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

Fintech app Chip, a chatbot that helps users automatically save money from their bank accounts, has secured £1.078 million on crowdfunding platform Crowdcube. Chip is plugged into users’ bank accounts, and leverages an AI system to calculate an ideal amount of money to put aside every day. Customers can also interact with the service through a chatbot app […]

NearGroup, a company that developed a chatbot allowing users to find and connect with like-minded people nearby, has secured £1.2 million in a seed round led by London-based fund OpenOcean, and also backed by Neotribe and BoostVC. The product is geared towards Middle-Eastern or Asian countries where picture-based dating apps are not easy or safe to […]

Most of the times we go to see the doctor, we  do not really need to. Only in the UK, up to 90 percent of GP consultations are due to minor ailments, most of them treatable with self-care. This takes precious time away from hard-pressed practitioners, but you can hardly blame patients for turning to experts […]

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 […]

Subscribe to our newsletter