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28 startups that launched at Next '24

April 18, 2024
Chris Curtis

Startup Marketing Manager, Google Cloud

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Returning from Google Cloud Next ‘24, we couldn’t be more excited with the different ways that startups are working with Google Cloud and leveraging it to grow and help their businesses. As part of our programming in the Startup Lounge, 28 startups launched new products and features during their time with us in Las Vegas. Here are some of the highlights of startups who showcased their groundbreaking innovation to attendees and peers across the three days of Next ‘24:

  1. Arize AI launched a new capability, Prompt Variable Monitoring, designed to help AI engineering teams automatically detect bugs in prompt variables and surface problematic datasets when troubleshooting LLM-powered apps. This capability was built using Google Cloud and supports Vertex AI and Gemini models.
  2. AssemblyAI is building new AI systems that can understand human speech with superhuman abilities. AssemblyAI uses TPUs on Google Cloud to lower the cost of inference at scale for the thousands of organizations building cutting-edge AI features in its Speech AI models. AssemblyAI's newest model, Universal-1, advances the state-of-the-art in multilingual Speech AI accuracy, and uses Google Cloud infrastructure and TPUs for both training and inference.
  3. Astronomer launched a new set of features designed to bolster governance at scale, fortify the security of your data platform, and accelerate innovation. 
  4. Atomo, Inc. launched AskMED.ai™, a new generative AI platform engineered to deliver fast healthcare insights from real-world data, using Google Cloud's BigQuery and Vertex AI for unparalleled precision and speed. 
  5. CAST AI launched a never-before-announced service built using Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE) that integrates with OpenAI’s API and automatically identifies the AI model that offers the most optimal performance and lowest inference costs, unlocking AI savings.
  6. Chronosphere launched a never-before-announced integration with Google Cloud Personalized Service Health designed to allow customers to centralize their change event data and use it to instantly correlate changes with system health issues. This integration gives customers a deeper insight into their Google Cloud environment.
  7. Connected-Stories, an end-to-end creative management platform, launched a new feature powered by Gemini models on Google Cloud, that allows users to generate dynamically personalized ads in seconds using only natural language.
  8. CrateDB launched its managed service, CrateDB Cloud, on Google Cloud and is using Vertex AI and Gemini models to power advanced forecasting, anomaly detection, and gen AI capabilities in its data platform.
  9. Fulfilld has built its intelligent warehouse management application on Google Cloud using Vertex AI. Targeted to both midmarket and large enterprise customers, Fulfilld’s platform helps optimize warehouse inventory management, product placement, and employee efficiency.
  10. Gretel is focused on helping developers generate high-quality synthetic data to develop and train AI models. Gretel offers its platform on Google Cloud Marketplace and now, Gretel is launched a new integration with BigQuery that will enable businesses to quickly access its synthetic data capabilities from within Google Cloud.
  11. Hiber has developed a lightweight gaming engine, Hiber3D, that allows game developers to build 3D worlds across platforms. Hiber launched a new feature, called Hiber3D SkyScape AI, that gives developers the ability to create a 3D world simply by uploading a picture or photo, and it’s powered by Gemini models through Vertex AI.
  12. LimaCharlie launched a never-before-announced Bi-Directionality capability designed to enable automated response across all platforms built using Google Cloud's large suite of tools.
  13. Moov Data Streams allows technology companies of all sizes to report on their critical financial data in real-time: card authorizations, transaction decline rates, revenue recognized, and any other payments data they need, all customizable to meet their ever-changing financial reporting needs, all from within Big Query and Analytics Hub.
  14. Mozart Data launched a major update to its data platform, built on BigQuery, that will help customers better prepare their data for analysis, visualization, and AI.
  15. OctoAI is announcing a strategic partnership with Google Cloud to bring its generative AI developer stack to our trusted, AI-optimized infrastructure, enabling greater scale and performance for OctoAI’s platform and providing even more capabilities to developers working on AI applications.
  16. Orby AI is bringing together enterprise automation and generative AI to deliver a new AI-powered automation platform that helps users continuously find new ways to streamline and automate common, repetitive tasks. Its AI automation platform is built entirely on Google Cloud. 
  17. PharmaGuide launched a new chatbot, powered by Google Cloud AI and integrated into its PHOX platform, used widely by pharmacists to streamline common processes and provide efficient care to patients. Its new chatbot provides instant access to information and guidance to help surface timely, helpful information for pharmacists. 
  18. Physna launched a never-before-announced integration of our patented 3D search technology into Unity Asset Manager, designed to enhance real-time spatial computing workloads with AI-based match reports driving deduplication, re-use, and suitable substitute discovery. Creators across industries can now unlock 3D intelligence and enhanced workflows within the Unity ecosystem, all built using Google Cloud services.
  19. Product Science, a leader in AI-based mobile performance engineering, launched CodeTuner for Cloud, revolutionizing management of cloud costs. CodeTuner for Cloud uniquely identifies code-level insights of your server requests’ compute, storage, and network costs in the context of real user sessions, optimizing at the source without compromising user experience.
  20. Queenly, a Y Combinator company that offers marketplace and search functions, is powering a new AI-generated virtual try-on experience with Google Cloud’s AI and data cloud capabilities. 
  21. Rad AI is applying AI models, trained on Google Cloud using GKE, to make important advances in its lung cancer screening mode through its Continuity platform.
  22. Reality Defender builds software that helps in the detection of deepfakes and AI-generated disinformation. At Next ‘24, it launched a real-time voice deepfake detection platform built on Google Cloud and using NVIDIA A100 hardware, that will be used by financial services and call centers. 
  23. Rocket Doctor, the digital health platform and marketplace, is rolling out new AI features built with a suite of products from Google Cloud, including Vertex AI, MedLM, and data analytics tools, which will help doctors intelligently search and summarize patient data in their EHR systems. 
  24. Snorkel AI launched Snorkel Custom, an offering that combines Snorkel’s programmatic AI data development platform Snorkel Flow, with hands-on support from Snorkel’s machine learning experts to help enterprises use their data to adapt LLMs and deliver production-quality AI faster. Snorkel also expanded native integrations for Google Cloud LLMs, announcing new support for Gemini models.
  25. Suggestic, a turnkey platform for launching tele-wellness applications, launched a new product, Viium AI, that delivers highly personalized GLP-1 weight loss experiences, improves patient outcomes, and boosts provider revenue. Viium AI is built using GKE, Vertex AI, and Gemini models. 
  26. Swit is using Google Cloud’s AI models through Vertex AI to power a new Snap chatbot product that can help people simplify common tasks at work, like managing to-dos, building checklists, creating contextual responses, and more.
  27. VEED.IO launched a new AI text-to-video tool that turns simple text prompts into engaging videos in seconds. The tool is built on VEED’s industry-leading video technology and powered by Gemini models through Vertex AI. 
  28. Vurvey launched vTeam, a groundbreaking AI platform powered by people. vTeam brings together advanced AI agents, state-of-the-art orchestration, and automated workflows, to provide enterprises with cutting-edge AI backed by human insight. New products and strategies that once took years to research, ideate, and visualize, can now be generated in a matter of hours with vTeam

We’re so excited to see the excitement from startups who shared their companies and products, and are so proud to see how much Google Cloud and the team continue to invest in startups year after year, at Next and across the business. We are looking forward to keeping the momentum up and highlighting amazing startups throughout 2024 and at Next ‘25! 

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