Data Science Investment Counter —Funding raised by UK data science companies in 2018.
£ 5.640 Million
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Snap Inc, the Los Angeles-based company that gave the world the instant videomessaging app Snapchat, is opening its European headquarters in London. In a statement, a Snap spokesperson commented on the new hub’s imminent debut explaining that “the UK’s strong creative industries make this a great place to build a global business.” The company, which is estimated […]

Apple has published its first scientific study on artificial intelligence, staying true to its recent promise to get more public about its AI research. The paper—titled Learning from Simulated and Unsupervised Images through Adversarial Training—  deals with machine vision and was published on the non-peer-reviewed academic platform arXiv on December 22. The six authors of the […]

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 […]

London-based company Expend has launched an investment-raising campaign on Crowdcube as it warms up for a full launch. The nine-employee-strong startup (which is based in the Shack15 co-working space) has created an app that allows businesses to handle company expenses in a much smoother way. Co-founders Johnny Vowles and Rudolph van Graan experienced firsthand the nightmare of […]

Draper Esprit is one of Europe’s most dynamic Venture Capital firms. Founded in 2006 and a member of the global Draper VC network, the company has so far invested over $1 billion in 200 startups—including nibbling breakout company Graze, IoT  firm Movidius, and online fashion portal Lyst— and it pegs the overall value of its exits at $4 […]

London-based news intelligence startup Signal Media has closed a £5.8 Series A Round backed by MMC Ventures, Hearst Ventures, Frontline Ventures, Reed Elsevier Ventures and LocalGlobe— and it is now looking to boost its Artificial Intelligence capabilities. Founded in 2013 by CEO David Benigson, Signal uses AI to monitor the world’s media and extract relevant knowledge for its […]

London-based fintech startup ABAKA has closed a £520,000 Seed round spearheaded jointly by Anthemis Exponential Ventures and MMI Holdings’ Exponential Ventures. Founded in January 2016, the savings platform helps employees manage their pension plan through their mobile devices. It employs an Artificial Intelligence advisor that harnesses neural networks to provide tailored advice. The fresh round of funding will […]

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