Category Archives: Investment

Press Release: Series B Funding from Mitsui Confirmed

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UK’s No 1 Data Science start-up announces major investment from Mitsui (MTSFY)

Black Swan today announced a strategic investment from Mitsui that will help support the UK-headquartered advanced analytics and prediction business to continue on its rapid growth trajectory. Investment allows Black Swan to accelerate development of its NEST platform and geographic expansion into the US and Japan.

Lara is Communications Manager at Black Swan.
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Blowing the Black Swan Trumpet

| Posted in Creativity, Data Science, Investment

Sometimes at Black Swan we have some news we just have to share; the last time we couldn’t keep a cork in it was the UK’s Fastest Growing Start-up award from the Sunday Times.  This time we are delighted to confirm our series B investment has been secured from our friends at Mitsui, Japan’s top corporation and one of the largest groups in the world.

Steve King has worked in tech & data science, man & boy. He puts it down to playing with an abacus from an early age in the depths of Wales, with precious else to do. Now he’s all grown up and as CEO spends his days leading our flagship accounts – zipping regularly from the UK to the US West Coast. He’s one of Black Swan’s founders, citing his sources of inspiration as Nate Silver, standing atop the Gower Peninsular and delivering game changing insights for his clients.
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What Can Corporations Learn From Ernest Hemingway?

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At Black Swan Edge we help companies raise finance from the investor community. Although we use data and marketing techniques when  executing campaigns we always start a project with helping our clients tell their story.

Fergus is Head of Strategy at Black Swan Edge. He is passionate about marketing and communications – a graduate from the ‘no-nonsense’ school of marketing, Fergus helps our clients develop their stories to win investors’ hearts and minds.
Black Swan Edge are a relatively new addition to the family. They provide marketing and data intelligence to the financial services sector.
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