Westpac and Airtree Ventures tip .2M into analytics startup

Staff Writers 2016-10-17 Sydney-based analytics start up Hyper Anna has received a $1.25 million investment from Westpac’s venture capital arm, Reinventure and AirTree Ventures. The company has developed a natural language driven data analytics system which it says can deliver rich insights without the need for a data scientist. That’s a nice problem to solve. Data scientists are scarce and expensive with salaries typically coming in north of $120k. For data scientists with social analytics skills the pay scales often break beyond $200K and above. Nor is it a problem confined to Australia. There is a global scarcity of data science skills. The new investment will be used to support further development of its natural language driven data analytics solution and to help fund the US launch in 2017. Hyper Anna was set up by…


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