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The Babel Street Difference

Transform data into knowledge

At Babel Street, we believe in the power of technology to create a safer, more productive world. Our mission is to empower defense, intelligence, and business operations with the capabilities they need to close the Risk-Confidence Gap and make strategic decisions with confidence. We understand that in today’s complex and rapidly evolving landscape, the gap between risk and confidence can seem insurmountable. That’s where we come in.

The Babel Street Difference - AI-powered Data Analysis

Our AI-powered data analytics solutions are designed to transform vast amounts of data into actionable intelligence, empowering our customers to identify threats, mitigate risks, and seize opportunities with unparalleled speed and precision. With Babel Street, you gain access to a comprehensive ecosystem of secure tools and trusted resources that streamline your workflow, enhance your decision-making, and help you stay ahead.  

What sets us apart? Our unwavering commitment to innovation and excellence. We don’t just provide access to content – we deliver analysis-ready data derived from ultra-rare sources in multiple languages with the power of smart search technology. Our intuitive platform requires zero training, ensuring that your team can start gleaning new insights and making informed decisions on day one.

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Our Story

Driven by the need to protect what matters most, Babel Street was founded in 2009 with a focus on purpose-driven innovation. We aim to reduce risk, improve decision-making, and contribute to a safer world by providing cutting-edge technology solutions that make the digital world accessible, understandable, and actionable.

Our Vision

Our vision is to revolutionize high-stakes decision-making by empowering those responsible for preventing and responding to crises and malicious actions with unparalleled clarity and reliable data. We are paving the way for a future where decisions are data-driven, leading to a safer and more efficient world.  

Through the models for our AI-powered data analytics solutions, we have achieved a 90% efficiency gain over the status quo in identifying threats and violence, enabling quick, actionable insights for our customers.

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Our History

Since our inception, Babel Street has grown both organically and through strategic acquisitions to be a global leader in AI-powered decision advantage. Some of our key milestones include:

  • Checkmark svg June 2020: Acquisition of social network and influence mapping company, Dunami
  • Checkmark svg July 2021: Announcement of our Board of Advisors
  • Checkmark svg August 2021: Partnership with Veritas Capital, a private equity firm
  • Checkmark svg April 2022: Appointments of Michael Southworth as CEO and Brian Daum as CFO
  • Checkmark svg December 2022: Acquisition of AI-driven Rosette text analytics platform
  • Checkmark svg January 2024: Acquisition of data products, insights, and intelligence company, Vertical Knowledge
Who We Are

Our team serves as a force multiplier for public and private sector organizations around the world

We take pride in being trusted by major brands and the public sector to dramatically improve speed to insight and drive measurable results. At the heart of it all, we believe in technological innovation as a force for good in the world.

We are committed to:

  • Checkmark svg Improving customer decision-making speed and accuracy
  • Checkmark svg Delivering game-changing insights at lightning speeds
  • Checkmark svg Uncovering threats and mitigating risks
  • Checkmark svg Solutions designed to make the world safer
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How will you use Babel Street?

At Babel Street, we're not just building cutting-edge technology – we're creating solutions designed to make the world a safer, more productive place. We invite you to join us on this journey and experience the power of closing the Risk-Confidence Gap. Contact us today to learn how Babel Street can help your organization unlock its full potential. 

“The Babel Street platform is an incredible law enforcement tool that sharpens targeted operations for police departments facing upticks in violence and recruitment and retention issues."

David P. Glaser, Major General (Ret.) U.S. Army

David P. Glaser

Major General (Ret.) U.S. Army; former Provost Marshal General of the Army

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