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CloudFactory is a company providing an online work platform for data-intensive processes, which allows technology companies to add human-powered features to their software platforms. It offers data annotation, computer vision, natural language processing, data processing, and other services. The company caters to education, retail, transportation, agriculture, manufacturing, and other industries.

HQReading, GB
Employee Ratings4
Overall CultureB

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Employees (est.) (Feb 2021)2,293(+2%)
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at CloudFactory

Mark Sears

Mark Sears

Founder and CEO
Cary Smith

Cary Smith

Mike Riegel

Mike Riegel

Lisbi Abraham

Lisbi Abraham

Chief Delivery Officer
Manik Dhar

Manik Dhar

Chief Revenue Officer
Keisha McKenzie

Keisha McKenzie

Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer
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CloudFactory Office Locations

CloudFactory has offices in Reading, Richmond, Durham, San Francisco and in 2 other locations
Reading, GB (HQ)
The Blade, Abbey Street
Richmond, GB
5 The Green
Nairobi, KE
Kathmandu, NP
Durham, NC, US
103 W Main St
San Francisco, CA, US
44 Montgomery, 44 Montgomery St, San Francisco
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CloudFactory Financials and Metrics

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CloudFactory total Funding

$76 m

CloudFactory latest funding size

$65 m

Time since last funding

a year ago

CloudFactory investors

CloudFactory's latest funding round in November 2019 was reported to be $65 m. In total, CloudFactory has raised $76 m
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CloudFactory Operating Metrics

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CloudFactory Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
HumanoidMarch 06, 2013
SpeakerText IncOctober 01, 2012
Digitap LLCApril 04, 2011

CloudFactory Cybersecurity Score

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CloudFactory Online and Social Media Presence

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CloudFactory Company Culture

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CloudFactory News and Updates

CloudFactory raises $65 million to prep and process data sets

Data annotation and prep startup CloudFactory has raised $65 million in a growth equity round led by FTV Capital, with participation from Weatherford.

CloudFactory Blogs

OCR and People: Your Dynamic Data-Entry Duo

In the late 1920s, a self-taught Austrian engineer named Gustav Tauschek developed a mechanical device with a photoelectric cell that used template matching to transcribe handwritten text into printed characters. His Reading Machine was a result of decades of development beginning with t…

3 Signs You Need A Managed Workforce for Data Entry

Organizations around the world rely on the quality of their data to make decisions, implement programs, develop products, and so much more. And yet, spreadsheets and the human errors associated with them are so common, costly, and even deadly that there is an organization, the European S…

3 Ways Finance Benefits from Data Entry Services

Data entry mistakes can be costly. To be exact, they can cost $6.2 billion. That’s what it cost J.P. Morgan & Chase Co. in 2012 in an incident known as one of the most costly data entry mistakes in U.S. history.

3 Common Mistakes Automation and ML Modelers Make

Automation and AI can be applied to innovate products, automate processes, and improve customer experiences, often by making predictions. Those predictions can produce tremendous value for the business but predicting the future is inherently difficult.

Data Entry Services Fuel Transformation in Legal Industry

Technology is changing how legal work gets done. Artificial intelligence is being used to perform legal research, document review, and even jury selection. Emerging technology is one of the top five trends that will shape legal practices this year, according to American Legal Magazine. A…

4 Reasons Why You Should Outsource Data Entry

The accuracy and maintenance of your data is critical to the development of your business. As companies across every industry embark on their digital transformation journeys, it’s normal to run into issues with scale and quality. After all, the amount of data being generated is massive, …
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CloudFactory Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was CloudFactory founded?

    CloudFactory was founded in 2010.

  • Who are CloudFactory key executives?

    CloudFactory's key executives are Mark Sears, Cary Smith and Mike Riegel.

  • How many employees does CloudFactory have?

    CloudFactory has 2,293 employees.

  • Who are CloudFactory competitors?

    Competitors of CloudFactory include Scale, Appen and Alegion.

  • Where is CloudFactory headquarters?

    CloudFactory headquarters is located at The Blade, Abbey Street, Reading.

  • Where are CloudFactory offices?

    CloudFactory has offices in Reading, Richmond, Durham, San Francisco and in 2 other locations.

  • How many offices does CloudFactory have?

    CloudFactory has 6 offices.