Vicarious is an artificial intelligence company that uses the computational principles of the brain to build software that can process visual information, think and learn like a human. The Company builds a unified algorithmic architecture to achieve human-level intelligence in vision, language and motor control. Vicarious' focus is on visual perception problems such as recognition, segmentation and scene parsing. 
Company Growth (employees)
San Francisco, US
Size (employees)
48 (est)+3%
Vicarious was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in San Francisco, US

Key People at Vicarious

Dileep George

Dileep George

Scott Phoenix

Scott Phoenix

Wolfgang Lehrach

Wolfgang Lehrach

Ken Kansky

Ken Kansky

Charlotte Bowell

Charlotte Bowell

Director of Operations
Bhaskara Marthi

Bhaskara Marthi


Vicarious Office Locations

Vicarious has an office in San Francisco

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Vicarious's latest funding round in July 2017 was reported to be $50 m. In total, Vicarious has raised $177 m

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Vicarious News and Updates

Vicarious gets another $50 million to expand its research team and build smarter robots

 Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg might not be able to agree about much when it comes to AI these days, but the pair do seem to see the same potential in Vicarious, a startup applying unsupervised learning techniques to robots. Musk and Zuckerberg were two of the early backers of Vicarious. The startup…

Khosla Ventures leads $50 million investment in Vicarious’ AI tech

Vicarious, which is working on narrowing the gap between human and artificial intelligence, announced today that it has raised $50 million in a round led by Khosla Ventures. The Union City, California-based startup is using computational neuroscience to build better machine learning models that help…

Artificial General Intelligence: What Vicarious, Kindred, And Numenta Are Working On

The artificial intelligence deals tracker page highlights all the major industries AI is transforming, from healthcare and entertainment to cybersecurity and HR tech. However, the AI algorithms used today — called “narrow AI” — are trained for very specific tasks, like engaging … Continued

Vicarious Wants To Create Human-Level Artificial Intelligence

Impossible. Crazy. Dangerous. Scott Phoenix, founder of Vicarious, knows that people are scared and skeptical of human-level artificial intelligence. But he's building it anyway because he believes smart machines could one day cure cancer, create new forms of energy, and solve virtually every prob…

The brothers who started Vicarious Visions have created a new game studio

Game industry veterans Guha and Karthik Bala have formed a new independent game studio called Velan Studios in New York. The Bala brothers are best known for starting Vicarious Visions, an Activision-owned game studio that grew to more than 150 employees. That company worked on more than 100 games, …

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