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

British MPs have demanded that the government come to grips with the rise of Artificial Intelligence, whose impact on society and jobs is poised to be too relevant not to deal with. A parliamentary report from Westminster’s Science and Technology Committee calls for the creation of a government-backed commission assessing the consequences of AI, and in […]

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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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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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This time last summer, I was immersed in the world of life science and healthcare startups, and the term ‘precision medicine’ was on everyone’s mind, though not so much AI, machine learning, or deep learning. The meteoric rise of the CRISPR gene-editing technology, which allowed researchers to carry out complex genetic experiments at an unprecedented […]

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