Recogni is a developer of an AI vision cognition system designed to assist autonomous vehicles.

Recogni's mission is to design a vison-oriented artificial intelligence system from the ground up.

Recogni was founded in 2017 by R K Anand and Eugene Feinberg, with support from Ashwini Choudhary, Valerie C., and Gilles Backhus. The company is headquartered in San Jose, California, with an office in Germany.


Recogni's AI-powered vision cognition module (VCM) will address the challenges of autonomous vehicle design and deployment. The company unleashes new capabilities in perception processing.


Recogni's novel Vision Cognition Module (VCM), based on a custom ASIC, is capable of running deep-learning networks with amazing efficiency. This purpose-built solution can enable a car to detect small objects at long distances while consuming minimal battery power.


Recogni is backed by WRVI Capital, GreatPoint Ventures, Toyota AI Ventures, BMW i Ventures, Mayfield Fund, Continental, Robert Bosch Venture Capital and others. The company raised $48.9M in Series B round on Feb 17, 2021. This brings Recogni's total funding to $73.9M to date.



  • Year founded: 2017
  • Funding Info: $73.9M over 2 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Series B)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 11-50
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: San Jose
  • State: California
  • Country: United States
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