18 May 2020
Los Angeles, CA

 

Microsoft Azure customers worldwide gain access to Beyond Limits’ Cognitive AI solution to take advantage of the scalability, reliability, and agility of Azure to drive application development and shape business strategies.

 

Beyond Limits, an industrial and enterprise-grade AI technology company built for the most demanding sectors, today announced the availability of its Cognitive AI technology in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace. Beyond Limits customers can now take advantage of the productive and trusted Azure cloud platform, with streamlined deployment and management.
 
Beyond Limits Cognitive AI applies human-like reasoning to solve problems by combining encoded human knowledge with machine learning techniques, enabling systems to adapt easily and continue to operate even when data is in short supply or uncertain. By employing Beyond Limits’ offering, customers are able to elevate operational insights, improve operating conditions, enhance performance at every level, and ultimately increase profits.
 
“We’re very excited to be part of the global Azure Marketplace network,” said AJ Abdallat, CEO and Founder of Beyond Limits. “AI technologies have the potential to make a tremendous impact across energy, healthcare, manufacturing, and other industries, but they require significant computing power and resources. By combining the human-like reasoning capabilities of Beyond Limits Cognitive AI with the scalability and availability of Azure, customers will be able to unlock valuable new insights and efficiencies that drive business outcomes.”
 
The Azure Marketplace is an online market for buying and selling cloud solutions certified to run on Azure. The Azure Marketplace helps connect companies seeking innovative, cloud-based solutions with partners who have developed solutions that are ready to use.
 
“Through Microsoft Azure Marketplace, customers around the world can easily find, buy, and deploy partner solutions they can trust,” said Sajan Parihar, Director, Microsoft Azure Platform at Microsoft Corp. “We’re happy to welcome Beyond Limits to the growing Azure Marketplace ecosystem.”
 
Learn more about Beyond Limits Cognitive AI at www.beyond.ai/technology/cognitive-ai
 
About Beyond Limits
Founded in 2014, Beyond Limits is an industrial and enterprise-grade artificial intelligence (AI) company built for the most demanding sectors, including energy, utilities, and healthcare. Customers implement Beyond Limits AI to boost operational insights, improve operating conditions, enhance performance, and increase profits. Beyond Limits leverages a portfolio of advanced technology developed at Caltech’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory for NASA space missions. The company was recently honored by Frost & Sullivan with its 2021 Global Company of the Year Award, and by CB Insights via inclusion in its 2020 Top AI 100 list of the most innovative AI startups. For more information, visit www.beyond.ai.
 
 
 
 
 
13 April 2021
Beyond Limits Asia Pacific

 

Beyond Limits, an industrial and enterprise-grade AI technology company built for the most demanding sectors, today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to become an open innovation partner of the AI Research & Innovation Hub (ARIH). ARIH is an AI specialist organization of MACNICA, a total service and solution provider in semiconductor, network, cybersecurity, and AI/IoT (Headquarters: Yokohama, Japan – President, Kazumasa Hara). Beyond Limits and MACNICA will collaborate to advance and establish Artificial Intelligence (AI), advanced analytics, and big data solutions in Japan and across the globe.
 
According to Statista, the AI market in Asia Pacific is expected to reach $12.4 billion USD by 2025. As countries across the region continue to invest in AI, businesses are turning to specialized solution providers that can help them capitalize on this age of digital transformation.
 
Beyond Limits and MACNICA jointly recognize the demand for such services and are tapping into their respective subject matter expertise to provide the technology necessary for delivering valuable solutions. The companies are establishing a strategic collaboration to support AI, advanced analytics and big data solutions, including digital transformation and AI readiness consulting services around the world.
 
“Beyond Limits is firmly committed to developing solutions that always go beyond today’s challenges,” said Leonard Lee, President, Beyond Limits Asia Pacific. “We look past what is happening now and instead focus on what’s next, as well as how to remain at the very cutting edge of technological innovation in the realm of AI. This partnership with MACNICA is a testament to our commitment to forging an era where AI can be adopted to drive value for businesses across various industries.”
 
“ARIH is delighted to partner with Beyond Limits,” said Takahiro Kusunoki, Senior Data Analyst and Principal of the AI Research & Innovation Hub for Strategic Innovation Business Group, MACNICA. “ARIH and Beyond Limits will combine their knowledge, services and technologies, partnering to help solve social issues and create new value for companies. We will achieve this goal by combining ARIH’s track record of approximately 300 AI implementations with Beyond Limits’ unique Cognitive AI technology, which has reduced costs and increased profits significantly for oil plants worldwide. We will support the resolution of social issues and the creation of new value for businesses by bridging the knowledge, services, and technologies of both companies.”
 
