We develop software to protect you and your business against car crashes and road casualties.

We do it by using computer-vision AI and inter-vehicle networking (V2V).

Join us in making the road safer, for everyone, starting today.

Nexar is on a mission to rid the world of car crashes. Using off-the-shelf smartphones and dash-cams, Nexar has created the world’s first and largest safe driving network. Nexar uses vision and sensor fusion to create sophisticated safe driving tools that detect, record, and warn drivers of real-time road hazards.

To date, the Nexar community has driven more than 100 million miles, and more than 10 million miles every month. This growing road and driving dataset is one of the largest and most diversified in the world. Nexar utilizes this data to improve its deep-learning algorithms and provide over-the-air updates to its community.

Nexar provides products and services for the insurance, automotive, and mapping industries, as well as to cities around the globe.

Founded in 2015 by Eran Shir, a serial entrepreneur, and Bruno Fernandez-Ruiz, formerly Senior Fellow at Yahoo!. Nexar is backed by world-class investors such as Aleph, Mosaic, Slow, True, Alibaba, Ibex, Nationwide Insurance, and GE Ventures.

A world without car crashes

Our mission:

Bruno is a technologist on a mission to change the world using data and machine learning at large scale.

Before Nexar, Bruno was a Yahoo! Senior Fellow, leading ad targeting and native advertising teams, and chief architect for cloud and platform. Prior to that, Bruno held technology leadership roles at Fidelity Investments and Accenture’s Center for Strategic Research.

Nexar was founded by Eran Shir and Bruno Fernandez-Ruiz in early 2015.

Eran Shir

Bruno Fernandez-Ruiz

Eran Shir

Bruno Fernandez-Ruiz

CEO & Co-Founder

CTO & Co-Founder

Eran is a serial entrepreneur and investor, currently trying to change the driving world for the better.

Previously, Eran was Entrepreneur In Residence at Aleph VC. Before Aleph, Eran was an executive at Yahoo! following Yahoo!’s 2010 acquisition of Dapper, a startup he co-founded in 2007.


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