Data Science Investment Counter —Funding raised by UK data science companies in 2017 as of today
£ 280.765 Million
starship technologies

Welsh company Academy of Robotics has gathered £292,930 in crowdfunding to develop its self-driving vehicle Kar-Go. The company, based in Aberystwyth, has conceived an AI-powered pod that would use a blend of machine vision, sensors and offline map analysis to autonomously deliver packages in residential areas. Founded in 2015 by William Sachiti,  Academy of Robotics got its […]

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Delivery company Hermes has launched a partnership with self-driving buggies startup Starship Technologies to start delivering goods in London. The friendly-looking robots, able to autonomously navigate and deliver up to 10 kg of groceries, are already scurrying around on the pavements of Southwark, a borough in the British capital’s south. The test follows a previous trial Hermes and […]

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Rolling coverage of all the investments in British data science and AI companies throughout 2017, the year the UK starts to pull out of the European Union.    Total: £280.765 million raised as of October 2017   27 September 2017 –London-based Artificial Intelligence company Onfido has secured £22 million in a Series C round led by Crane Venture Partners and backed […]

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