Raises $67 Million For Expansion

Financing Expands Leading Practical Artificial Intelligence Software Platform

WASHINGTONJune 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ —, a leading creator of artificial intelligence (AI) software solutions for large enterprises, announced today the closing of its first fund, Foundry Fund I. The first close of $67 million will allow Foundry to expand growth and solution creation beyond its four current businesses.

“In every global 2000 C-suite and boardroom, someone is asking the question, ‘How will AI impact our business?’,” said Ned Brody, co-founder of “Foundry’s new funding will allow us to build a significantly greater number of Practical AI businesses, creating AI solutions that focus on replicable, every-day decision improvements that drive immediate profitability inc Logo (PRNewsfoto/

“Major enterprise customers are ready to move past the hype-and-demo stage with AI. The Fund provides us the resources to deliver practical AI solutions to the Global 2000. We expect to use the Fund exclusively to support the direct development and growth of our AI enterprise SaaS products to a mature state without the requirement for additional third-party capital,” added Jim Manzi, co-founder of

Foundry has created a defined methodology for Global 2000 organizations to identify and pursue immediate applications of AI methods that will drive measurable shareholder value gains. This methodology allows Foundry to bring its existing platform and applications to bear immediately for clients. If a client has significant opportunities where Foundry hasn’t already developed a solution, Foundry can bring its existing code base, team of developers and data scientists, and its own capital to develop a new solution.

Using this methodology, Foundry has launched four businesses to date: intends to develop an ongoing stream of AI SaaS businesses that build from and extend its core AI technology platform.

About is a leading AI enterprise software studio. Foundry ideates, builds and scales AI enterprise SaaS businesses using an existing team of data scientists, software engineers and customer success consultants. For more information, visit

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