Beyond Limits recently raised US$133 million in a Series C round to expand its AI into Asia Pacific, with headquarters in Singapore driving strategic investments for joint ventures and partnerships across the region while also supporting the expansion of Beyond Limits’ AI in verticals including financial services, led by the Hong Kong office, advanced manufacturing, led by the Taiwan office, as well as the energy and healthcare sectors, led by the Singapore, Shenzhen and Tokyo offices. Beyond Limits has also signed MoUs with Kaplan and Infosys Compaz to cultivate AI talent and awareness while offering additional specialized solutions in Singapore.
 
For more information on Beyond Limits Cognitive AI technology, click here.
 
About Beyond Limits Asia Pacific
 
Beyond Limits Asia Pacific is an industrial and enterprise-grade artificial intelligence company built for the most demanding sectors including energy, advanced manufacturing, and fintech.
 
Beyond traditional artificial intelligence, Beyond Limits’ unique Cognitive AI technology combines numeric machine learning techniques with knowledge-based reasoning to provide decision-makers with actionable intelligence. Customers implement Beyond Limits AI solutions to boost operational insights, improve operating conditions, enhance performance at every level, and ultimately increase profits as a result.
 
Beyond Limits Asia Pacific is regionally headquartered in Singapore with operations in Hong Kong, Shenzhen, Taipei, and Tokyo. The regional headquarters drives strategic investments for joint ventures and partnerships in Asia to expand Beyond Limits’ AI in verticals including financial services, led by the Hong Kong office, advanced manufacturing, led by the Taiwan office, and the energy and healthcare sectors, led by the Singapore, Shenzhen and Tokyo offices.
 
Founded in 2014, Beyond Limits leverages a significant investment portfolio of advanced technology developed at Caltech’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory for NASA space missions. The company was recently honored by Frost & Sullivan for their 2021 Global Company of the Year award and by CB Insights on their 2020 List of Top AI 100 most innovative artificial intelligence start-ups.
 
For more information, please visit www.beyond.ai.
 
 
 
 
06 April 2021
Santa Clara, CA

 

The company extended its presence to Asia-Pacific and has established valuable synergies and collaborations within the financial community
 
Based on its recent analysis of the global cognitive artificial intelligence (AI) market for business process automation, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Beyond Limits, Inc. with the 2021 Global Company of the Year Award. Encompassing a unique blend of numeric machine learning techniques and symbolic AI, Beyond Limits’ Cognitive AI technology augments operational efficiency, enhances performance, improves operating conditions, and increases profitability. The technology has found wide application in sectors where sustainability and responses to COVID-19 have created exciting opportunities for AI, such as energy/oil and gas, manufacturing, industrial Internet of Things, healthcare, and finance.
 
“Beyond Limits’ flagship product, the Refinery Operations Advisor, drives operational efficiency through streamlined decision making. It identifies operational issues in real time and recommends responses. For example, in refineries, numerous sensors generate massive amounts of data, much of which goes unused. Beyond Limits combines this data with human expertise and digitizes operational models to allow operators to plan, scale, and increase profitability,” said Clare Walker, Industry Principal. “Beyond Limits also enables companies to retain industry knowledge that would otherwise be lost when veteran engineers retire. It embeds their domain expertise into systems to make it available to junior engineers.”
 
While Beyond Limits has primarily worked within industrial settings, it recently entered the financial services sector. In 2020, it extended its presence to Asia-Pacific through three main segments: general administration, compliance and accounting, and transactional and new business issues. By minimizing manual labor, backlogs, false positives, and negative determinations, it enables its customers to drive revenue, comply with regulations, manage accounting operations, and process a continuous stream of financial transactions.
 
Significantly, Beyond Limits adopts a co-development approach to partnerships, wherein it gains access to partners’ financial subject matter expertise and tools such as smart investment platforms, chatbots, natural language processing, and optical character recognition. It then leverages its Cognitive AI engine to enhance solutions’ features and functionalities. As most of its customers require bespoke solutions, each deployment is unique.
 
“Beyond Limits is currently building out a full value chain, expanding its product portfolio with additional software-as-a-service products,” noted Jeffrey Castilla, Best Practices Research Team Leader. “Overall, its technology focus and solid expansion strategies are expected to help it continue growing rapidly in the global cognitive AI market.”
 
Each year, Frost & Sullivan presents a Company of the Year award to the organization that demonstrates excellence in growth strategy and implementation in its field. The award recognizes a high degree of innovation with products and technologies and the resulting leadership in customer value and market penetration. This is Beyond Limits’ second award from Frost & Sullivan; in 2019 it received the Technology Innovation Award for its Cognitive AI technology.
 
