Arkangel AI first place Everis Global Awards of +2,200 companies and 10 countries
The Colombian startup Arkangel AI has won the Everis Global 2020 Award for its artificial intelligence software that allows to detect, quickly and accurately, pathologies such as Malaria, Covid-19 and other 19 diseases of high prevalence in Latin America.
A software that quickly detects diseases such as malaria or COVID-19, wins the everis Colombia 2020 Award. Arkangel AI, winner of the Award, will represent Colombia in the international phase of the everis 2020 Awards.
Laura Velázquez, President and co-founder of Arkangel AI, has expressed that “56% of the deaths that happen in the world today are caused by diseases that we can cure, but are not being detected in time. Our software is 20 times faster, 10 times more scalable, 5 times cheaper, and 95% accurate. We are currently running pilot tests in 30 hospitals in Colombia with a population of more than 5 million people”.
Noemí Sanín, President of Global Everis Foundation
The everis Award encourages and supports innovative proposals with high social impact and technological base within the following categories: new business models in the digital economy, biotechnology and health and industrial technologies.
Stanford Denning Co-Director, John Etchemendy
This year, the call received +2,000 projects from 10 countries around the world. The winner gets specialized mentoring from i-deals (everis Group), EU 60,000 in non-equity investment and EUR 10,000 in consulting from Everis Group.
First time a Latin American company has won in the last 19 years and 2.
- First time a company founded by a woman has won.
Laura Velasquez and Jose Zea, Co-Founders of Arkangel AI
“We make available to entrepreneurs all the capabilities we have at everis to support them. The global component is undoubtedly a great attraction and of great value, as it allows entrepreneurs to meet and interact with peers in Latin America and Europe,” said Noemi Sanin, President of everis Global Foundation.
Here are some of the articles published about this great milestone
Press-release Everis Colombia 2020: A software that quickly detects diseases such as malaria or COVID-19, wins the everis Colombia 2020s Award
Press-release Everis Global 2020: An algorithm for early detection of Covid-19 in remote areas wins the everis global 2020 Award
Article Acis (Colombian Association of Systems Engineers): Colombian disease detection startup is the winner of the everis - Bogota Chamber of Commerce 2020s Awards
Article Valora Analitik: These are the most positive news of the day in Colombia and the world + Arkangel AI
Article Estamos en línea Portal: Colombian startups compete in the Everis Awards
Article Estamos en Bluradio: Orgullo Pais Colombianos Crean Algoritmo que Detecta de Forma Temprana el Covid-19 la Malaria
Watch Laura Velasquez’s 1 minute pitch
You can watch the final of the event in this link of youtube Hugs,