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Dec 6, 2019 Sales Tech Star –  Rubikloud’s Solution To Help Retailers Forecast Customer Demands, Boost Sales
Oct 31, 2019 Hospitality Times –  Consumers, food waste, sustainability and AI lessons for hospitality
Oct 18, 2019 Chain Store Age –  Ending Stockouts in Today’s Omnichannel Grocery World
Oct 10, 2019 Retail Tech Innovation Hub –  Supermarkets not meeting shoppers’ sustainability expectations, Rubikloud
Oct 9, 2019 Retail Times –  UK supermarkets fail to meet shoppers’ sustainability expectations, Rubikloud reveals
Oct 9, 2019 Tokster –  82 % des consommateurs disent que les supermarchés devraient faire plus pour réduire le gaspillage et les emballages alimentaires
Oct 8, 2019 FAIRE SAVOIR FAIRE –  Votre épicier est-il vraiment vert ? Les supermarchés français ne répondent pas aux attentes de leurs clients en matière de développement durable
Oct 8, 2019 Zediet –  Les supermarchés français ne répondent pas aux attentes de leurs clients en matière de développement durable
Oct 7, 2019 The Retail Bulletin –  Green grocer? UK supermarkets fail to meet shoppers’ sustainability expectations
Oct 6, 2019 HOSPITALITY & CATERING NEWS –  Consumers, food waste, sustainability and AI lessons for hospitality
Oct 3, 2019 Digital Strategy Consulting –  How green is your grocer? UK supermarkets fail to meet shoppers’ sustainability expectations
Oct 3, 2019 Premier Construction News –  How Green is your Grocer? UK Supermarkets Fail to Meet Shoppers’ Sustainability Expectations
Oct 3, 2019 Net Imperative –  How green is your grocer? UK supermarkets fail to meet shoppers’ sustainability expectations
Sep 26, 2019 AiThority –  Rubikloud Issues 2019 Grocery Insights Data Report, Uncovering Business Opportunities for Retailers
Sep 26, 2019 Sales Tech Star –  Rubikloud Issues 2019 Grocery Insights Data Report, Uncovering Business Opportunities For Retailers
Sep 26, 2019 MarTechSeries –  Rubikloud Issues 2019 Grocery Insights Data Report, Uncovering Business Opportunities for Retailers
Sep 21, 2019 Retail Info Systems –  Look to the Supply Chain for AI’s Immediate Value
Sep 20, 2019 Retail Customer Experience –  Stockouts, customer loyalty top challenges for grocers, reveals data
Sep 19, 2019 Disruptor Daily –  Which Trends Are Shaping AI In Retail This Year? 20 Experts Share Their Insights
Aug 30, 2019 Progressive Grocer –  Grocers That Miss the Omnichannel Wave of Disruption Risk Wipeout
Aug 9, 2019 Retail Customer Experience –  TGI Fridays strategy, e-commerce disruption, grocer CX challenges top July reads
Aug 5, 2019 Fast Company –  The 50 best workplaces for innovators
July 16, 2019 Retail Dive –  Rubikloud recognized as the winner of the 2019 Microsoft Canada Application Innovation for Retail IMPACT Award
Jul 10, 2019 The Wall Street Journal –  When Pregnancies and Bigger Jobs Go Hand in Hand
July 9, 2019 Retail Customer Experience –  5 ways grocers can deliver a positive, omnichannel customer experience
Jul 8, 2019 Retail Info Systems –  Top Workplaces for Retail Innovators
June 27, 2019 The Digital Enterprise –  Why Retailers Need AI and AI Needs the Cloud
June 14, 2019 Yahoo! Lifestyle –  Meet Rubikloud, the Canadian firm using AI to keep clothes out of landfills
May 31, 2019 Forbes –  The Chief Merchant’s Job Is Changing - Here’s How To Keep Up
May 30, 2019 TotalRetail –  Long Unsung, Chief Merchants Are Critical in the Age of AI
May 29, 2019 TechTarget –  6 Tips for Effective Customer Data Mining
Apr 22, 2019 AiThority –  How AI Is Helping Grocers Reduce Food Waste and Landfill Growth
April 17, 2019 AiThority –  Expired Grocery Stock Is Filling Landfills and Oceans, but AI Is Emerging as a Hero in Helping Grocers Mitigate Plastic and Food Waste
Mar 07, 2019 CMS Wire –  5 Reasons Why Ecommerce Fails
Feb 26, 2019 Forbes –  Grocery 2.0: How Technology Can Improve The Grocery Supply Chain
Feb 26, 2019 Financial Times –  Toronto tech: Why Canada is attracting the ‘best’ people
Oct 25, 2018 THE ARCHITECHT SHOW –  Ep. 75: Waleed Ayoub on putting AI into production and helping retailers compete with Amazon
Oct 19, 2018 Building the Future –  Episode 302 with Kerry Liu
Oct 17, 2018 Business Insider –  Amazon isn't necessarily killing brick-and-mortar retail — it could be saving it
Oct 10, 2018Retail Tech News – Getting Closer to Your Customers with AI: Q&A with Rubikloud
Oct 09, 2018CNBC – CNBC unveils its annual list of 100 promising start-ups to watch
Oct 06, 2018The Globe and Mail – Retailers build sales – and smarts – with artificial intelligence
Sep 29, 2018The Globe and Mail – Startup CEOs on how to keep the artificial intelligence ball rolling in Canada
Sep 13, 2018 Open Concept Podcast –  Rubikloud co-founder and CEO Kerry Liu
Sep 7, 2018 The Globe and Mail –  AI doesn't need more researchers, it needs more products
Sep 3, 2018 Retail Insider –  How Canadian Retail Startups Can Build a Product that the Likes of IKEA and Nike Will Implement
