Health-tech platform RedBrick AI has scooped up a $4.6 million seed funding round led by Sequoia India and Southeast Asia’s Surge along with participation from Y Combinator and other angel investors.
RedBrick AI was backed by Y Combinator as part of the W22 batch.
The proceeds will be utilised to strengthen the engineering team in India, expand the suite of products, and power the next generation of researchers in building AI for clinical settings, RedBrick AI said in a press release.
Founded in 2021 by Shivam Sharma and Derek Lukaca, RedBrick AI builds medical imaging AI using RedBrick AI to rapidly and collaboratively build high quality training datasets. The SaaS platform offers high-performance web annotation tools for 2D and 3D data to give experts access to specialised tooling right from their browsers.
RedBrick AI offers a suite of APIs to help developers consume the annotations being created and integrate with MLOps.
RedBrick AI’s tools claim to address several challenges unique to medical data annotation, such as the complexity of existing annotation tools, quality control, and machine learning integration.
Surge launched its seventh cohort, featuring 37 founders across 15 early-stage startups in August this year.