1st Edition

Future Tech Startups and Innovation in the Age of AI

    278 Pages 18 Color & 19 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

     “Future of Tech Startups & Innovations in the Age of AI” mainly focuses on AI tools, AI based startups, AI enabled innovations, Autonomous AI Agents (Auto-GPT), AI based marketing startups, machine learning for organizations, AI-IoT for new tech companies, AI enabled Drones for agriculture industry, Machine learning/ Deep learning based drip farming, AI based driver less cars, AI based weather prediction startups, AI tools for personal branding, AI based teaching, AI based doctor/ hospital startups , AI for game companies, AI based finance tools, AI for human resource management, AI powered management tools, AI tools for future pandemics, AI/ ML based transportation companies, AI for media, AI for carrier counseling, AI for customer care, AI for next generation businesses and many more. AI tools & techniques will revolutionize startups in overall world. Entrepreneurs, engineers, practitioners have already moved towards AI based solutions to reshape businesses. AI/ML will create possibilities, opportunities for improving human life style. AI enabled startups will work on cost effective solutions to solve difficult problems. Recently, many research companies are interested in providing solutions and investing a lot in AI based startups. AI driven products will revolutionize smart world. AI computing tech companies will help to model human speech recognition systems. Also, AI based startups will focus on perception and reasoning of autonomous robotic systems. AI/ML based tech startups will introduce smart online education system for future pandemics.

    More interestingly, people are also moving for online job opportunities and trying to work from home. Future innovation needs academia & industry close relations. Therefore, online platforms needs to be introduced which will only focus on academia & industry linkage. Future AI tech based startups will more focus on research & development to introduce novel products in market. Accordingly, masses/engineers/peoples should be trained on AI tools and techniques introduce innovative solutions for smart world. In addition, integration of many new technologies with AI will be made possible. AI with IoT, smart cities, UAVs, wireless sensor networks, software define networks, network management, vehicular ad hoc networks, flying ad hoc networks, wireless communication technologies, machine learning, reinforcement learning, federated learning and other mechanisms will introduce new technological products.

    1.      Artificial Intelligence for Startups and Innovation

    Tayyaba Basri, Muhammad Fahad, Davood Veisieh, Mariya Ouaissa, Mariyam Ouaissa

    2.     Artificial Intelligence in Robotic Industry: startups & Innovations


    Muhammad Ameer Hamza, Sheikh Muhammad Faisal, Basheer Ahmad, Davood Veisieh


    3.     The Role, Application, and Impact of Artificial Intelligence in the Agriculture Industry

    Wasswa Shafik, Ali Tufail, Tungku Link, Chandratilak Liyanage De Silva, Rosyzie Anna Awg Haji Mohd Apong

    4.     Role of AI in Agriculture Industry

    Najia Ait Hammou, Hajar Mousannif, Brahim Lakssir

    5.     Role of AI in Agriculture – Types, Challenges & PESTAL Analysis

    Namreen Asif V. A, D. Bindhu

    6.     Investigating the role of artificial intelligence in enhancing sports performance and health outcomes for individuals with disabilities: a structural equation modeling approach

    Gioia Arnone, Gagandeep, Jyoti Verma

    7.     AI in the Gaming Industry


    Amal Saif, Qasem Abu Al-Haija

    8.     Beyond Text: Analyzing Artificial Intelligence Models Through Prompt Engineering

    C Kishor Kumar Reddy, Pellate Anoushka, Akhil Draksharapu, Srinath Doss


    9.     Integrating AI and Cloud for Smart Computing Applications in Grid Stations: Towards Transformative AI enabled Solutions

    Muhammad Zain Malik , Farhad Ali , Habib Ullah Khan , Shah Nazir , Inam Ullah , Salman Hanif

    10.  Innovation Management in the Era of Artificial Intelligence

    Mitra Madanchian, Hamed Taherdoost, Nachaat Mohamed, Yousef Farhaoui


    11.  Navigating the AI Era in Startup Business Development

    Hamed Taherdoost, George Drazenovic, Yousef Farhaoui, Mitra Madanchian, Nachaat Mohamed, Dinesh Kumar


