BrainBox AI

BrainBox AI is a provider of autonomous building technology that utilizes self-adapted AI technology to optimize the energy consumption of one of the largest climate change contributors: Buildings.

BrainBox AI uses deep learning, cloud-based computing, algorithms and a proprietary process to support a 24/7 self-operating building that requires no human intervention and enables maximum energy efficiency.

BrainBox AI was founded in 2017 by Sean Neely and Jean-Simon Venne. The company is headquartered in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.


BrainBox's AI engine supports a self-operating building that requires no human intervention. Using deep learning, cloud-based computing, and proprietary process, the company's solution autonomously optimizes existing Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) control systems for maximum impact on energy consumption.


BrainBox’s AI engine can identify patterns to isolate each zone’s habits and tendencies, as well as aggregating equations for each zone to create an overall profile.


BrainBox AI has raised $8.59M in a pre-Series A round on April 28, 2020. The financing was led by Esplanade Ventures with participation from Desjardins Capital.



  • Year founded: 2017
  • Funding Info: $8.59M over 1 Round (Funding Type: pre-Series A)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 51-200
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: Montreal
  • State: Quebec
  • Country: Canada
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