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Yobe develops artificial intelligence powered algorithmic software that enables studio level audio manipulation in a downloadable and/or SaaS application. The Company has designed a portfolio of intelligent audio technologies for both speech and multi media content with applications for: voice authentication, mobile devices, telecommunications, VoIP, audio equipment, gaming, streaming media, bandwidth reduction, and hearing aids.

HQBoston, US

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Employees (est.) (Oct 2019)16(+7%)

Key People/Management at Yobe

Kenneth Sutton

Kenneth Sutton

Co-Founder, CEO
Hamid Nawab

Hamid Nawab

Co-Founder, Chief Scientist
James Fairley

James Fairley

Co-Founder, Senior Advisor
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Yobe Office Locations

Yobe has an office in Boston
Boston, US (HQ)
745 Atlantic Ave
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Yobe Financials and Metrics

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Yobe total Funding

$1.8 m

Yobe latest funding size

$1.80 m

Time since last funding

a year ago

Yobe investors

Yobe's latest funding round in May 2018 was reported to be $1.8 m. In total, Yobe has raised $1.8 m
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Yobe Online and Social Media Presence

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Yobe News and Updates

Introduction of hermetic storage reduces food loss in Yobe

ABUJA – A training carried out by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in Yobe State, North East Nigeria, has improved methods of food storage after the harvest season.read more

Yobe uses AI and microphones to isolate voices in a crowd

Smart assistants and voice-enabled speakers are more popular now than ever before. About 47.3 million U.S. adults have access to a smart speaker, according to Voicebot.ai, and just over half of smartphone owners — 52 percent — report that they use voice assistants on their mobile devices. But popula…

Yobe Blogs

Accelerating innovation: transforming voice-based products for the future

Voice is everywhere and being integrated into devices all around us, from voice-activated alarm clocks to voice-controlled vacuum cleaners! As this market grows, cutting-edge voice devices need to be scalable, based on a proven foundation and widely supported by a broad software ecosystem. Chris Sho…

Voice Interface: The Touchscreen of the Next Century

How AI and Signal Processing Came Together to Track the DNA of Sound With its compelling tagline, “Signal processing that thinks,” Boston, Mass.-based startup Yobe Inc. has created software that can accurately track a voice’s “DNA” in any auditory environment, opening up exciting possibilities in a …

Yobe Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Yobe founded?

    Yobe was founded in 2012.

  • Who are Yobe key executives?

    Yobe's key executives are Kenneth Sutton, Hamid Nawab and James Fairley.

  • How many employees does Yobe have?

    Yobe has 16 employees.

  • Who are Yobe competitors?

    Competitors of Yobe include Bitbar, AllianceTek and Sencha.

  • Where is Yobe headquarters?

    Yobe headquarters is located at 745 Atlantic Ave, Boston.

  • Where are Yobe offices?

    Yobe has an office in Boston.

  • How many offices does Yobe have?

    Yobe has 1 office.