Windward
Active

Maritime Data and Analytics Platform

Energy, Finance, Government
Artificial Intelligence Deep Learning Machine Learning

Business Overview

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.

Founded
January 2010
Employees
70
Business model
B2B
Offering type
Software
Funding stage
Series C
Business stage
Launched
Total funding
$23.3 Million
Sectors
Energy, Finance, Government, Insurance, Maritime

Founders

Windward
Ami
Daniel
AI Expert
Windward
Matan
Peled

Funding Rounds

Calculated as the average ratio between the current funding round amount raised and the previous funding round amount raised. Note that 'plus' rounds are summed together. i.e. Series A = Series A and Series A+.
Funding Growth Multiple
3.0x

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 types
Artificial Intelligence, Deep Learning, Machine Learning
Consulting partner

In The News

Israel’s Windward teams up with UK’s Vortexa to power global shipping with AI-backed analytics | Geektime

October 14, 2020

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