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

A new study by artificial intelligence (AI) start-up Primer has revealed that over 40,000 prominent scientists aren’t featured on Wikipedia, with most of them being women. Conducted in order to demonstrate Primer’s proficiency in Natural Language Processing (NLP), the machine learning program behind the research analysed 30,000 English Wikipedia articles about scientists, their Wikidata entries, and over 3 […]

Kevin Jenkins, former managing director of Visa has joined the board of London-based blockchain payments and identity brand Nuggets. Nuggets’ reputation increased globally last month, when they signed up a partnership with QFPay, the Chinese payment provider used by tech giants Alipay and WeChat. In China, QFPay managed more than 500 million mobile payment transactions. Under the new […]

What is the impact of an earthquake in Japan on the price of coal in China? How are terrorist attacks affecting the supply chain of petrochemical products? Can we read the world to understand which investments make sense, and which do not? A UK startup born in the halls of Cambridge University is using Artificial […]

It has happened to a lot of us to get home after a night out with friends, and then spend the rest of the night torturously wondering whether our bezzies made it back safe and sound. Technological solutions to keep track of where our friends are abound, but they tend to show each person’s exact location all […]

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