We are leaders in privacy tech and generative AI

At brighter AI, we are on the mission to protect every identity in public. Our leading anonymization solutions for video data are based on state-of-the-art artificial intelligence. For Deep Natural Anonymization, brighter AI was named “Europe’s Hottest AI Startup” by Nvidia. Established in 2017 within the automotive industry, we are today serving companies in various sectors and are supported by outstanding investors.

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Award-winning technology and an elite network

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Our vision is to protect every identity in public.

To protect every identity in public, brighter AI offers privacy services to warrant any company – working with privacy conflicted image data – to maintain focus on their core business objectives. This is achieved by next generation privacy technologies, a seamless use and fulfilling individual needs through customization options.

These values guide us in what we do


Respect the individual

We believe that respect for the individual should be unconditional and has to be lived at any time – also when not explicitly demanded.


Care deeply about quality

We always give our best and strive to deliver excellent results – staying focused and critical is a precondition for great work.


Innovate new standards

We develop technologies that become new standards and help to move society forward – in this quest, we keep challenging what “has always been done this way”.

Join our team and have impact from day one

We are a diverse, ambitious team with a great passion for data privacy, generative AI and startups. Our office is in the heart of Berlin, one of the coolest, most vibrant cities worldwide. We enjoy team work, celebrating successes together, barbecues on our terrace and game nights on Wednesdays. If you are looking for a new challenge with real impact from day one, check out our job openings below and apply today!

Current job openings

As a brighter AI visionary, you enjoy these benefits

Innovation driver
in generative AI

Ambitious & diverse

Cool office in the heart
of Berlin


Gym membership

Public transport

Our Managing Director

Marian Gläser

Marian Gläser

CEO, Co-Founder

Meet our Outstanding Board Members

Dirk Seewald

Dirk Seewald

Partner, eCAPITAL

Alberto Pérez Arranz

Alberto Pérez Arranz

Investment Manager, Giesecke+Devrient

Dennis Zachmann

Dennis Zachmann

Managing Director, HEB

Patrick Kern

Patrick Kern

CTO, brighter AI

José Guerreiro de Sousa

José Guerreiro de Sousa

Partner, Armilar Venture Partners

Holger Heinen

Holger Heinen


Our Investors

Founded in 1999, eCAPITAL is an impact venture capital firm that provides early to growth stage funding to technology companies.
G+D Ventures is the Venture Capital arm of the Giesecke+Devrient Group (G+D), a global company with about 11,400 employees across 32 countries and customers in more than 150 countries.
HELLA Ventures is the corporate venture capital arm of HELLA, seeking to invest in early stage companies while providing industry expertise and market access as a smart money, strategic investor.
Armilar Venture Partners is a deep-tech investor, with a focus on early-stage technology-based companies where data, digitization, and connectivity play a central role.
DB is the national railway company of Germany, and a state-owned enterprise under the control of the German government.

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Press releases:

Jun 30, 2022: brighter AI Raises Successful Series A Financing Round

April 27, 2020: Pilot project of Deutsche Bahn and brighter AI: Anonymized passenger analysis for capacity measurement

July 27, 2019: Brighter AI secures millions in funding from eCAPITAL and G+D Ventures

May 25, 2018: Artificial faces in the service of privacy protection

In the media:

Die sechste jährliche KI-Startup Landscape (appliedAi, August 10, 2023) [German]

Das sind die 20 aussichtsreichsten KI-Start-ups Deutschlands (WirtschaftsWoche, July 08, 2023) [German]

Fällt Europa mit dem AI Act noch weiter zurück? (All-about-security, June 13, 2023) [German]

Diese 5 Startups sind die absoluten Geheimtipps von KI-Investor Adrian Locher (Gründerszene, June 12, 2023) [German]

Der AI Act kann Innovationen ausbremsen! (Security Insider, May 09, 2023) [German]

Besserer Nahverkehr mit Bildanalyse-KI (it-daily, April 29, 2023) [German]

KI-Anonymisierung: Künstliche Gesichter mit echten Gefühlen (Digitale Welt, March 24, 2023) [German]

Gesichter mit KI anonymisieren (LANline, March 10, 2023) [German]

Deutsche Bahn investiert in KI-Anonymisierer (Business insider, February 08, 2023) [German]

Anonymisierung, Fahrgastlenkung: Deutsche Bahn investiert in Berliner Start-up (Heise, February 08, 2023) [German]

brighter AI erhält Investment von der Deutschen Bahn (FOTO) (Wallstreet Online, February 06, 2023) [German]

Europäischer Datenschutztag 2023 – Datenschutz hat viele Facetten (Security Insider, January 27, 2023) [German]

Wie Videodaten aus Autos genutzt werden dürfen (Tagesspiegel, September 14, 2020) [German]

Die Gewinner*innen des Deep Tech Awards 2020 stehen fest! (Berlin.de, August 28, 2020) [German]

A New Tool Aims to Protect Protesters From Facial Recognition With Deepfakes (Adweek, August 21, 2020) [English]

Mit Kameras gegen Corona: Deutsche Bahn will Passagierströme bewusster lenken (Handelsblatt, April 27, 2020) [German]

Brighter AI: Kräftige Finanzspritze für Deep-Tech-Start-up (WirtschaftsWoche, July 29, 2019) [German]

Das sind die 10 besten KI-Startups Deutschlands (BusinessInsider, June 22, 2019) [German]

Thinking A.I.? Think Berlin! (Washington Post, March 21, 2019) [English]

Germany’s BrighterAI Named Hottest Startup at GTC Europe (NVIDIA, October 10, 2018) [English]

Wie Startups bei Autozulieferern andocken (Gründerszene, November 23, 2017) [German]

Media assets:

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Company fact sheet

Executive bios

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Office photos (photo 1, photo 2)

Report on privacy regulations for video data collection worldwide