Frost & Sullivan Best Practices awards recognize companies in a variety of regional and global markets for demonstrating outstanding achievement and superior performance in areas such as leadership, technological innovation, customer service, and strategic product development. Industry analysts compare market participants and measure performance through in-depth interviews, analyses, and extensive secondary research to identify the industry’s best practices.
 
 
 
About Frost & Sullivan
 
For six decades, Frost & Sullivan has been world-renowned for its role in helping investors, corporate leaders, and governments navigate economic changes and identify disruptive technologies, Mega Trends, new business models, and companies to action, resulting in a continuous flow of growth opportunities to drive future success. Contact us: Start the discussion. Contact us: Start the discussion.
 
 
 
 
25 March 2021
Los Angeles, CA

 

Beyond Limits has been awarded on the Forbes list of America’s Best Startup Employers 2021. This prestigious award is presented by Forbes and Statista Inc., the world-leading statistics portal and industry ranking provider. The awards list was announced on March 9th, 2021 – and is currently viewable on Forbes’ website.
 
“It’s an honor to be recognized by Forbes for the team, culture, and values we’ve created at Beyond Limits,” said AJ Abdallat, Beyond Limits CEO. “It’s vital to have individuals from all backgrounds pioneering our industrial-grade AI solutions and we strongly believe that diversity of thought leads to better business outcomes and unbeatable competitive advantages. We’re excited for our talented team’s contributions in the year ahead.”
 
 
 
 
America’s Best Startup Employers were selected based on an innovative methodology evaluating employer excellence in three ways-                                                                                      
 
 
To be considered for the ranking, employers are required to have a headquarters in the United States with a founding year between 2011 and 2018. The final list recognizes the top 500 companies based on over 7 million data points.
 
Based on the results of the study, Beyond Limits is ecstatic to be recognized on the Forbes list of America’s Best Startup Employers 2021.
 
 
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18 February 2021
Los Angeles, CA

 

New technology helps detect leaks in distribution networks using deep learning architecture and physics-based modeling

 

Beyond Limits, an industrial and enterprise-grade AI technology company built for the most demanding sectors, today announced it will be expanding its artificial intelligence (AI) offerings to include sensor placement technology. A standalone AI application for leak detection in utilities’ water distribution networks, the new product uses physics-based models and deep learning architectures to identify critical sensors, detect and locate leaks, and recommend optimal location of pressure sensors for improved operations and maintenance capabilities.

 

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency estimates water utilities lost roughly $2.6 billion each year as of 2016. Current losses are expected to be even higher due to aging infrastructure, sub-optimal sensor placement and ineffective maintenance, making water loss monitoring, prevention, and remediation among the top financial and operational priorities for utilities providers. Many global utilities however lack the knowledge and resources to address these challenges.

 

“The acceleration of digital transformation efforts in the industrial sector has led to an exponential increase in the number of sensors generating massive amounts of data,” said AJ Abdallat, CEO of Beyond Limits. “But this data is difficult to gather, manage, store and analyze. Beyond Limits’ new sensor selection application allows utilities providers to focus on the most valuable feedback data from their network, reducing the cost and complexity of intelligent systems while more effectively identifying which sensors are most valuable and immediately alerting users to anomalies like gas or water leaks or service disruptions.”

 

 

The technology also offers a range of applications for managing and optimizing utilities operations, from power plants and electrical grids, to refineries and manufacturing sites. Currently, Beyond Limits’ sensor framework has been licensed to The Carnrite Group for deployment, and will initially be implemented in a multi-million dollar agreement with Xcell Security House and Finance S.A. for the company’s cognitive power plan.

 

“We’re always looking for innovative ways to create value for our clients,” said Alan Carnrite, Founder & CEO of The Carnrite Group. “Beyond Limits’ sensor placement technologies will allow companies spanning the utilities, power and energy industries to operate more efficiently, optimally place sensors and more effectively detect leaks. This is a perfect example of a technology solution that not only makes business sense but helps advance environmental sustainability goals.”

 

For more information, please visit www.beyond.ai/solutions/power-natural-resources/

 

About Beyond Limits

Beyond Limits is an industrial and enterprise-grade artificial intelligence company built for the most demanding sectors including energy, utilities, and healthcare.

Beyond traditional artificial intelligence, Beyond Limits’ unique Cognitive AI technology combines numeric techniques like machine learning with knowledge-based reasoning to produce actionable intelligence. Customers implement Beyond Limits AI to boost operational insights, improve operating conditions, enhance performance at every level, and ultimately increase profits as a result.

Founded in 2014, Beyond Limits leverages a significant investment portfolio of advanced technology developed at Caltech’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory for NASA space missions. The company was recently honored by CB Insights on their 2020 List of Top AI 100 most innovative artificial intelligence startups and by Frost & Sullivan for their North American Technology Innovation Award.

