Company Profile

Descartes Labs

For using satellite images to make startlingly accurate predictions about the world.

Reservoirs in Borneo, Malaysia, created by Bakun Dam. Image from the Descartes Labs Sentinel-1 SAR composite.
Industry
Environmental Services
Location
Los Alamos, New Mexico
Year Founded
2014
Company Size
11-50 employees
Data as of Publication on Jun 13, 2017

Defy Ventures

For turning ex-convicts into successful entrepreneurs.

Defy Ventures graduates.
Industry
Business Products & Services
Location
New York City, New York
Year Founded
2010
Company Size
11-50 employees
Data as of Publication on Jun 13, 2017

Lemonade

An artificial intelligence-powered insurance company offering a variety of types of insurance in the U.S. and abroad.

Daniel Schreiber, co-founder and CEO with Shai Wininger, co-founder and President, Lemonade.
Industry
Insurance
Location
New York, New York
Leadership
Daniel Schreiber
Year Founded
2015
Data as of Publication on Jun 13, 2017
Inc. Honors
Inc. Best Workplaces
2021
We've built our offices to be a home away from home. Employees can walk to the office, catch a waft of patchouli from a candle, grab a glass of cold brew on tap and some fresh fruit, and then go to their desk. We measure employees by their daily contribution and attitude, not their title. We believe constant communication is key, and there are no rules on whom you can talk to. We're open, direct, transparent and brutally honest. We share both our achievements and our failures, because we believe failure provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and learn.
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Inc. Best in Business
Insurance (2020)

A registered public-benefit corporation, Lemonade is the first company to use A.I. to streamline insurance buying on a large scale. The company's platform allows customers to customize insurance policies and expedites the process of filing claims. Lemonade built a giveback mechanism into its premium payments. Once a year, the company donates up to 40 percent of money not used for claims to a charity chosen by users.

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