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ICN researcher's spin-out company wins Innovate.AI competition and $1m investment

3 May 2018

A start-up co-founded by Dr Fintan Nagle (UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience) has won this year's Microsoft Innovate.AI competition.

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Dr Nagle, who is part of the Ateention and Cognitive Control research group at ICN, co-founded Hazy in 2017 with two software entrepreneurs, CTO James Arthur and CEO Harry Keen. A UCL Business spin-out company, Hazy offers software which aims to help developers and data scientists to share information securely.

Innovate.AI is a global competition launched and supported by M12. Its goal is to recognise and award capital to high-potential artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning startup.

As winners of Innovate.IA's European category, Hazy receives $1 million of investment from M12 (formerly Microsoft Ventures) in partnership with Notion Capital.


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