For more information, please visit www.beyond.ai

 

About The Carnrite Group

The Carnrite Group is a management consulting firm focused on the energy, power and utilities, and industrials sectors. From offices in Houston, Texas and London, United Kingdom, Carnrite deploys its expertise on projects globally, helping clients address issues ranging from corporate strategy to human capital, organizational change to navigating the energy transition. Carnrite is the dedicated, practical business partner with the ability to tackle the complex.

Learn more on Carnrite’s Website: https://carnritegroup.com/

 

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Contact Information:
Ed Cruz
LEWIS for Beyond Limits
619-308-5245
beyondlimitspr@teamlewis.com

 

 

 

 

17 December 2020
Singapore

 

Beyond Limits, an industrial and enterprise-grade AI technology company built for the most demanding sectors, today announced a first wave of initiatives and partnerships to establish and expand its presence within the Asia Pacific region through its regional headquarters in Singapore. With this expansion, Beyond Limits aims to foster strong artificial intelligence (AI) talent in Singapore, and across the Asia region, while developing new applications for digital transformation, data infrastructure and advanced analytics.

The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between Beyond Limits and Kaplan Higher Education Institute, aims to promote a world class pipeline of AI and data science talent for both students and working professionals in Singapore. For the former group, the MoU includes the establishment of an annual industrial internship at Beyond Limits for the top technology, AI or data science students from Kaplan and participation in Kaplan’s Education Technology (EdTech) Incubator Program. For the latter, there is a joint development of courses on AI and data science for Board Directors and C-suite Executives.

Beyond Limits has also formed a strategic partnership with Infosys Compaz, the full-service technology provider that is a joint venture between Temasek Holdings and Infosys Limited, both global leaders in their respective industries. As part of the new collaboration, Infosys Compaz will offer Beyond Limits’ Cognitive AI solutions together with its own digital services to more than 2,000 customers in Asia Pacific. The partnership will also provide companies with access to additional capabilities, supported by scalable digital services many companies in the market already rely on.

“We are excited to start our journey with a strong pipeline of strategic partnerships across the region. We are on track to achieve our long-term commitment in creating automated solutions with human-like powers of reasoning that amplify the talent and capabilities of people in Singapore and Asia Pacific,” said Leonard Lee, Beyond Limits Asia Pacific President.  

A recent report from research group Tractica Omdia found that the market for AI in Asia Pacific is expected to reach a value of $136 billion by 2025, up from $6 billion in 2017.

Leonard Lee continued, “The region is witnessing state-sponsored AI initiatives and increasing business investments as a result of global market and economic disruption in 2020. Beyond Limits is extremely honored to be a part of a region-wide collective effort with Kaplan and Infosys Compaz to nurture talent growth in AI for good and provide top-of-the-line technology services.”

Beyond Limits recently raised US$133 million in a Series C round to expand its AI tech into Asia Pacific with its new headquarters in Singapore. The regional headquarters drives strategic investments for joint ventures and partnerships in Asia to expand Beyond Limits’ AI in verticals including financial services, led by the Hong Kong office, advanced manufacturing, led the Taiwan office, and the energy and healthcare sectors led by the Singapore, Shenzhen and Tokyo offices. Beyond Limits Asia Pacific was recently honored by the Digital Oil & Gas Conference in Beijing, China with the 2020 AI Service Innovation Excellency Award.

 

For more information on Beyond Limits Cognitive AI technology, click here.

 

About Beyond Limits Asia Pacific

Beyond Limits Asia Pacific is an industrial and enterprise-grade artificial intelligence company built for the most demanding sectors including energy, advanced manufacturing, and fintech.

Beyond traditional artificial intelligence, Beyond Limits’ unique Cognitive AI technology combines numeric machine learning techniques with knowledge-based reasoning to provide decision-makers with actionable intelligence. Customers implement Beyond Limits AI solutions to boost operational insights, improve operating conditions, enhance performance at every level, and ultimately increase profits as a result.

Beyond Limits Asia Pacific is regionally headquartered in Singapore with operations in Hong Kong, Shenzhen, Taipei and Tokyo. The regional headquarters drives strategic investments for joint ventures and partnerships in Asia to expand Beyond Limits’ AI in verticals including financial services, led by the Hong Kong office, advanced manufacturing, led the Taiwan office, and the energy and healthcare sectors led by the Singapore, Shenzhen and Tokyo offices.   

Founded in 2014, Beyond Limits leverages a significant investment portfolio of advanced technology developed at Caltech’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory for NASA space missions. The company was recently honored by CB Insights on their 2020 List of Top AI 100 most innovative artificial intelligence startups and by Frost & Sullivan for their North American Technology Innovation Award.

