SparkCognition is an award-winning machine learning technology company that develops artificial intelligence systems focusing on defense, IIoT, and finance.

SparkCognition uses AI to analyze, optimize, and learn from customers’ data to predict future outcomes, optimize processes, and ostensibly prevent cyberattacks. 

SparkCognition was founded in 2013 by Amir Husain. The company is based in Austin, Texas, with an office in Dubai, UAE.


SparkCognition provides a range of services developed to overcome particular data science hurdles in organizations. For instance, the company’s Darwin tool abstracts away many of the steps in developing and maintaining AI models, including data preparation and cleansing.


SparkCognition's DeepArmor leverages AI to attempt to mitigate executable-based cyberattacks. Meanwhile, the company’s DeepNLP service automates workflows of unstructured data to simplify tasks like information retrieval, document classification, and analytics.


SparkCognition’s SparkPredict and Ensemble are AI-powered asset management and predictive maintenance platforms, built to detect suboptimal production yields and equipment failures proactively.


SparkCognition is backed by Verizon Ventures, March Capital, Temasek, US Department of Energy, AEI Horizon X, Doha Venture Capital, B. Riley Venture Capital, CME Ventures, and others. The company raised $123M in Series D round on Jan 25, 2022. This brings SparkCognition's total funding to $286.2M to date. The latest round mints SparkCognition a unicorn with a valuation of $1.4B post-money.



  • Year founded: 2013
  • Funding Info: $286.2M over 6 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Series D)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 201-500
  • Business Valuation: Valued at $1.4B as of Jan 25, 2022
  • City/Town: Austin
  • State: Texas
  • Country: United States
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