London Welcomes Fall Batch: Combined Funding of Over $120M
Warwick HillManaging Director, Microsoft Accelerator London
This week, we announced the Fall batch of emerging companies in our London Accelerator. With over $120 million in funding, these startups represent one of the strongest batches of our program to date.
From AI to IOT, here’s who we are working with:
Ranked by M.I.T as one of the top 50 global genomics organizations, SOPHiA GENETICS joins us from Switzerland. Aiming to be the global leader in data driven medicine, this dedicated team of experts brings together clinical genomics and artificial intelligence to deliver SOPHiA DDM, an advanced technology for genomics analysis. SOPHiA GENETICS counts over 330 leading hospitals and is today helping better diagnose and treat thousands of patients every month.
CheckRecipient is a pioneering Cyber Security Scale-ups. Check Recipient is a next generation email security platform which uses machine learning to automatically prevent highly sensitive emails being sent to the wrong person with zero administration minimal disruption to users.
Bringing big-data financial analytics know-how, Quantexa brings together experts from London, Sydney, and Brussels. Quantexa’s unique entity resolution and network building technology helps you to enrich your vast data assets, allowing you make more cost effective and improved data-driven decisions.
Veridum is one of the leading companies in the UK for Tier 1 banks for biometrics and identity. Veridium’s multi-factor authentication solutions integrate with existing corporate authentication infrastructure without the need for any additional hardware. This strengthens existing solutions beyond tokens or passwords by having employees or customers verify their identity with biometrics from a mobile or web app.
Unbabel , is a large scale up based in Portugal. They specialize in Machine Translation and are accelerating the shift towards a world without language barriers by enabling trustworthy, seamless and scalable translations between companies and their customers. International businesses trust Unbabel’s enterprise platform to open up and grow new markets by harnessing the power of Artificial Intelligence and a global community of mobile linguists. Backed by Notion Capital, Google Ventures, Caixa Capital and Y Combinator, Unbabel is helping customers like Pinterest, Skyscanner, Under Armour, Trello and Oculus VR to understand and be understood.
Hailing from Croatia, TVbeat is bringing TV Media Analytics to the world. TVbeat helps broadcast media companies to make their cross-screen TV audience data a core revenue asset to maximize TV audience targeting, media planning and forecasting as well as post-campaign reporting. It achieves this through its highly scalable platform which can ingest, process and fuse fragmented unstructured TV audience datasets. Capturing TV Viewership, customer and advertising data at any scale across all connected devices, including connected set-top boxes.
Yecco is a Healthcare IOT platform which is well-funded and currently providing support for more than 9,000 residents who are aging. They are also scaling across USA, UK, and Australia. Yecco is a fast growing, dynamic medical health and software company specializing in delivering software and hardware IoT solutions for remote monitoring, self-management of chronic conditions assisting older and more vulnerable people to live independently. By helping the deployment of expert services where they are most needed, Yecco’s services help save costs, prevent hospital admission and provide better patient outcomes.
Manual.to is joining us from Brussels and they are one of the Global BNP Paribas Hackathon regional winners. Transforming old and boring industry manuals into a a cloud-based marketplace. Manual.to is providing mobile manual technology to medium and large corporations, lowering their production costs and enhancing the customer user experience. In addition, Manual.to offers unique benefits for companies trying to build relationships with their customers after sales, and decreases the cost of after sales support.
Polystream is the world’s first 3D, pixel perfect, application streaming platform. Free from the restrictions, hardware, and limitations of existing GPU streaming technologies, Polystream is completely redefining how businesses can instantly reach, engage and grow their customers from any cloud, at any scale, anywhere.
Homegrown Paymentology caters tothe banking sector with issuer side payment processing. The company was born through a passion for exploring the complex engineering problems involved in today’s payment processing systems. Paymentology has developed what they believe to be the most flexible and most dynamic authorisation processing system available today. This enables “one for all” processing for companies requiring processing for complex card programs.