For more information, please visit www.beyond.ai.

 

Contact Information:
Jonathan Lim
LEWIS for Beyond Limits
jonathan.lim@teamlewis.com

 

16 December 2020
Los Angeles, CA

 

Beyond Limits, an industrial and enterprise-grade AI technology company built for the most demanding sectors, today announced it is working with NVIDIA to advance its initiative for bringing digital transformation to the energy sector.

Beyond Limits will collaborate with NVIDIA experts on joint go-to-market strategies for Beyond Limits’ products and solutions in the energy sector. The company will also take advantage of NVIDIA technical support and GPU-optimized AI software such as containers, models and application frameworks from the NVIDIA NGC catalog to improve the performance and efficiency of its software development cycle.

“AI has the potential to make a major impact on problems facing the heart of the global energy business, but the technology requires high levels of computing power to operate on the level and scale required by many of today’s global producers,” said AJ Abdallat, CEO of Beyond Limits. “That’s why we’re so excited to collaborate with NVIDIA, a leading provider of AI computing platforms. With NVIDIA technology support and expertise, Beyond Limits is better positioned to offer faster, more intelligent and efficient AI-based solutions for maximizing energy production and profitability.”

Breakthroughs in novel high-performance AI solutions are projected to have significant impacts throughout the energy industry. One key challenge facing the upstream oil and gas sector includes the resource requirement for optimizing well deployments, especially when data on a region’s geological properties is highly uncertain. To overcome this problem, Beyond Limits developed a novel deep reinforcement learning (DRL) framework trained using NVIDIA A100 Tensor Core GPUs, capable of running 167,000 complex scenario simulations in 36 hours. Following initial tests, the DRL framework yielded a 208% increase in NPV value by predicting and recommending well placements, based on the number of actions explored and the expected financial return from reservoir production over time.

“The NVIDIA A100 offers the performance and reliability required to meet the demands of the modern-day energy sector,” said Marc Spieler, Global Energy Director at NVIDIA. “The ability to process hundreds of thousands of AI simulations in real-time provides the insight required for Beyond Limits to develop scalable applications that advance energy technologies.”

Beyond Limits Cognitive AI applies human-like reasoning to solve problems, combining encoded human knowledge with machine learning techniques and allowing systems to adapt and continue to operate even when data is in short supply or uncertain. As a result, Beyond Limits’ customers are able to elevate operational insights, improve operating conditions, enhance performance at every level, and ultimately increase profits. For more information, please visit https://www.beyond.ai/solutions/beyond-energy.

 

About Beyond Limits

Beyond Limits is an industrial and enterprise-grade artificial intelligence company built for the most demanding sectors including energy, utilities, and healthcare.

Beyond traditional artificial intelligence, Beyond Limits’ unique Cognitive AI technology combines numeric techniques like machine learning with knowledge-based reasoning to produce actionable intelligence. Customers implement Beyond Limits AI to boost operational insights, improve operating conditions, enhance performance at every level, and ultimately increase profits as a result.

Founded in 2014, Beyond Limits leverages a significant investment portfolio of advanced technology developed at Caltech’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory for NASA space missions. The company was recently honored by CB Insights on their 2020 List of Top AI 100 most innovative artificial intelligence startups and by Frost & Sullivan for their North American Technology Innovation Award.

For more information, please visit www.beyond.ai.

 

Contact Information:
Ed Cruz

LEWIS for Beyond Limits

619-308-5245

beyondlimitspr@teamlewis.com

 

21 October 2020
Los Angeles, CA
 
 
Beyond Limits, an industrial and enterprise-grade AI technology company built for the most demanding sectors, and The Carnrite Group, a leading management consulting firm focused on the energy and industrials sectors, today announced a strategic alliance.
 
Under the new multimillion-dollar revenue driving agreement, The Carnrite Group and Beyond Limits will provide strategic consulting services on the state of AI technologies and innovative use cases for Carnrite’s client base across the globe in the oil and gas, utilities, power and industrials sectors. Additionally, The Carnrite Group will receive IP licensing rights to Beyond Limits’ cutting-edge Cognitive AI technology, providing customers with direct access to Beyond Limits’ solutions.
 
“This is a very exciting time for Beyond Limits to gain such a valuable partner as The Carnrite Group,” said AJ Abdallat, CEO and founder of Beyond Limits. “Through Carnrite’s vast network, we hope to provide valuable guidance and increase awareness of the benefits of AI in critical sectors, including boosting operational insights, improving operating conditions, and ultimately, increase adoption of this next generation technology.”
 
