Data science start-up Black Swan clinches ?3m investment

by Henry Williams Updated: Mar 21, 2016 Published: Mar 21, 2016 Black Swan, a London-based big data science start-up, has raised £3m in a funding round led by Japanese investment firm Mitsui. Launched in 2011, Black Swan converts big data into valuable predictions for its clients by applying data science and natural language predictions to information such as news, weather and social data. Its team of 210 strong team of digital developers, planners and data scientists can help forecast seasonal events for retailers, interpret supply chain demand and logistics for manufacturers, and trigger social media warning campaigns for pharmaceutical businesses. It will use the investment to fuel development of its proprietary data unification platform The NEST, and will also up its expansion in the US and Japan. Steve King, CEO of…


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