Passionate about humanity
The idea was born
Abu and Vedad met on Quora and started discussing different topics related to AI and the future of humanity. They worked on a few small projects together and later decided to start working on an initiative that will gather a group of scientists building remarkable technology solutions. With exponential growth, their passion became a company.
Gaining industry attention
Companies and organizations started approaching us for potential partnerships, investors started calling us and showing interest in our work and GliaLab started gaining a lot of attention in the media - calling Vedad and Abu the next Jobs and Wozniak.
Startup of the Year
After being nominated for awards like the Chicago Innovation Awards and our founder winning the Fifty for the Future award by the Illinois Technology Foundation, GliaLab wins the award for the Startup of the Year in the „Best AI Solution“ category at the Central European Startup Awards in Serbia.
Executive team starts to grow
After hearing about their success and meeting the founders, Chris Mone, a businessman, entrepreneur and a private investor, joins GliaLab as Principal and Head of Corporate Strategy. Prior to joining GliaLab, while working at a large global publicly traded firm, Chris was responsible for the more than $150 million in revenue and $27 billion in assets.
Development team is growing as well
After publishing our first ad on Angellist, within the first week, we received over 300 applications from talented individuals around the world coming from prestigious universities, research institutes and companies like NASA, Tesla and Microsoft.
With a goal of providing radiologist with a highly accurate diagnostic tool to identify and properly classify breast cancer from mammography images, GliaLab’s algorithms achieved a 91% accuracy rate.
Eager to change the world
Out of 683 interested companies and institutions around the world, GliaLab, alongside other great entities and research labs, has been selected by the IBM Watson AI XPRIZE team to develop and use artificial intelligence (AI) technologies to tackle some of the world’s greatest challenges.
Google CEO, Sundar Pichai, plays a short movie and talks about our co-founder Abu Qader and our mission during his keynote speech at the Google's annual developer conference in San Francisco showcasing innovative AI, web, mobile, and enterprise applications and open-source technologies such as Android, Chrome, APIs etc. This was later also endorsed by Eric Schmidt via social media, Executive Chairman of Alphabet, Inc.
Powering our team
GliaLab is selected by NVIDIA as a partner for Inception Program nurturing dedicated and exceptional startups who are revolutionizing industries with advances in AI and data science. NVIDIA will be providing our company with cutting-edge resources for AI, data science and deep learning and supporting our team during critical stages of product development and deployment.
GliaLab’s co-founder and CTO spoke at the TEDxTeen event at the iconic O2 arena in London and delivered an inspirational speech about machine learning, healthcare problems in third world countries and breast cancer misdiagnosis.
Growing with innovation
GliaLab team has officially launched the GliaX R&D division that will be recruiting some of the most talented developers in the industry and developing diverse medtech solutions for healthcare - tackling some of the world’s most complex problems with innovation and next-gen technology.
Our humanitarian spirit
GliaLab co-founder was invited by Deputy Director of Petnica Science Center for an invite-only meeting at their research center with Ian H.S. Riseley, President of Rotary International, and other notable invited members, presidents and district governors, where they discussed their projects, successful work with Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation on the eradication of polio, healthcare and other problems in the world, and means to solving them.
Sharing our expertise
GliaLab’s co-founder and CTO spoke at the O’Reilly Artificial Intelligence Conference with Peter Norvig, a director of research at Google and previous head of the Computational Sciences division at the NASA Ames Research Center where he also received the NASA Exceptional Achievement Award in 2001. Other notable speakers at the conference include founders and leaders from companies like Pinterest, Algorithmia, Autodesk, Microsoft, Amazon, Cardiogram, Intel etc.
After being selected among the most promising startups by Future X Healthcare, startup awards initiated by Roche, GliaLab wins two awards at the Central European Startup Awards 2017 in Serbia for „Startup of the Year" and „Best AI Startup“.
Sharing our vision
Invited by the non-profit Foundation established by H.R.H. Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, our co-founder spoke at the MiSK Global Forum 2017 in Riyadh with other notable speakers like Bill Gates, co-founder of the Microsoft Corporation, Allen Blue, co-founder of LinkedIn, Arif Naqvi, CEO at Abraaj Group, Adam Aron, CEO and President at AMC Entertainment, Abdulla Elyas, co-founder of Careem, Princess Reema bint Bandar, Vice president of women’s affairs at the General Sports Authority etc.