DataScience Named One of the Best Places to Work in Los Angeles

Leader in the LA Data Community Is on a Hiring Spree to Meet Increasing Demand for Its Services

August 11, 2015 —

CULVER CITY, CA — (Marketwired) — 08/11/15 — DataScience, Inc. (www.DataScience.com), the company that combines human intellect with machine-powered analysis to craft simple, actionable insights from raw data to drive real business results, was recently named as one of the Best Places to Work in Los Angeles. The award, created by the Los Angeles Business Journal and currently in its ninth year, honors the 100 best employers in Los Angeles, shedding light on the innovative workers and businesses in the county.

“Being recognized as one of the best places to work in Los Angeles is a great achievement for DataScience and a testament to the collaborative and collegial workplace we have built,” said Ian Swanson, co-founder and CEO, DataScience. “I am extremely proud of the team’s success to date, and we plan to bring in at least 30-40 new employees to join our company of peers by the end of 2015.”

Analytical thinkers working side-by-side and learning from each other is what fuels DataScience’s vibrant and supportive culture. This has led to massive popularity among the best and brightest data experts in Los Angeles and beyond, with the company receiving more than 1,000 applications each month while many other companies struggle to hire analytical talent. DataScience prides itself on its environment of education and curiosity, which manifests itself in lunch and learns, workshops, sponsored trainings, and peer learning. Outside the company’s walls, the team seeks to share that culture, which has led it to become a driving force in the Los Angeles data community and beyond.

DataScience works collaboratively with a wide range of business teams from sales to marketing, product to IT, and customer service to operations. Through its web application, customers simply connect data sources, pose specific questions about their business and get answers from an on-demand team of data experts. Some of DataScience’s current customers include connected hardware leaders Sonos and Belkin, as well e-commerce startup, Tradesy.

Founded in 2014, DataScience has grown significantly in just under a year. The company recently announced a $4.5 million Series A financing round led by Greycroft Partners. This investment follows a recent $1.5 million seed round from Pelion Ventures Partners, Crosscut Ventures and TenOneTen, who also participated in the Series A funding.

The complete list of Best Places to Work in Los Angeles 2015 will be announced on August 19 and available here: www.BestPlacestoWorkLA.com. To read more about what makes DataScience a great place to work, visit http://datascience.com/about-us/.

About DataScience

Based in Culver City, Calif., DataScience, Inc. combines human intellect with machine-powered analysis to create simple, actionable insights from complex data to drive real business results. Founded by a team of accomplished entrepreneurs with a background in data science and big data, and experience in such Fortune 500 mainstays as American Express, AOL and Sprint, DataScience traces its lineage to Sometrics, which was acquired by American Express in 2011. DataScience is backed by Greycroft Partners, Pelion Venture Partners, Crosscut Ventures, and TenOneTen. To learn more or request a demo, please visit: www.DataScience.com.

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