Data Science Investment Counter —Funding raised by UK data science companies in 2017 as of today
£ 258.765 Million
artificial intelligence

Healthcare startup Healx has concluded a series A round from Amadeus Capital and healthcare entrepreneur Jonathan Milner, raising about £1.5 million ($1.9m) in total. The Cambridge-based company uses machine learning, genomics and data analytics to discover if known drugs can be repurposed to treat rare diseases. About 8,000 rare conditions—often linked to genetic features—  affect some 350 […]

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Aire, a London-based startup using Artificial Intelligence to create credit scores, has raised $2 million (£1.5m) in a new funding round led by White Star Capital. Early-stage VC firms Sunstone Capital and Accion Venture Lab also contributed to the round. The fintech startup was founded in 2014  by  Aneesh Varma, Jon Bundy and Srini Sundaram— with the […]

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E-commerce has a problem: it does not listen to its customers. When it started gaining momentum, in the 1990s, the great promise of online shopping was to give you more stuff, and at a cheaper price. Customer care was sacrificed on the altar of quickness and effectiveness. But as they take up an ever-increasing share […]

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For scientists, keeping up with the latest research is essential. But scouring through academic journals every day in search of relevant articles can be extremely time-consuming, while search engines like Google Scholar will just not cut the mustard. Articles on Google’s academic version are shown on the basis of the number of citations they rake […]

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