H2O.ai is the open source leader in AI and automatic machine learning with Driverless AI.

H2O.ai's mission is to democratize AI for all. It is transforming the use of AI with software with its category-creating visionary open source machine learning platform, H2O.

H2O.ai was founded in 2011 by Cliff Click and SriSatish Ambati. The company is headquartered in Mountain View, California with offices in New York, Toronto & Prague.

The H2O project aims to develop an analytical interface for cloud computing, providing users with tools for data analysis. The software is open-source and freely distributed. The company receives fees for providing customer service and customized extensions. More than 14,000 companies use open-source H2O in mission-critical use cases for Finance, Insurance, Healthcare, Retail, Telco, Sales, and Marketing.

H2O.ai recently launched Driverless AI that uses AI to do AI in order to provide an easier, faster and effective means of implementing data science.


H2O.ai partners with leading technology companies such as NVIDIA, IBM, AWS, Azure and Google and is proud of its growing customer base which includes Capital One, Progressive Insurance, Comcast, Walgreens and PayPal.

The H2O software can be run on conventional operating-systems: Microsoft Windows (7 or later), Mac OS X (10.9 or later), and Linux (Ubuntu 12.04 ; RHEL/CentOS 6 or later), It also runs on big-data systems, particularly Apache Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS), several popular versions: Cloudera (5.1 or later), MapR (3.0 or later), and Hortonworks (HDP 2.1 or later). It also operates on cloud computing environments, for example using Amazon EC2, Google Compute Engine, and Microsoft Azure. The H2O Sparkling Water software is Databricks-certified on Apache Spark.

H2O.ai is backed by Goldman Sachs, Wells Fargo, Nexus Venture Partners, Ping An Global Voyager Fund, Barclays Investment Bank and many others. The company raised $72.5M in its latest funding of a "Series D" round on Aug 20, 2019. This new financing brings H2O.ai's total funding to $146.1M to-date.


In February 2018, Gartner named H2O.ai, as a Leader in the 2018 Magic Quadrant for Data Science and Machine Learning Platforms.



  • Year founded: 2011
  • Funding Info: $146.1M in 6 Funding Rounds (Last Funding Type: Series D)
  • Yearly Revenue: $30M-$40M (2018)
  • Employee Size: 51-200
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: Mountain View
  • State: California
  • Country: United States
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