    12.  Cyber Security Challenges and Strategies for Safe Artificial General Intelligence


    Wajahat Akbar, Mohib Ullah, Tariq Hussain, Muhammad Inam Ul Haq, Inam Ullah, Deepak Adhikari, Rahim Khan



    Dr. Inam Ullah Khan is the Founder of AIEYS. He was visiting researcher at king’s College London, Uk. Also, he was faculty member at different universities in Pakistan which include Center for Emerging Sciences Engineering & Technology (CESET), Islamabad, Abdul Wali Khan University, Garden Campus, Timergara Campus, University of Swat & Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology (SZABIST), Islamabad Campus. He did Ph.D. in Electronics Engineering from Department of Electronic Engineering, Isra University, Islamabad Campus, School of Engineering & Applied Sciences (SEAS). Also, he did his M.S. degree in Electronic Engineering at Department of Electronic Engineering, Isra University, Islamabad Campus, School of Engineering & Applied Sciences (SEAS). He had done undergraduate degree in Bachelor of Computer Science from Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan, Pakistan. Apart from that his Master’s thesis is published as a book on topic “Route Optimization with Ant Colony Optimization (ACO)” in Germany which is available on Amazon. More interestingly, he use to teach subjects like Computer Network Security, Artificial Intelligence, Evolutionary Computing, Professional Practice, Software Engineering, Data Communication & Networks, Data Base, Cyber Security, Visual Programming, Computer Organization & Assembly Language and introduction to programming. He authored/coauthored more than 30 research articles in reputable journals, conferences and book chapters. More interestingly he recently introduced a novel routing protocol E-ANTHOCNET in the area of flying ad hoc networks. His research interest includes Network System Security, Intrusion Detection, Intrusion Prevention, cryptography, Optimisation techniques, WSN, IoT, Mobile Ad Hoc Networks (MANETS), Flying Ad Hoc Networks, and Machine Learning. He has served international conferences as Technical program committee member which include, EAI International Conference on Future Intelligent Vehicular Technologies, Islamabad, Pakistan and 2nd International Conference on Future Networks and Distributed Systems, Amman, Jordan, June 26–27, 2018, International Workshop on Computational Intelligence and Cybersecurity in Emergent Networks (CICEN’21) that will be held in conjunction with the 12th International Conference on Ambient Systems, Networks and Technologies (EUSPN2021) which is co-organized in November 1–4, 2021, Leuven, Belgium. Also, he was technical program committee member at international workshop on intelligent systems for sustainable smart cities, New Delhi, India, February 19–20, 2022. In addition, he served as Editor in about 12 Books on Various topics. Currently, he served as special session chair at International Conference on Advances in Communication Technology and Computer Engineering ICACTCE'22 on topic: Fusion of Emerging Technologies: Communication Networks & Future Applications. Also, he is Guest Editor with many International Journals. Apart from that he is General Chair at International Conference on Trends and Innovations in Smart Technologies (ICTIST’22), virtually from London, United Kingdom. At the moment he is General Chair at 2nd International Conference on Trends and Innovations in Smart Technologies (ICTIST’24). More interestingly, he was invited as technology expert many times on Pakistan National Television.


