Name(s) of founding team:
Rose Wang, Roger Wang
What is the business?:
Flood Chaser mines twitter data using Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing. Location information of flood related tweets are extracted and geo-coded on an interactive flood map. The data could be used by flood modeling companies to validate flood models. They can also be further analyzed to help governments understand the resilience of their urban water infrastructure.
Flood modeling companies, insurance companies, governments and the general public
6-word story describing the business:
Twitter data mining and analytics