Data Science Investment Counter —Funding raised by UK data science companies in 2017 as of today
£ 258.765 Million
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London-based Artificial Intelligence (AI) company BenevolentAI has announced the expansion of its business to the United States, after snapping up two major AI experts from the tech sector and academia. Founded in 2013 and based near King’s Cross, the company is using AI to drive scientific progress forward. BenevolentAI’s machine learning algorithms have been trained to scour millions of research publications, […]

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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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