Meta, an Artificial Intelligence Platform for Science, Receives M in Funding

Series A Round Provides Further Investment Into Core AI Technologies, Accelerating Platform Growth, and Adding Key Hires Across the Company TORONTO, ON–(Marketwired – Nov 18, 2015) – Meta, a machine intelligence and big-data-as-a-service company for researchers and scientific industries, today announces $6 million in funding led by Rho Canada Ventures (previous investments include: Figure1 & Chango). Additional investors include Western Technology Investment (Palantir, Google, Facebook), iGan Partners (Quandl, eSight), and angel investors from around the world. Meta recently launched its AI-powered science information platform, an end-to-end service that enables researchers and scientific industries to navigate the entirety of scientific information (25 million papers with 4,000 new ones published daily) and instantly identify key insights that would normally take days or even weeks to find. The platform currently offers 20 machine…


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