“Above the Trend Line”

In new funding news, we learned … Zorroa Corp., the company behind the first search and analysis platform able to automatically extract intelligence from visual assets and apply insights to data-driven business processes, has closed a $7M funding round. The round was led by Gradient Ventures, Google’s AI-focused, early-stage venture fund with participation from a [...]

Media Mention / 30 Jul 2018

The Funded: 14 Bay Area startups raise over $700M in new funding

More than $700 million in funding was raised by 14 Bay Area companies that disclosed deals at midweek. Here are the details on that and other latest venture news: Zorroa Corp., Berkeley, $7 million: Gradient Ventures led the seed round for this visual search and analysis platform provider.

Media Mention / 25 Jul 2018

Visual Search Company Zorroa Receives $7M in Funding

Zorroa Corp., a Berkeley, CA-based search and analysis platform able to automatically extract intelligence from visual assets and apply insights to data-driven business processes, closed a $7M funding round. The round was led by Gradient Ventures, Google’s AI-focused, early-stage venture fund, with participation from a number of strategic partners. The company intends to use the [...]

Media Mention / 24 Jul 2018

Visual Search Innovator Zorroa Receives $7M Funding From Gradient Ventures And Strategic Enterprise Partners

BERKELEY, Calif., July 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Zorroa Corp. the company behind the first search and analysis platform able to automatically extract intelligence from visual assets and apply insights to data-driven business processes, has closed a $7M funding round. The round was led by Gradient Ventures, Google’s AI-focused, early-stage venture fund with participation from a [...]

Press Release / 24 Jul 2018

Hiring for Success - Growing our Diverse Team at Zorroa

Zorroa is growing fast. We’ve gone from four employees to sixteen in under six months, and we’re not stopping any time soon. And we want to ensure that as we grow and bring on board new staff that we do it in a way that builds a team that reflects the diverse strengths of our [...]

Article / 02 Jul 2018

Leverage the value in your current DAM

When first talking to potential clients, one of the common questions we receive is, “What about our current asset management system?” The concern behind that question is evident, since it can usually be restated as, “What about all the time and effort we’ve already invested in organizing and tracking our assets?” Don't worry, it's not [...]

Technical, Zorroa Platform / 30 May 2018

Meeting Up with Amber Sawaya

In January, Amber Sawaya, Zorroa’s EVP of UX & Product, was invited to speak to a sold-out crowd at an SLC Graphic Designers MeetUp. At the SLC Graphic Designers MeetUp Let's give you some background on Amber. Ten years ago, Amber Sawaya founded, and was a partner at, her own design and technology consulting firm. [...]

Article / 28 Feb 2018

User-centered design matters. Especially when missiles are involved.

Zorroa is led by a design-centric approach to our product. We know that working with deep machine learning and millions of assets can be daunting — so we really focus on client feedback and user friendliness in our Curator. We know that user interface design matters.  Last month's missile scare in the state of Hawaii [...]

Article / 19 Feb 2018

Flow

  Zorroa is growing and is actively looking for ways to protect the valuable work its team is doing. To help keep this level of respect for each other's time and work, we've started this internal document to allow all the Zorroa team members (new and seasoned) to have the space to learn, produce, and [...]

Article / 19 Jan 2018

An Example Processor

In previous posts I did quick introductions to the Zorroa Platform, and to the Curator, the platform's web based front end. Today I'll do a quick overview of a Zorroa Processor. Processors are the building blocks of the import pipeline. They are basically plugins that can be written in Java or Python, and they can [...]

Technical, Zorroa Platform / 14 Dec 2017