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Findability Sciences Named Microenterprise Business of the Year

Boston-based firm is empowering enterprises to utilize Artificial Intelligence to solve critical business challenges
Release Date: 
Friday, April 29, 2022
Release Number: 
22-10
Contact: 
norman.eng@sba.gov, 202-853-5792

BOSTON – The Small Business Administration (SBA) has named Findability Sciences the 2022 Microenterprise Business of the Year for Massachusetts.

Findability Sciences earned the recognition as a global provider of enterprise Artificial Intelligence solutions, demonstrating exponential sales growth in sectors such as manufacturing, telecom, retail, professional services, financial services, and government.

As a first-generation immigrant entrepreneur, Mr. Anand Mahurkar has demonstrated an inspirational spirit to succeed,” said District Director Robert Nelson. “Through persistence, hard work and expertise with technology and innovation – Anand’s story is a remarkable example of the entrepreneurial spirit.  “

Hailing from a small town in India, CEO and Founder Anand Mahurkar started Findability Sciences to empower enterprises to harness the power of AI to solve critical business challenges. 

Findability.ai is an award-winning proprietary platform which combines machine learning, computer vision and natural language processing to help enterprises accelerate their use of AI, enabling customers to build their own data science capability.   Financial Times recognized Findability Sciences as one of the fastest-growing companies in the U.S. in 2021.  

"I am happy, humbled, and excited to receive this award on behalf of Findability Sciences," said Founder & CEO Anand Mahurkar. “The win for Findability Sciences further showcases the power of AI and its ability to help organizations remain relevant and profitable as the technology arms race heats up.  Also, I am so proud of the entire Findability Sciences team – a group of innovative and creative professionals who have been instrumental in fostering the success of our company.”

Known as an expert in Big Data and Contextual Data Technologies, Anand has built a well-respected 30-year career in the innovation and technology sector.  He has served on the IBM Watson Ecosystem Partner Advisory Board and named a Big Data Hero for IBM Big Data Magazine in 2014.  Mahurkar has also served as a member of the Forbes Technology Council – an invitation-only community of leading Tech Visionaries who contribute to thought leadership content in Forbes magazine.   

The company received a Paycheck Protection Program forgivable loan in 2021 to support pandemic recovery. 

Mahurkar will be honored at the annual SBA Massachusetts Small Business Week Awards event on Thursday, May 5th, 2022 at the Newton Marriott

 

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About the U.S. Small Business Administration
The U.S. Small Business Administration makes the American dream of business ownership a reality. As the only go-to resource and voice for small businesses backed by the strength of the federal government, the SBA empowers entrepreneurs and small business owners with the resources and support they need to start and grow their businesses. It delivers services to people through an extensive network of SBA field offices and partnerships with public and private organizations. To learn more, visit www.sba.gov.