Business Overview

Jan 2010
Date Founded
Active
Operating Status
70
Employees

Windward fuses big data, AI and shipping expertise to make the seas safer, and help the maritime ecosystem thrive. Its AI-driven insights help organizations stay ahead of the game, enabling companies to comply with sanctions; assisting governments in curtailing smuggling and people-trafficking; and helping marine insurers optimize risk selection and improve profitability. Founded in 2010, the company is backed by leading figures from the worlds of business and security, including former BP CEO, (Lord) John Browne; Salesforce Chairman & CEO, Marc Benioff; and former CIA Director, David Petraeus. The company is headquartered in Tel-Aviv, with offices in London and Washington D.C.

Business Stage
Launched

Founders

Windward
Ami Daniel
CEO
AI Expert
Windward
Matan Peled
Head of US Business

Funding Rounds

$23.3 M

Total Funding
4
No. of Investors

3

Funding Rounds
3.04x
Funding Growth

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Date Announced

Funding Round

Amount Raised

Investors

July 2018
Series C
$16.5 M
April 2015
Series B
$1.8 M
November 2013
Series A
$5 M

AI Technology Stack

AI Description

Windward captures, cleans and fuses data from multiple sources – including clients’ own proprietary data – applying Artificial Intelligence to analyze how vessels behave. This allows users to see patterns of activity in context, and understand what they specifically mean for their organizations.

AI Cloud Provider
Amazon Web Services
Consulting Partner

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Startup Snapshot

Operating Status
Active
Total Funding
$23.3 Million
Founded
January 2010
Funding Stage
Series C

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