Data Science Investment Counter —Funding raised by UK data science companies in 2018.
£ 5.640 Million
Start-ups

The global machine learning market is predicted to expand at a compound annual growth rate of 48.3% during the 2018-2023 period, according to a report by Research On Global Markets. The report presents forecasts value of the global machine learning market and provides key insights onto the factors driving and restricting market growth. The exponential […]

Google announced the second wave of startups selected for their Launch Accelerator program in India on Tuesday. The program is dedicated to support Indian startups that use technologies like artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) to provide solutions addressing the nation’s core needs. The ten startups Google selected are based out of cities across […]

Microsoft has revealed its commitment and strategy to increase the growth of China’s startup ecosystem at the Microsoft for Startups Shanghai Innovation Day event today. The tech giant announced it will expand its Microsoft for Startups programme in China to optimise the startup development process by providing additional access to Microsoft resources and technologies. Thanks to this, the […]

Berlin-based banking start-up Mambu raised €30 million in its latest funding round backed by US-based Bessemer Venture Partners and others, the company revealed on Monday. The funding will allow Mambu to accelerate its growth and further investments in marketing, products, platform and services. The company also plans on expand its fifty-country presence on all continents, and […]

UK tech start-ups are seeing a decrease in the number of overseas talents joining their founders, a new survey by VC firm Atomico revealed last week. The survey was conducted on 5,000 tech workers and it showed that, while European start-ups outside the UK still managed to attract more overseas talent to their businesses, UK […]

When it comes to adverse conditions, robots’ sensors can be fooled quite easily. Headlight AI are working to solve this problem.

Artificial intelligence (AI) platform for enterprise revenue People.ai announced a $30M Series B funding led by Andreessen Horowitz on Tuesday. The funding will be used to fuel People.ai’s data science developments, commercial expansion, and customer acquisition. “We are excited to have Andreessen Horowitz lead our Series B round to help us expand our business as we help […]

Everyone will have a household robot helping with all sorts of chores at home within five years, predicted Toru Nishikawa, 35-year-old founder CEO of Preferred Networks, one of the biggest tech start-ups in Japan. “We want to bring such robots to the market within five years and see them being used. Ten years is too […]

The Silicon Valley Comes to the UK (SVC2UK) programme will return to the UK this November for its 12th edition. It will take place between 6-9 November 2018, with 12 events being organised across London and Cambridge, and will bring together the top entrepreneurs and VCs from Silicon Valley, together with students, early-stage CEOs, serial […]

Entrepreneur First (EF), the London tech-start-up-factory, is opening an office in Bangalore as a part of its international expansion. The company has been growing steadily in the past year, launching a Berlin office in January and a Hong Kong one in March. Talking to Tech Crunch, EF co-founder Matt Clifford highlighted that although India has long […]

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