Many sectors are experiencing a significant surge in demand for AI. This is particularly true in the energy and industrial sectors, where continued commodity price volatility has forced companies to find innovative ways to further reduce costs. The AI market is expected to rise to $7.78 billion by 2024, an increase of 22.49% from 2019.
 
“The Carnrite Group prides itself on helping clients address complex challenges and make difficult business decisions,” said Al Carnrite, CEO of The Carnrite Group. “Our agreement with Beyond Limits allows us to add their powerful Cognitive AI to our portfolio of consulting services while reinforcing our commitment to offer technologies that create value for our clients.”
 
 
About Beyond Limits
 
Beyond Limits is an industrial and enterprise-grade artificial intelligence company built for the most demanding sectors including energy, utilities, and healthcare.
 
Beyond traditional artificial intelligence, Beyond Limits’ unique Cognitive AI technology combines numeric techniques like machine learning with knowledge-based reasoning to produce actionable intelligence. Customers implement Beyond Limits AI to drastically boost operational insights, improve operating conditions, enhance performance at every level, and ultimately increase profits as a result.
 
Founded in 2014, Beyond Limits leverages a significant investment portfolio of advanced technology developed at Caltech’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory for NASA space missions. The company was recently honored by CB Insights on their 2020 List of Top AI 100 most innovative artificial intelligence startups and by Frost & Sullivan for their North American Technology Innovation Award.
 

For more information, please visit www.beyond.ai.

 
 
About The Carnrite Group
 
The Carnrite Group is a management consulting firm founded by Alan ‘Al’ Carnrite in 1991. With offices in Houston, Texas and London, United Kingdom, this global firm helps both private and public organizations worldwide. They excel at providing innovative, customized and actionable solutions to the most complex problems facing businesses today. Carnrite’s strategic advisors help organizations with human capital and organizational change, strategy and portfolio, process optimization, operational effectiveness, supply chain optimization, mergers and acquisitions, human capital, digital transformation, and positioning for the energy transition. They provide proven, practical experience in sectors such as private equity, energy, and all segments of industrials, including manufacturing, shipping and logistics, and chemicals.
 

For more information, please visit www.carnritegroup.com

 
 
 
22 September 2020
Los Angeles, CA

 

Beyond Limits, an industrial and enterprise-grade AI technology company built for the most demanding sectors, including energy, utilities and healthcare, today announced a milestone Series C funding round with $113 million closed and another approximately $20 million committed. This round is led by Group 42, a prominent AI and cloud computing company, and bp ventures, an existing two-time investor and customer of the company.

“Today we are seeing unprecedented, world-wide demand for systems that go beyond the limitations of conventional AI,” said AJ Abdallat, CEO and Founder of Beyond Limits. “Our cognitive software has the ability to understand situations and place problems in real-world contexts as well as to learn over time. We’re excited to help more customers by applying our unique and powerful AI approach to solve some of the toughest problems facing industries and the world today.”

Beyond Limits’ Cognitive AI applies human-like reasoning to solve problems, much like how humans form conclusions using inference and logic. This unique approach combines encoded human knowledge with available data sources, allowing systems to adapt and continue to operate in situations where data may be in short supply or missing altogether. As a result, Beyond Limits’ customers are able to elevate operational insights, improve operating conditions, enhance performance at every level, and ultimately increase profits as a result.

“bp ventures was established to identify and invest in high-potential, game-changing technology companies that can help us reimagine our global energy system,” said Morag Watson, Senior Vice President, Digital Science and Engineering at bp. “With this additional investment, we believe that Beyond Limits’ Cognitive AI could help create a more intelligent and sustainable future for the energy sector and indeed across industry as a whole.”

“We look forward to working together and exploring the many capabilities of this advanced technology,” said Martin Edelman, General Counsel, Group 42. “We believe Beyond Limits’ unique AI will bring new levels of efficiency to high-impact sectors and help drive future economic growth.”

The $133M funding will be used to expand Beyond Limits’ business both in the United States and abroad, including the launch of Beyond Limits Asia, with regional headquarters in Singapore and operations in Hong Kong, Taipei and Tokyo and further expansion across Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia. The funding will also accelerate Beyond Limits’ Cognitive AI application development and SaaS product portfolio and fuel the Beyond Labs R&D program. 

 

About Beyond Limits

Beyond Limits is an industrial and enterprise-grade artificial intelligence company built for the most demanding sectors including energy, utilities, and healthcare. Founded in 2014, Beyond Limits leverages a significant investment portfolio of advanced technology developed at Caltech’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory for NASA space missions.

Beyond traditional artificial intelligence, Beyond Limits’ unique Cognitive AI technology combines numeric techniques like machine learning with knowledge-based reasoning to produce actionable intelligence.

Customers implement Beyond Limits AI to drastically boost operational insights, improve operating conditions, enhance performance at every level, and ultimately increase profits as a result. The company was recently honored by CB Insights on their 2020 List of Top AI 100 most innovative artificial intelligence startups and by Frost & Sullivan for their North American Technology Innovation Award.

For more information, please visit www.beyond.ai.

 

About bp ventures

bp ventures was set up more than 10 years ago to identify and invest in private, high growth, game-changing technology companies, accelerating innovation across the entire energy spectrum. Since then, BP has invested almost $700 million in technology companies across more than 31 active investments with more than 250 co-investors.

Venturing plays a key role in BP’s strategy to tackle the dual challenge of meeting the world’s need for more energy, while at the same time reducing carbon emissions.

bp ventures focuses on connecting and growing new energy business, focused on our core upstream, downstream and alternative energy businesses. In addition, it makes strategic equity investments in advanced mobility, low carbon and digital.

For more information visit: bp.com/ventures 

 

About Group 42

Group 42 (G42) is a leading Artificial Intelligence and Cloud Computing company dedicated to the development and implementation of holistic and scalable technology solutions. g42.ai

 

 

6 May 2020
Glendale, CA

 

Beyond Limits, a pioneering Artificial Intelligence software engineering company based in Southern California, today announced the Beyond Limits Coronavirus Dynamic Predictive Model. The new forecasting model has been built to help healthcare and governmental leaders predict the impact of COVID-19 on people, medical facilities, and regional recovery plans. The model enables planners to determine logistical responses at national, state, and county levels, as well as estimate the effects of mobility on infectivity.

 

The Beyond Limits Coronavirus Dynamic Predictive Model forecasts infection rates, hospitalization rates, and the percentage of patients that will require ICU, ventilators, ECMO, or dialysis care.

 

In the effort to create the new predictive model, Beyond Limits collaborated with renowned medical experts from around the world combining their knowledge and expertise with advanced AI technology and modeling/programming capabilities from the company’s origins at the Caltech Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

 

“It’s our hope that by working together, we can offer useful advancements to the science of COVID-19 predictive modeling,” said AJ Abdallat, CEO, Beyond Limits. “Our goal was to apply innovative AI technology and deep medical experience with real-time data analysis to help society manage a very difficult situation.”

 

The dynamic Beyond Limits model leverages COVID-19 case data obtained from a database compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University, in Baltimore, MD, USA. This database is used to predict resource supply and demand; enabling planners to determine logistical responses at national, state, and county levels. The model predicts infection rates, hospitalization rates, and the percentage of patients that will require ICU, ventilators, ECMO, or dialysis care.

 

The model also obtains mobility data from Descartes Labs, Inc., Santa Fe, NM, USA; enabling planners to estimate the effects of mobility on infectivity, alongside the ability to factor in potential impacts from changes in stay-at-home policies.

 

The Beyond Limits Coronavirus Dynamic Predictive Model forecasts overall infectivity, as well as estimates the effects of mobility on infectivity.

 

Explore the model in-action: https://web.covid.beyond.ai

 

About Beyond Limits

 

Beyond Limits is a pioneering Artificial Intelligence engineering company creating advanced software systems that go beyond conventional AI. Founded in 2014, Beyond Limits is helping companies solve tough, complex, mission-critical problems and transform their business. The company applies a unique hybrid approach to AI, combining numeric AI techniques like machine learning with knowledge-based reasoning to produce actionable intelligence. Beyond Limits primarily serves industrial customers with advanced AI systems designed to apply human-like reasoning to solve complex problems, reduce risk, increase efficiency, decrease waste, and provide analytical horsepower to accelerate executive and operator decision-making. The company was recently honored by CB Insights on their 2020 List of Top AI 100 most innovative artificial intelligence startups.

 

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Updated: 27 January 2020
Originally Posted: 6 December 2019
Glendale, CA

 

Built In LA has awarded Beyond Limits the 33rd spot on their list of 100 Best Places to Work in Los Angeles for 2020 – a massive jump up from the 75th spot in 2019. Beyond Limits ranked 47th on their 50 Best Perks and Benefits and 16th on their 50 Best Midsize Places to Work lists as well. The latter spotlight is significant because our company placed 23rd on the list of 50 Best Small Places to Work in 2019, shedding a spotlight on Beyond Limits’ explosive global growth acceleration.

 

 

“Very fitting,” says Beyond Limits’ Head of Software Engineering George Paloulian. “There is a great deal of pride in our working atmosphere that’s palpable. Each team is not confined to their own department alone – there is a cohesive comradery that comes with constructive collaboration across a whole company. Great work team! What a fantastic way for Beyond Limits to start out the new decade.”

