About Us

  • DeepVu was founded in November 2016 by the original founders of Vufind Inc Moataz Rashad (Sony Ericsson, Conexant, Samsung, SGI, MIPS, Stanford) and Prof Walid Aref (Microsoft Research, Panasonic, Purdue).

    DeepVu is a for-profit AI startup that believes in using AI and its own profits for the good of the planet and humanity.

Corporate Ethics and Social Responsibility

DeepVu is a socially and environmentally aware community sensitive company. We are privacy conscious and oppose the use of any non-opted in consumer data.

Furthermore, DeepVu will donate 3% of its profits to charitable organizations that help alleviate poverty, blindness, eye disease, infant mortality, hunger, and environmental causes in the world. We also strive to help and collaborate with other startups and entrepreneurs. If you run an early stage manufacturing startup or indie AI developer and can't pay for the APIs, please drop us a note.

DeepVu proudly supports several charitable organizations and research institutions working towards cures for Human Vision diseases and disorders, especially the Foundation for Fighting Blindness, Save The Children, and others.

Personal Data

DeepVu never sells user data, personal information, media submissions, etc. however, we do use your media submissions to improve our object recognition accuracy, as well as for generating anonymous analytics on user interests, object frequency, trending topics, and products, etc. For details, please read the Privary Policy

We are

Led by a team of proven technologists and industry experts, we are a team of AI engineers and data-scientists scientists, HW manufacturing, and operations/supply-chain engineers with experience launching products and cloud services at scale. Our experience includes computer vision, deep learning, consumer and enterprise electronics, GPU/DSP architecture, analytics APIs, and mobile AI and AR apps. Our team's DNA is rooted in the top tier of industry and academia: Google, Conexant, Rockwell, SGI, Sony, Samsung, Stanford, MIT, Berkeley, Waterloo, Wisconsin, Virginia Tech, etc. DeepVu is a privately held Berkeley-based company funded by accomplished silicon valley executives and angel investors.