Cognitec Overview

  • Founded
  • 2002
  • Status
  • Private
  • Employees
  • 47
  • Latest Deal Type
  • Early Stage VC
  • Investors
  • 4

Cognitec General Information


Developer of face recognition technologies designed to perform searches in image databases and instantly create a match list of the most similar faces. The company's technologies use facial database search, video screening and analytics, border control, ICAO-compliant photo capture and facial-image quality assessment, enabling customers and government agencies to use facial data for identity verification, duplicate check, background check, management of identity information and acquisition of bio-metric facial photographs.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Venture Capital-Backed
Primary Industry
Business/Productivity Software
Other Industries
Media and Information Services (B2B)
Primary Office
  • Grossenhainer Strasse 101
  • 01127 Dresden
  • Germany
+49 0351 000000
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Cognitec Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
2. Early Stage VC 19-Jun-2007 Completed Generating Revenue
1. Early Stage VC 01-Jan-2006 Completed Generating Revenue
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Cognitec Comparisons

HQ Location
Total Raised
Post Valuation
Last Financing Details
Developer of face recognition technologies designed to perform searches in image databases and instantly create a match
Business/Productivity Software
Dresden, Germany
47 As of 2021
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Cognitec Competitors (26)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
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0000000000 Venture Capital-Backed Schenectady, NY 00 00000 000000000 - 00000
000000000 Venture Capital-Backed Holon, Israel 000 00000 00000000000 00000
00000000 Venture Capital-Backed Tallinn, Estonia 00 000.00 0000000000 0 000.00
0000000000 Venture Capital-Backed Brighton, United Kingdom 000 000.00 000000000000 000.00
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Cognitec Executive Team (6)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Alfredo Herrera Co-Founder and Co-Chief Executive Officer
John Smith Co-Chief Executive Officer
Michael Müller Co-Founder & Director, Software Development
Jürgen Richter Technical Fellow & Co-Founder
Jürgen Pampus Co-Founder, Vice President of Sales & Marketing and Member of Advisory Board
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Cognitec Board Members (4)

Name Representing Role Since
Eduardo Christoph Cognitec Vice Chairman of the Advisory Board 000 0000
Juan Rodriguez Self Chairman, Advisory Board 000 0000
Richard Wright Cognitec Advisory Board Member 000 0000
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Cognitec Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %ile
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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Cognitec Investors (4)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Lockheed Martin Ventures Corporate Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
DGF Investimentos Growth/Expansion Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Rio Bravo Investimentos DTVM Fund of Funds Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Spectra Investments PE/Buyout Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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