Aug 30, 2018 Authority Magazine –  The Future of Retail Over the Next Five Years, with Kerry Liu, CEO of Rubikloud
Aug 1, 2018 BrainStation Blog –  How Toronto Became a Global Tech Leader (in 7 Years)
July 25, 2018 Gartner –  Hype Cycle for Retail Technologies, 2018
July 18, 2018 AI Authority –  Interview With Kerry Liu, CEO, Rubikloud
July 17, 2018 RetailLeader –  Walmart rains on Prime Day
July 15, 2018 Microsoft –  Rubikloud partners with Microsoft to transform retailers into customer-centric leaders with the power of AI
July 13, 2018 TheDrum –  Did Toys “R” Us deserve its fate?
May 30, 2018 EY –  Ontario entrepreneurs combine top talent with ambition to innovate
May 30, 2018 BNNBloomberg –  Rubikloud uses AI to help retailers compete
July 9, 2018 RetailTechNews –  Managing Machine Learning: Q&A with Rubikloud
July 1, 2018 CBInsights –  The Periodic Table of Tech In Canada
June 28, 2018 –  Top 100 Most Connected Tech Companies and Startups in Toronto
June 28, 2018 Retail Touchpoints –  AMAZON SETS THE BAR FOR RETAIL REVOLUTION
June 20, 2018 Gartner –  Market Guide for Unified Price, Promotion and Markdown Optimization Applications, 2018
June 19, 2018 PitchBook –  Is Canada tech's next frontier? VCs think so
June 3, 2018 AdWeek –  How Toronto Became a Global Powerhouse for Artificial Intelligence Startups and Giants
May 30, 2018 BNNBloomberg –  Rubikloud uses AI to help retailers compete
May 26, 2018 Cognitive World –  Rubikloud Delivers on the Promise of Omnichannel
May 22, 2018 Techvibes –  Rubikloud and Intel are Bringing AI to Brick and Mortar Retailers
May 9, 2018 Techvibes –  Narwhal List Adds 16 High Velocity Canadian Companies
May 8, 2018 Intel –  Intelligent Automation Enables Retailers to Harness Big Data for Bigger Profits
May 2, 2018 Gartner –  Gartner Features 9 Cool Vendors Serving Retail
April 12, 2018 Microsoft –  Rubikloud leverages Azure SQL Data Warehouse to disrupt retail market with accessible AI
April 10, 2018 Channel Futures –  Retailers and the Race to Artificial Intelligence
April 6, 2018 Yahoo Finance Canada –  7 businesses changing the retail game in Canada
Feb 7, 2018 Betakit – Rubikloud Hiring 60 People in Toronto to Meet Global Demand for its service
Feb 7, 2018 TechVibes – Rubikloud Expands AI Presence in Toronto With 60 New Jobs
Jan 18, 2018 PSFK – Intel Joined Forces With This Startup To Build Intelligent Retail Through IoT
Jan 3, 2018 TechCrunch – Rubikloud scores $37 million investment to bring intelligence to retail industry
Jan 3, 2018 Barrons – Intel announces it’s leading a $37 million investment round in Rubikloud Technologies
Jan 3, 2018 WallStreet Journal – Funding Snapshot: Rubikloud Secures $37 Million Series B for Retail AI
Jan 3, 2018 Fortune – Term Sheet -- Wednesday, January 3
Jan 3, 2018 Reuters – BRIEF-Rubikloud Technologies Inc Raises $37 Mln In Series B Funding
Jan 3, 2018 WWD – Rubikloud Raises $37M in Series B Funding Led by Intel Capital
Jan 3, 2018 PE Hub – Rubikloud raises $46.5 mln in Intel Capital-led Series B round
Jan 3, 2018 Retail TouchPoints – Rubikloud Raises $37 Million To Expand AI Platform To Europe And Asia
Jan 3, 2018 TechVibes – Rubikloud Announces $37 Million Oversubscribed Series B Round
Jan 3, 2018 TechVibes – Intel Capital Leads Push To Back Big Data Startups
Jan 3, 2018 BetaKit – Rubikloud Raises $46 Million Series B from Intel
Jan 3, 2018 SiliconAngle – Intel Capital leads $37M round for retail AI startup Rubikloud
Jan 3, 2018 StartupHere Toronto – Rubikloud Secures US $37M Series B Led by Intel Capital
Jan 3, 2018 FINSMES – Rubikloud Raises $37M in Series B Funding
Jan 3, 2018 Private Capital Journal – Rubikloud secures US $37M Series B led by Intel Capital
Jan 3, 2018 NewPaper24 – Rubikloud scores $37 million funding to convey intelligence to retail business
Jan 3, 2018 SkilledGeekz – Rubikloud Scores $37 Million Funding to Deliver Intelligence to Retail Trade
Jan 4, 2018 RBR Retail Business Review – Retail AI startup Rubikloud raises $37m in series B funding
Jan 3, 2018 TechCrunch – Rubikloud scores $37 million investment to bring intelligence to retail industry
Dec 14, 2017 Marketing-Interactive – A.S. Watson announces slew of new tech vendors to support its digital transformation
Dec 13, 2017 VentureBeat – The dataset snowball effect: How AI is changing SaaS
Dec 11, 2017 Total Retail – Can AI Turn Grocery Retailers Into E-Commerce Giants?
Nov 24, 2017 CGTN America – Waleed Ayoub discusses Black Friday shopping
Nov 20, 2017 DisruptorDaily – Retail Analytics: 10 Companies Using Data To Watch in 2018
Nov 17, 2017 insideBIGDATA – Big Data: Big Retail Transformation
Nov 13, 2017 BusinessWire Press Release – Toronto Tech Descends on New York City to Promote Strategic East Coast Alliance
Oct 13, 2017 BNN – AI arms race
Sept 14, 2017 VentureBeat –  The future of advertising is AI or die
