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Artificial Intelligence: Overview

Our leader and disruptor lists for each theme are based on our analysts’ in-depth knowledge of the theme and the players involved in that theme. These are based on subjective opinions supported by research and analysis.Leader lists take into account global market share, position in the value chain and ability to react to emerging, disruptive trends.Disruptor lists take into account funding, strategic partnerships and the track record of the management team.

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Artificial intelligence (AI) refers to software-based systems that use data inputs to make decisions on their own or that help users make decisions. Within five years, the deployment of AI will be essential to the survival of companies of all shapes and size across all sectors.

Thematic Framework for Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence

Thematic Scorecards

Our thematic screens rank companies within a sector on the basis of overall technology leadership in the ten themes that matter most to their industry, generating a leading indicator of future growth.

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Deal Trends in Artificial Intelligence: Q2 2019 - Q2 2021

GlobalData's Artificial Intelligence deal tracker monitors deals involving Artificial Intelligence or similar technologies over the past nine quarters.

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6,980 Venture Financing

Total Value: $123.5B
YOY Change: 69.8%

1,343 Acquisition

Total Value: $227.9B
YOY Change: -44.1%

824 Equity Offering

Total Value: $121.3B
YOY Change: -30.2%

332 Private Equity

Total Value: $69.6B
YOY Change: 31.6%

124 Asset Transaction

Total Value: $11.3B
YOY Change: -18.0%

97 Debt Offering

Total Value: $134.1B
YOY Change: 17.3%

92 Merger

Total Value: $47.0B
YOY Change: -26.6%

12 Licensing Agreement

Total Value: $555.0M
YOY Change: 809.1%

11 Grant

Total Value: $4.5M
YOY Change: -100%

612 Partnership

Total Value: $8.6B


Patent Publication Trends in Artificial Intelligence: 2001 - 2021

To best track the emergence and use of Artificial Intelligence in technologies, GlobalData tracks patents filings and grants as well as companies that hold most patents in the field of Artificial Intelligence. The patents tracker monitors the patents filings and grants over the past two decades.

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Top Holders of Patents in Artificial Intelligence: 2001 - 2021

GlobalData's patent ownership data monitors the companies that hold most Artificial Intelligence patents.

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Top Holders of Patents: Pre-COVID-19 (Filing Year 2018 - 2019)

GlobalData's patent ownership data monitors the patent applicants in the sector before the COVID-19 outbreak.

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Top Holders of Patents: Post-COVID-19 (Filing Year 2020 - H1 2021)

GlobalData's patent ownership data monitors the patent applicants in the sector after the COVID-19 outbreak.

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Artificial Intelligence Versus Top 5 Themes: Mentions in Company Filings, 2016 - 2021

GlobalData tracks thousands of companies and their annual and quarterly filings. Our analysis compares Artificial Intelligence mentions in those filings with other top themes in filings data over the past five years.

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Top 10 Companies with Artificial Intelligence Mentions in Company Filings: 2016 - 2021

GlobalData tracks which companies mention Artificial Intelligence in filings most over the past five years.

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Job Trends in Artificial Intelligence: Last 90 Days

GlobalData monitors live company job postings mentioning Artificial Intelligence or those requiring related skills. Our analysis tracks job postings by companies mentioning Artificial Intelligence over the recent past. Artificial Intelligence jobs tracker looks at jobs posted, closed and active.

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Most Active Companies with Artificial Intelligence Jobs: Last 90 Days

GlobalData's jobs tracker lists companies with most Artificial Intelligence jobs posted in the recent past.

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Social Media Activity on Artificial Intelligence: Last 1 Year

GlobalData tracks the mentions of Artificial Intelligence by pre-identified influencers on Twitter. The graph indicates the volume of tweets and influencers mentioning Artificial Intelligence through recent months.

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Leading Companies in Artificial Intelligence

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Latest Artificial Intelligence Innovations

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Simility, an Adaptive Fraud Prevention Platform
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The Sift Science Digital Trust Platform, One Solution for Detection and Prevention of Fraud
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