Security cameras by themselves can’t provide safety. It takes someone actually watching the footage to identify hazards or crimes. But what if surveillance could be proactive instead of reactive?

That’s the goal of Cloudastructure. Cloudastructure provides surveillance software that automatically stores footage on the cloud. Then the company uses machine vision to crawl through that footage and enable easy searches within it. And it’s combining that machine vision functionality with artificial intelligence to provide preventative surveillance.

On this episode of Inside Startup Investing, Chris Lustrino welcomes Cloudastructure founder and CEO Rick Bentley to discuss the potential of his company’s software. The two discuss how it’s hard for computers to tell the difference between fighting and breakdancing, Cloudastructure’s team growth, and the challenges of running a Regulation A raise.

Cloudastructure is currently raising capital: