Quid Inc.

Quid, Inc. is a private software and services company, specializing in text-based data analysis. Quid software can read millions of documents (eg news articles, blog posts, company profiles, and patents) and offers insight by organizing that content visually. [2]

Quid Market Landscapes to Analyze Investment Trends, Gain Competitive Intelligence, and Map Innovation. [3] It has since expanded ict customer base [4] to serve wide corporations in healthcare, consulting, finance, industrials, consumer goods, advertising / marketing, as well as government organisms.

In 2013, Quid Was named by Fast Company as one of the World’s Top 10 Most Innovative companies in Big Data . [5] In 2016, World Economic Forum presented with their Technology Pioneers award [6] and IDC ( International Data Corporation ) named a Top Innovator for the 2016 US Financial Compliance and Risk Analytics Market. [7]

The company is based in San Francisco with offices in New York City and London . [8]

Customers

The media HAS Cited a handful of notable Quid Including customers the Boston Consulting Group, [9] the Department of Defense, [10] the UN Global Pulse [11] + [12] various political campaigns, [13] [14] and the Knight Foundation. [15]

Applications

The Press

Quid is often used by publications for its data analysis and visualizations. For example, Fast Company (magazine) leveraged Quid to pick its annual Most Innovative Companies list. [16]

Other examples include Fortune analyzing VC funding trends, [17] The Atlantic reporting coincidences collected by a University of Cambridge professor, [18] VentureBeat analyzing the media’s backlash of Uber, [19] Wired diving into the language used at Presidential party conventions, 19] 20] and more from outlets Such as The Economist, [21] the New York Times [22] Forbes, [23] and the San Francisco Chronicle. [24]

Criticism

In 2010, TechCrunch asked: “Do you have the most pretentious website of any startup?” [25] The jab followed a debate on Quora discussing the website’s use of Latin, arcane typefaces, and an overly academic tone. The company has since updated its website.

References

  1. Jump up^ “Quid Emerges From YouNoodle, Delve Into Data on Private Firms” . Bloomberg News . Sep 14, 2010 . Retrieved 2016-01-01 .
  2. Jump up^ “The Future of Re Search” . Tip of the Spear . Retrieved 2016-02-23 .
  3. Jump up^ “Can an Algorithm Spot the Next Google?” . MIT Technology Review . Retrieved 2014-04-11 .
  4. Jump up^ “Quid Raises $ 39M More to Visualize Complex Ideas” . TechCrunch . 2015-03-19 . Retrieved 2016-09-12 .
  5. Jump up^ “2013 Most Innovative Companies” . Fast Company . Retrieved 2016-11-07 .
  6. Jump up^ “Introducing the Pioneers Technology 2016” . World Economic Forum . Retrieved 2016-11-05 .
  7. Jump up^ “IDC Innovators for the 2016 US Financial Compliance and Risk Analytics Market” . International Data Corporation . 2016-05-18 . Retrieved 2016-11-05 .
  8. Jump up^ “Quid Expands – will open New Office in London” . 2016-06-20 . Retrieved 2016-11-05 .
  9. Jump up^ “The Start-Up Quiet Inking Million-Dollar Deals” . CNBC . 2015-03-16 . Retrieved 2016-11-06 .
  10. Jump up^ “The Pentagon Reboots Its Silicon Valley Outpost” . Bloomberg News. 2016-06-08 . Retrieved 2016-11-06 .
  11. Jump up^ “News Media Analysis of SDG Summit Through New Partnership with Quid” . United Nations Global Pulse . 2015-10-02 . Retrieved 2016-11-06.
  12. Jump up^ “Online Data and Child Marriage” . United Nations Global Pulse . 2016-06-01 . Retrieved 2016-11-06 .
  13. Jump up^ “How big data analysts are counting is your vote” . Financial Times .
  14. Jump up^ “Meet Quid, The Silicon Valley Big Data Analytics Startup That Hopes To Shake Up The 2016 Presidential Race” . International Business Times . 2015-07-21 . Retrieved 2016-11-03 .
  15. Jump up^ “A Fascinating Look Inside Those 1.1 Million Open-Internet Comments” . NPR . 2014-08-12 . Retrieved 2016-11-03 .
  16. Jump up^ “How Fast Picked Company 2016’s Most Innovative Companies” . Fast Company . 2016-02-16 . Retrieved 2016-11-05 .
  17. Jump up^ “Where $ 64.5B in VC funding went last year” . Fortune . 2015-07-02 . Retrieved 2016-11-05 .
  18. Jump up^ “The Most Common Kinds of Coincidences” . The Atlantic . 2016-05-06 . Retrieved 2016-11-05 .
  19. Jump up^ “Uber’s black week: Media focused too much on threat to journalists”. VentureBeat . 2014-11-22 . Retrieved 2016-11-05 .
  20. Jump up^ “Science does not make a great showing at party’s convention” . Wired . 2016-07-29 . Retrieved 2016-11-05 .
  21. Jump up^ “Million-dollar babies” . The Economist . 2016-04-02 . Retrieved 2016-11-05 .
  22. Jump up^ “The promise of artificial intelligence unfolds in small steps” . The New York Times . 2016-02-28 . Retrieved 2016-11-05 .
  23. Jump up^ “Artificial Intelligence paves the way for ambient intelligence” . Forbes. 2015-05-14 . Retrieved 2016-11-05 .
  24. Jump up^ “What happens when you analyze the Beard Awards nominees’ menus?. San Francisco Chronicle . 2016-05-03 . Retrieved 2016-11-05 .
  25. Jump up^ “Does Quid Have The Most Pretentious Website of Any Startup Ever?”. TechCrunch . 2010-09-17 . Retrieved 2016-11-08 .