    Dr. Hamed Taherdoost is an award-winning leader and research and development professional. He is the Founder of Hamta Group | Hamta Business Solution and Associate Professor & Chair of Research and Scholarly Activities Committee at University Canada West. He has over 20 years of experience in both industry and academic sectors. He has worked at international companies from Cyprus, the UK, Malta, Iran, Malaysia, and Canada and has been highly involved in development of several projects in different industries, healthcare, transportation, residential, oil and gas and IT. Apart from his experience in industry, he also has some achievements in academia. He has been a university lecturer in three different parts of the world, Southeast Asia, the Middle East, and North America. His academic experience started from 2009, as a lecturer in AU and PNU and currently is an Adjunct Professor at Westcliff University, Irvine, USA. Beside on lectureship positions, he was a researcher at IAU for over 8 years. Most recently, he was Team Leader and R&D Manager of Research Club and Hamta Academy, Malaysia, Mentor at Publons Academy, Mentor at Vancouver Island University CETP program, and is Advisory Board of Cambridge Scholars Publishing, UK, and Scientific Board of NASS, Singapore, Senior Technical Consultant at Innotek Consulting Ltd, Quark Minded Technology Inc, CI Solutions Ltd and the Mentor at Futurpreneur Canada. He has continued his path in teaching concentrating on research and development for over 13 years teaching to undergraduate students, postgraduates, and executive staff in different countries. He has also developed many R&D teams in different businesses inspiring project team members from various educational backgrounds to play effective roles in R&D teams. He has developed his customized approaches in teaching research methodology and shared his viewpoints in research methods area in more than 30 open-access publications over years. Besides, he has organized and chaired numerous workshops, conferences, and conference sessions respectively, and has delivered speeches as chief guest and keynote speaker. Moreover, he is the editorial, reviewer, and advisory board member of some authentic peer-reviewed journals publishing with Taylor & Francis, Springer, Emerald, Elsevier, MDPI, EAI, & IGI Publishing, and Inderscience. Hamed has been an active multidisciplinary researcher and R&D specialist involved in several academic and industrial research projects. He has been working with researchers from various disciplines and has been actively engaged in different research studies. His views on science and technology have been published in top-ranked scientific publishers such as Elsevier, Springer, Emerald, IEEE, IGI Global, Inderscience, Taylor and Francis and Dr. Hamed has published over 200 scientific articles in authentic peer-reviewed international journals and conference proceedings (h-index = 34; i10-index = 68; over 10,000 citations on Google Scholar; over 2.6 million reads and 4993 citations on ResearchGate; 142,165 downloads on SSRN till May 2023), 17 book chapters as well as 12 books in the field of technology and research methodology. He was the PeerJ Award winner and the winner of Business Excellence Award for business leadership, innovation and creativity, and results achieved, and was also selected as a qualified recipient of the Promising Startups in Asia at Asia Corporate Excellence & Sustainability Awards. He was the finalist for the Innovation in Teaching of Research Methodology Excellence Awards and was nominated as the finalists in Southeast Asian Startup Awards by Global Startup Awards, nominated for ACE (Always Chase Excellence) Awards at UCW, and awarded the Outstanding Editorial Board Member from Bilingual Publishing Co. He was ranked as 9th top SSRN Business Authors among world’s most-cited researchers till end of July 2022, 5th top SSRN Business Author by March 2023, awarded the most read contributions from Canada by ResearchGate, July and October 2021, and April 2023. His research achievements also include winning several best paper awards, outstanding reviewer awards and best presentation awards like MLIS 2021 & 2022. He has been listed on the Stanford-Elsevier list of World’s top 2% of scientist by August 2021 and 2022. He is a Certified Cyber Security Professional and Certified Graduate Technologist. He is senior member of IEEE, IAEEEE, IASED, IEDRC & HKSRA, Fellow Member of ISAC, WGM of IFIP TC11 - Assurance and Information Security Management, and member of CSIAC, ACT-IAC, and AASHE. Currently, he is involved in several multidisciplinary research projects, including studying innovation in information technology, blockchain and cybersecurity, and technology acceptance.


