Kensho

wealthtech-retailfinancial researchartificial intelligence/machine learning

STATUS: Acquired/Merged
FOUNDING YEAR: 2013
LOCATION: United States
Last Update: 18/10/2019

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About

Based in Harvard Square and New York City, Kensho deploys scalable machine intelligence and analytics systems across the most critical government and commercial institutions in the world to solve some of the hardest analytical problems of our time. In 2016 Kensho was named by Fortune as one of the "5 Hottest Companies in Fintech," and it topped Forbes' inaugural and 2016 lists of the most innovative Fintech companies in the world. In 2017 at Davos, Kensho was named a "Technology Pioneer" by the World Economic Forumone of most innovative technology companiesof any kindin the world. In 2018, Kensho was acquired by S&P Global (SPGI) in the largest acquisition of an artificial intelligence company to-date. Kensho will operate as an independent entity within SPGI. Curious technologists and data scientists, please say hello: jobs@kensho.com

MEDICI Analysis

Kensho was acquired by S&P Global in March 2018, it is an AI-powered market data analytics platform.

Focus

PRODUCTS & SERVICES

Kensho’s major products include Analytics Software, Applied Mind, and Koto. Kensho’s Analytics Software uses scalable analytics system across commercial institutions of the world in the field of finance. Kensho Applied Mind uses artificial intelligence in field of human systems, social and economic systems and tries to analyze human behavior as data and draw conclusions to create a collective consciousness for us. Koto is applied in defense industry with United States government institutions to help the National Security mission.

REVENUE MODEL

Kensho follows subscription based business model.

EXISTING PARTNERSHIPS

CNBC - Data Provider.

Traction

VALUATION / MARKET CAP:

$318.67 M in 2015

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