Zesty.ai Named “Best AI Startup” in 2020 Artificial Intelligence Breakthrough Awards Program

Annual Awards Program Honors Standout AI and Machine Learning Solutions and Companies

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OAKLAND, Calif., August 26, 2020 –Zesty.ai, the leading digital transformation partner for property & casualty insurance industry, today announced that it has been selected as the winner of the “Best AI Startup” award in the 2020 AI Breakthrough Awards program conducted by AI Breakthrough, a leading market intelligence organization that recognizes the top companies, technologies and products in the global Artificial Intelligence (AI) market. Zesty.ai is the only award recipient serving the property & casualty insurance industry.

As more frequent natural disasters displace families, devastate communities and result in massive financial loss, Zesty.ai makes use of artificial intelligence to better understand the impact of climate risk and provide innovative digital insurance products. Zesy.ai’s AI models serve personal and commercial lines insurance carriers, Managing General Agents (MGA), and Reinsurers to drive better results as evidenced in lower loss ratios, risk-adjusted premiums, increased market share, better reinsurance terms and an enhanced customer experience.

“2020 will be remembered as a make-or-break year for innovation. In the wake of Covid-19, many of our customers accomplished in six weeks what would have taken them years under less stressful circumstances. Successful insurance companies realized that they need to reinvent themselves with data and technology at the core,” said Attila Toth, Founder and CEO of Zesty.ai. “This award comes at an apt moment in time when coupled with a pandemic multiple large scale natural disasters, such as wildfires and hurricanes, are impacting millions of Americans. This 2020 AI Breakthrough Award serves as recognition of the value that the Zesty.ai team brings to our insurance partners to help them protect their customers during these trying times.”

The mission of the AI Breakthrough Awards is to honor excellence and recognize the innovation, hard work and success in a range of AI and machine learning related categories, including AI platforms, Deep Learning, Smart Robotics, Business Intelligence, Natural Language Processing, industry specific AI applications and many more. This year’s program attracted more than 2,750 nominations from over 15 different countries throughout the world.

Zesty.ai’s property risk analytics platform uses 200 Bn data points, including aerial imagery, weather and real estate data to understand the impact of climate risk to each and every building.  Zesty.ai leverages artificial intelligence for modeling the built environment in 3D and simulating the impact of natural disasters, such as wildfires, severe convective storms and flood events.

“Zesty.ai’s unique and innovative approach in bringing modern, advanced data and predictive models to catastrophe risk is driving “breakthrough” changes to the insurance industry,” said James Johnson, managing director, AI Breakthrough. “It’s not an easy task to standout in a crowded field of AI startups, but Zesty.ai has done a remarkable job and we are thrilled to recognize the Company in our 2020 AI Breakthrough Awards program.”

About Zesty.ai (www.zesty.ai)

Increasingly frequent natural disasters devastated communities and drove $1.5 Trillion in financial losses over the past decade.  Zesty.ai uses 200Bn data points, including aerial imagery, and artificial intelligence to enable the digital transformation of the 600-year old insurance industry by developing innovative risk products that protect homes, businesses and support thriving communities.  Zesty.ai has partnered with many leading companies helping them insure $2 trillion in real assets.   Zesty.ai was named Top 100 Most Innovative AI Company in the world by CB Insights in 2020, and Gartner Cool Vendor in Insurance by Gartner Research in 2019. For more information visit: https://www.zesty.ai/

About AI Breakthrough

Part of Tech Breakthrough, a leading market intelligence and recognition platform for global technology innovation and leadership, the AI Breakthrough Awards program is devoted to honoring excellence in Artificial Intelligence technologies, services, companies and products. The AI Breakthrough Awards provide public recognition for the achievements of AI companies and products in categories including AI Platforms, Robotics, Business Intelligence, AI Hardware, NLP, Vision, Biometrics and more. For more information visit AIBreakthroughAwards.com.

About Zesty.ai

Zesty.ai is the leading partner for property & casualty insurance companies embarking on digital transformation. The company harnesses the power of artificial intelligence on cutting-edge data sources including aerial imagery to model risk to real property. Zesty.ai leverages predictive algorithms on 130+Bn data points to understand the potential impact of natural catastrophes on individual properties with unprecedented accuracy. Insurance companies rely on these property risk insights to make smart marketing, underwriting and rating decisions.  For more information, visit https://zesty.ai.