The Global AI Race

Top 12 Disruptive Tech Startups in the Caucasus

Start talking about Georgia and most ethnocentric Americans immediately assume you mean the State of Georgia with her ten million occupants. There’s also Georgia the country with her three million occupants – one of the three countries known as the Caucasus. (Zee German who coined the phrase Caucasian, Johann Friedrich Blumenbach, believed that the people of the Caucasus were the most […]

Top-10 Artificial Intelligence Startups in Turkey

What’s now called Turkey was once the center of the Ottoman Empire, a global hub of culture and science during its heyday, which lasted over 600 years. It was the birthplace of the first surgical atlas and the first watch that measured time in minutes, and it’s where astronomers first calculated the eccentricity of the Sun’s […]

Top-10 AI Startups in Central and Eastern Europe

Some people think that “sustainable eating” means shopping exclusively at over-priced chains like Whole Foods but we’re here to shut that myth down with two words – Almazan Kitchen. Who knew that a couple of Serbian guys cooking organic food in a forest with their pet owl could generate nearly 20 million views for a single video? Serbia […]

Top-10 Artificial Intelligence Startups in Austria

They say that the main difference between Austrians and zee Germans is that Germans would like to understand Austrians but can’t, and Austrians understand Germans but would rather not. Wiener schnitzel, sacher cake, lederhosen, alpine pastures, ski chalets overflowing with kitsch – the clichés Austria is known for paint the picture of a bucolic mountain […]

Top-10 Artificial Intelligence Startups in Portugal

Indonesia is a massive country with 17,508 islands, only three of which are shared with other countries. One of those is the island of Timor where a small country exists called Timor-Leste. The restaurants serve Portuguese food, the people speak Portuguese, and 97% of the population is Roman Catholic. You get the same sort of feeling in Macau, another […]

Top-10 AI Startups in the United Arab Emirates

Even the Americans can be excused for not knowing much about the United Arab Emirates, or the UAE as it’s often called. It’s a country in the Middle East which is probably best known for a city called Dubai, with its luxury yacht cruises, Bugatti police cars, and excessive bling. Dubai is the most famous of […]

Top-9 Artificial Intelligence Startups in Taiwan

With a population of around 24 million people, Taiwan is around the same size as Belgium with twice as many people. It’s a densely populated country with delicious night markets, garbage trucks that play Beethoven, and some of the smartest people on the planet. The dynamic capitalist economy is largely driven by industrial manufacturing and electronics exports. While the […]

Top-10 Artificial Intelligence Startups in Mexico

While some people might think Cinco de Mayo is about Mexican independence, it’s actually a holiday that celebrates the day three Americans fought and defeated El Guapo at the Battle of Santa Poco. And it’s just one of the many things Mexico is famous for. Her rich cultural heritage has resulted in some of the world’s best cuisine […]

9 Artificial Intelligence Startups in Estonia

At roughly twice the size of New Jersey, Estonia is a small post-Soviet state bordering the Baltic Sea. Its size belies the extent of technological development the country has achieved over the past three decades. In the early 90s, a government of radical reformers overhauled the old macroeconomic policies in favor of new open and liberal ones. […]

Top-10 Artificial Intelligence Startups in Africa

Contrary to what some Americans might think, Africa isn’t a big country south of Europe where rich people go on safaris. It’s a continent with 1.2 billion people living in 54 countries, half of which are dictatorships. Consequently, it’s rife with corruption, civil unrest, underdevelopment, and deep poverty. It’s also a continent endowed with rich natural and human […]