Sept 4, 2017 The Globe and Mail – In 10 years, AI to be ingrained in everything we do
Aug 16, 2017 Wharton Business Radio –  Aaron Dauphinee on Machine Learning and Marketing
July 10, 2017 CBInsights – The Periodic Table of Tech In Canada
June 28, 2017 CGTN America – In Amazon’s Footsteps Kerry Liu talks about company’s business plans
June 6, 2017 Geektime – Top 10 tech startups taking over Toronto
May 31, 2017 AccountingToday –  10 tech trends you should know about
May 16, 2017 CNBC – How retailers are using AI
May 16, 2017 The New Stack – How Rubikloud Uses Spark to Bring Data-Driven Analysis to Retail
May 1, 2017 InsideBigData – Above the Trend Line
Apr 25, 2017 Forbes – David Versus Goliath: This Startup Is Helping Retailers Fight Back Against Amazon
Apr 25, 2017 BetaKit – Rubikloud Now Using Microsoft Azure to Support Retailers Moving “Terabytes” of Data to the Cloud
Apr 9, 2017 Venture Beat – 5 ways AI is already making a difference in society
Jan 16, 2017 BetaKit – As Rubikloud grows to 100, CEO Kerry Liu says it has a head start on the race to win retail cloud computing
Jan 5, 2017 – Can big data pay off for retailers? Only if you get personal, says Rubikloud
Jan 3, 2017 – Adding Fuel to the Life Cycle Marketing Fire: How Marketers Are Converting Data into Revenue
Jan 3, 2017 – How Machine Learning Helps You Think Like Netflix, Act Like Facebook, and Other Useful Lessons for Retail Marketers
Dec 30, 2016 – 37 Digital Predictions for the New Year
Dec 27, 2016 – Lessons Retail Marketers Can Learn from HBO’s “Westworld”
Dec 23, 2016 – Top 3 tips for brick-and-mortar to ensure customer satisfaction
Dec 13, 2016 – Expert: What Amazon Fresh means for brick-and-mortar
Dec 5, 2016 – “Above the Trend Line” – Your Industry Rumor Central for 12/5/2016
Dec 2, 2016 – Black Friday Just The Beginning For Retailers, Marketers
Dec 2, 2016 The Drum – Amazon’s new services will help AI fulfill its manifest destiny
Nov 30, 2016 – Amazon releases core AI technology to developers via new platform
Nov 30, 2016 Direct Marketing News – Are the Marketing Clouds Rolling Away?
Nov 22, 2016 – As ‘Campaigns of One’ get more personal, are we nearing the point of over-personalization?
Nov 18, 2016 – Could a DDoS wipe out Black Friday online sales?
Sep 26, 2016 – With brains like Einstein’s, who needs marketers?
Sep 19, 2016 – “Big Data” Isn’t Enough: Get Behind Machine Learning
Sep 17, 2016 – How to Use Machine Learning to Further Retail Analytic Capacity
Sep 7, 2016 Venture Beat – The bigger implications of Apple’s machine learning technology
Aug 25, 2016 Macleans CA – Science – How the Internet of Things is going to transform retail
Aug 24, 2016 – Shoppable Content – How Technology Has Shifted Consumer Expectations
Aug 17, 2016 – Understanding the Evolution of Machine Learning
Jul 26, 2016 Financial Post – LCBO launches website to sell beer, wine and spirits online, with delivery to homes and stores
Jul 25, 2016 – More online buyers now use a smartphone instead of a desktop
May 6, 2016 Tech Vibes – Rubikloud Partners with LiveRamp, Appoints Chief Technology Officer
Apr 15, 2016 BetaKit – PwC Canada names winners of 2016 Vision to Reality Awards
Feb 14, 2016 The Globe and Mail – Toronto’s tech startup scene in a ‘blossom state’
Dec 31, 2015 BetaKit – #smallrooms podcast: Kerry Liu of Rubikloud on big data in retail
Dec 22, 2015 Tech Vibes – The Four Values Underpinning a Successful Culture at Rubikloud
Dec 11, 2015 BetaKit – Bridgit takes home (another) win on #TheDisruptors
Dec 9, 2015 The Globe and Mail – How can a startup get big retailers to trust them?
Dec 7, 2015 BetaKit – Rubikloud makes its case for retail disruption
Sep 15, 2015 Tech Vibes – Banff Venture Forum Reveals List of 2015 Presenting Companies –
Jul 1, 2015 Tech Vibes – Conferences 101 –
Jun 24, 2015 The Next Web – 9 questions to ask your software’s beta testers
May 4, 2015 Tech Vibes – Noteworthy Career Opportunities in Canadian Tech Right Now
Feb 17, 2015 Tech Vibes – Techvibes Tech Fest Toronto is Only One Day Away
Feb 12, 2015 Tech Vibes – Full Speaker Lineup for Techvibes Tech Fest Toronto Announced
Feb 8, 2015 Tech Vibes – Looking for your Next Career Opportunity? Check out these 15 Companies at Tech Fest Toronto
Feb 2, 2015 Tech Vibes – Tech Fest Recruiting Event Returns to Toronto on February 19th
Jan 29, 2015 Tech Vibes – Startup of the Year Winner VarageSale Among Tech Fest Toronto Participants
Jan 20, 2015 FinSMEs – Rubikloud Technologies Raises $7M in Series A Financing
Jan 19, 2015 Venture Beat – Funding Daily: Today���s tech funding news, in one place
Jan 19, 2015 Tech Vibes – Retail Intelligence Platform Rubikloud Raises $7 Million Series A Round
Jan 19, 2015 TechCrunch – Rubikloud Raises $7 Million In Funding To Help Retailers Analyze Big Data
Jan 8, 2015 Tech Vibes – Extracting Real Value from Big Data, Rubikloud Uses Analytics to Boost Profits of Retailers –