    Dr. Mitra Madanchian is a distinguished professional in the field of business management, marketing, and human resources. Currently serving as the Director of Hamta Business Corporation and a Sessional Faculty member at University Canada West, she combines her extensive industry experience with a passion for research and development. With over a decade of experience, Mitra has honed her expertise through engagements with small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) as well as one of the world's leading professional services firms, KPMG. Her multifaceted career has seen her contribute as a researcher and business development practitioner across diverse industries, including IT, International Trade, Finance, and Education. Mitra's contributions extend beyond practical industry experience. She is a prolific researcher with a solid academic foundation, specializing in areas such as Business Management, Leadership, FinTech, and IT Management. Her scientific insights and perspectives have found publication in esteemed outlets such as Elsevier, IGI Global, and MDPI. Having authored over forty scientific articles in internationally recognized peer-reviewed journals, presented research at conferences, and contributed to seven book chapters, she has established herself as a respected authority in her field. Mitra's thought leadership culminated in the publication of a book focused on leadership, further solidifying her influence. Beyond her professional achievements, Mitra's commitment to excellence is reflected in her role as a mentor and educator. As a Sessional Faculty member at University Canada West, she imparts her knowledge and experience to shape the next generation of business professionals. Her dedication to fostering growth and innovation extends to her role as the Director of Hamta Business Corporation, where she leverages her expertise to drive strategic initiatives and facilitate business success.


    Dr. Mariya Ouaissa is currently a Professor in Cybersecurity and Networks at Faculty of Sciences Semlalia, Cadi Ayyad University, Marrakech, Morocco. She is a Ph.D. graduated in 2019 in Computer Science and Networks, at the Laboratory of Modelisation of Mathematics and Computer Science from ENSAM-Moulay Ismail University, Meknes, Morocco. She is a Networks and Telecoms Engineer, graduated in 2013 from National School of Applied Sciences Khouribga, Morocco. She is a Co-Founder and IT Consultant at IT Support and Consulting Center. She was working for School of Technology of Meknes Morocco as a Visiting Professor from 2013 to 2021. She is member of the International Association of Engineers and International Association of Online Engineering, and since 2021, she is an "ACM Professional Member". She is Expert Reviewer with Academic Exchange Information Centre (AEIC) and Brand Ambassador with Bentham Science. She has served and continues to serve on technical program and organizer committees of several conferences and events and has organized many Symposiums/Workshops/Conferences as a General Chair also as a reviewer of numerous international journals. Dr. Ouaissa has made contributions in the fields of information security and privacy, Internet of Things security, and wireless and constrained networks security. Her main research topics are IoT, M2M, D2D, WSN, Cellular Networks, and Vehicular Networks. She has published over 40 papers (book chapters, international journals, and conferences/workshops), 12 edited books, and 8 special issue as guest editor.


    Dr. Salma El Hajjami is an Assistant Professor and Researcher at Faculty of science, Ibn Zohr University, Agadir, Morocco since 2021. She is a Ph.D, graduated in 2021 in Computer Science, at the Laboratory of Artificial Intelligence, Data Science and Emerging Systems from ENSA, Sidi Mohammed Ben Abdellah University, Fez, Morocco. She is a Computer Science Engineer, graduated in 2015 from National School of Applied Sciences Fez, Morocco. She has previous expertise acting in Ministry of interior Morocco as Research and Development Engineer from 2017 to 2021. She is member of International Association of Engineers (IAENG) and International Association of Online Engineering. Dr. Salma has made contributions in the fields of Social Big Data, Semantics Analytics, Anomaly Detection, and Imbalanced Big Data published at international conferences and journals. Her main research topics are Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Imbalanced Big Data, Data Science and Blockchain. She has served and continues to serve on technical program and organizer committees of several conferences also as a reviewer of numerous international journals.


    Dr. Hameedur Rahman received the BS & MS degree in software engineering with multimedia from the Limkokwing University of Creative Technology, Malaysia and the Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from the Faculty of Information Science and Technology, University of Kebangsaan Malaysia, Bangi, Malaysia. He has 10-years of Industrial experience in multinational companies. He is currently an Associate Professor at AIR University and senior Research Member with the Center for Artificial Intelligence Technology and Head of dept. of Computer Games Development. He received some international awards including the Itex Bronze Medal of Innovation, Malaysia and the Winner of NASA Space App and Virtual Reality Arena. His research interests include the area of augmented reality, virtual reality, imagine processing, cryptography, Natural Language Processing, Data Mining, mobile technology, artificial intelligent, automation, and medical radiological technology.