mode peronal finance security startup powered by the collective vigilance and wisdom of crowds. We heart big data, advanced machine learning, impossible match problems and the honest dollar.
Also: “Personal finance security startup powered by crowd-sourced consumer vigilance.”
Crowdspot is now BillGuard – a people-powered antivirus for bills.
BillGuard is a personal finance security startup harnessing the “collective vigilance” of consumers to help everyone easily spot, understand and take action against unwanted charges on their bills. You pay your bills, we think its time they worked for you.