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API for Ground Truth Data

Scale's leading data annotation API combines machine-learning and humans to solve annotating training data for the industry's largest self-driving and computer vision companies including Cruise, Alphabet, Voyage, nuTonomy, Embark, DriveAI, Starsky and more.

Scale is a Y-Combinator 2016 company, raising a $4.5M funding round in May 2017 led by Accel with the participation of notable angel investors including Charlie Cheever, co-founder of Quora and Ilya Sukhar, co-founder of Parse and general partner at Matrix.

Scale's team consists of industry veterans from Dropbox, Google, Palantir, Quora, OpenAI and others.

About Alex Wang

Scale was founded by Alexandr Wang, an MIT college dropout, national programming competitor and former engineering manager at Quora.

After being a teenage tech lead at Quora, Alex founded Scale, becoming the youngest founder funded by Accel as a teenager, was recognized as Forbes 30 under 30, and is a frequent speaker at conferences including Auto AI and API Mixtape.

Building the Future of Autonomous Vehicles

  • By 2030, 380 million self-driving cars are projected to be on the road.
  • More than 12 million fully autonomous vehicles and 18 million partially autonomous are expected to be sold per year globally.
  • The autonomous vehicle market is expected to leap from $42 billion in 2025 to nearly $77 billion in 2035.
  • By 2035, autonomous vehicle features are expected to capture 25% of the new car market.
  • The autonomous vehicle industry will create an economic opportunity from $800 billion in 2035 to $7 trillion by 2050.

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