I’m excited to announce that Factual has been selected as one of MIT Technology Review’s 2013 50 Disruptive Companies in the field of Internet and Digital Media. We were nominated by MIT Technology Review’s editors, who look for companies that have demonstrated original and valuable technology over the past year, are bringing that technology to market at significant scale, and are clearly influencing their competitors.
“Factual is making many smart applications possible,” said Jason Pontin, publisher and editor-in-chief of MIT Technology Review. “By collecting and analyzing large sets of data, it creates stores of knowledge that can inform many kinds of software.”
This is an amazing honor and a testament to the hard work our team has put forth in building one of the deepest, most reliable data stacks in the world. What started off as a crazy idea has now been shown to provide real, measurable value to lots of customers. We feel fortunate to have the opportunity to help the world see data in a profoundly different way.
– Gil Elbaz, CEO & Founder