Francis Bacon is credited with using the phrase “knowledge is power” in the late 16th century. 400+ years later, the phrase is still very applicable. The advent internet of the internet has exponentially increased the amount of information available both publicly and privately. AlphaSense is a market intelligence platform for corporations that uses NLP and AI to extract relevant insights from over 10,000 premium business sources that include analyst research, transcripts, SEC filings, and news sources. The platform saves businesses countless hours and ensures they are not missing potentially market-moving content. The company has built a strong presence within financial institutions, where the timely synthesis of information can translate into millions of dollars, but the platform is versatile enough to be used in any application that relies on mission-critical information. The company works with 1800+ customers, including a large portion of the SP 500, and the team has scaled to close to 500 employees since its founding in 2011. AlleyWatch caught up with AlphaSense CEO Jack Kokko to learn more about the company’s impressive traction, strategic plans, latest round of funding led by Viking Global Investors and the Growth Equity business within Goldman Sachs Asset Management.
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The use case and impact of AI has never been clearer thanks to AlphaSense, the AI-based search engine that can instantaneously pinpoint critical data and analyze every line of text within over 100 million documents. AlphaSense has a database consisting of tens of thousands of high-value pieces of content that include everything from WSJ research, […]
Notable startup fundings for the week ending 7/20/19 featuring funding details for Turo, Amperity, BigID, and much much more.
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As AlleyWatch opens up nominations for the 2019 NYC Fintech Influencers feature, we take a look at the 14 largest FinTech startup funding rounds in NYC history using some data from our friends at Crunchbase. In addition to dollar amount of the round, I have included industry focal point, round type, date of funding, year of founding, […]