 

Built In is a tech platform that strives to connect the world through a shared passion for tech and the human need for purpose alongside goals to help talented people find their professional purpose, companies tell their stories, and connect communities. Built In’s ‘Best Places to Work’ lists rate companies algorithmically based on compensation and employer benefits, such as health and wellness, financial planning and stability, flexible work environment, professional and social impact, as well as company perks and discounts.

 

 

“When I was notified that we made Built In LA’s Best Places to Work lists I felt a great sense of pride,” says Beyond Limits’ Recruitment Manager Jordan Diggs. “Those of us working in Recruiting and HR we try, day in and day out, to provide a space all team members enjoy showing up to every day. The acknowledgment feels like a job well done on that front. This is a great place to work because it is a truly collaborative environment. On a day to day basis, I get to work with most orgs and vertically across varying levels – from individual contributors to executives. Not only am I included in the room, but my feedback is seen as valuable.”

 

The honor of being recognized again this year by Built In LA is a testament to Beyond Limits’ enduring reputation for pioneering technology, as well as the steady endeavor to support our carefully curated team of talented industry experts. It’s gratifying for a fast-growing company like Beyond Limits to be acknowledged, in the midst of that progress, for its continued efforts to foster a reciprocally respectful environment that places importance on inclusivity, diversity, and mutual encouragement in the workplace.

 

 

“It is always a great day when the company you love receives recognition of this nature,” says Beyond Limits’ COO Meghan Sharp. “Beyond Limits has done an amazing job of assembling such a well-rounded and diverse group of talented team members that love what they do, and it shows. It’s our job to nurture an environment that fosters each employee’s individual voice and strength. I believe this atmosphere of appreciation is part of what propels our team to show up each and every day and give one hundred percent; a kind of confidence that comes from feeling like that effort does, in fact, make a difference. Great work all around.”

 

15 October 2019
Glendale, CA

 

“Beyond Conventional AI” company donates $500 for every homer hit over its left-field banner to Astros Foundation and Astros MLB Youth Academy

Beyond Limits, a leading developer of advanced artificial intelligence (AI) solutions, today announced it has made a $12,000.00 donation to the Astros Foundation and the Astros Youth Academy, with $500.00 donated for every homerun hit over the prominent Beyond Limits sign on the left-field wall this 2019 season. A total of 24 homeruns were hit over the sign, with slugger Alex Bregman in the lead with 6 homeruns. Jose Altuve scored 4, with contributions from other Astros including George Springer with 3, Aledmys Diaz and Yordan Alvarez with 2 apiece, and Yuli GurrielTony KempJosh Reddick, and Robinson Chirinos with 1 homer each.

 

Beyond Limits donates $500 for every homer hit over its left-field banner to Astros Foundation and Astros MLB Youth Academy.

 

The Astros Foundation is the official 501(c)(3) team charity of the Houston Astros. They seek to harness the passion of baseball fans to support youth baseball and softball programs, the recognition/honor of the nation’s military, childhood cancer awareness and efforts to reduce homelessness. Their cornerstone initiatives include the Community Leaders program, the Astros MLB Youth Academy and the Astros RBI Program (Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities).

The Astros MLB Youth Academy provides free baseball and softball leagues, instructional camps, tutoring, and career development resources for kids ages 7-17. The Astros MLB Youth Academy also offers critical social services for local youth, including education, sports involvement, and career development.

 

 

Pictured: Trey Fleming – Global Client Executive & Sports Science Business Leader at Beyond Limits (left); Twila Carter – Executive Director, Astros Foundation (right)

 

“As a corporate sponsor of the Houston Astros we are proud to support the valuable work they do for the Houston community through the Astros Youth Academy (AYA),” said Trey Fleming, Global Client Executive & Sports Science Business Leader at Beyond Limits. “The life lessons young players learn through the AYA will follow them far beyond the baseball or softball diamond, and in many cases will directly contribute to their success on and off the field.”

 

About Beyond Limits

Beyond Limits is a full-stack Artificial Intelligence engineering company creating advanced software solutions that go beyond conventional AI. Founded in 2014, Beyond Limits is transforming proven technologies from Caltech and NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory into advanced AI solutions, hardened to industrial strength, and put to work for forward-looking companies on earth. Beyond Limits leverages this unparalleled innovation portfolio, along with proprietary cognitive technologies, to help companies solve tough, complex, mission-critical problems and transform their business. We apply a unique hybrid approach to AI, combining numeric AI techniques like machine learning with higher order symbolic AI and expert human knowledge to deliver intuitive cognitive reasoning and information. The result is faster, better decisions that reduce risk and increase revenue. For more information, please visit www.beyond.ai.

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