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Where We’ve Been Recognized

■ Gartner Features 9 Cool Vendors Serving Retail
■ Gartner Hype Cycle for Retail Technologies

"Rubikloud’s aim is to provide practical adoption and application of AI for global, Tier 1 retailers to help them understand and intelligently engage with customers throughout their life cycles."

SaaS Awards
Best Data-Driven SaaS Product (non-US)

In 2019, Rubikloud was named a finalist for the SaaS Awards under the Best Data-Driven SaaS Product (non-US) category. This award celebrates SaaS solutions that actively demonstrate intelligent use of data, whether “separating the signal from the noise,” or holistically tying together disparate data to reach positive outcomes.

Fast Company
Fast Company’s Best Workplaces for Innovators

Honoring businesses and organizations that demonstrate a deep commitment to encouraging innovation at all levels.


In 2016 Rubikloud was a finalist for the PwC Vision to Reality awards in the “Disruptor” category for emerging businesses. The program recognizes Canadian companies focused on creating innovative and inspiring technology that is changing their respective industry.


In 2015 Rubikloud joined the Fast 50 community when it was picked as one of Deloitte’s Companies to watch! This award honours early-stage Canadian technology companies who are investing in Research and Development and are poised for success and continual growth. 

TOP 20

In 2015 Rubikloud was picked as a winner of the CIX Top 20. The CIX Top 20 is a showcase of the hottest, most innovative Canadian technology companies selected by a selection committee of investors and professionals in the finance and technology industries.

Technology Leadership Awards

In 2015 Rubikloud was one of three finalist for The TechConnex Awards. The TechConnex Technology Leadership Awards is an annual top level GTA technology business event to celebrate 15 GTA technology companies as nominees for industry leadership recognition; as well as two individuals for exceptional personal contributions to the sector.