iMerit is an India- and U.S.-based data-annotation company.
iMerit employs more than 2,200 workers in nine offices around the world that label data for industries including agriculture, autonomous driving, insurance, manufacturing, medical imaging, and retail. The company’s employees provide data-annotation services, such as transcribing audio files and identifying objects in photos, that assist data-driven applications including artificial intelligence and machine learning.
iMerit was founded in 2012 by former HP and Cisco Systems executives Radha and Dipak Basu. Most of its customers are in the United States, with the balance in the United Kingdom and Germany.
In 2015, the company raised $3.5 million from Michael Dell, Pierre Omidyar, and Vinod Khosla.
In 2020, the company raised $20 million in Series B Funding.