Posts by Jade Thomas

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Criminals Are Using Your Dream Home To Clean Dirty Money

5th of December 2018 - Jade Thomas
Following a sudden increase in transactions from offshore companies back in 2015, the National Crime Agency warned that foreign criminals were using the UK property market to launder their dirty money. But three years on, we still have good reason to believe that this behavior continues to occur. The property sector is immune to sanctions and […] more

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What Rugby Taught Me About Growing A Successful Startup

8th of November 2018 - Jade Thomas
There are probably few similarities between your workplace and a rugby pitch, but the tactics you use and the values you uphold in rugby can teach you a lot about growing a successful business. From the moment you kick off and launch your startup, the choices you make about your strategy, team and culture will define what you accomplish as a company. […] more

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Accenture Forms Strategic Alliance and Invests in Data Analytics Firm Quantexa

Wednesday 7th of November 2018
LONDON; Nov. 7, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has invested in and formed a strategic alliance with Quantexa, a leading data analytics firm that provides technology solutions to uncover new intelligence.   The minority investment made by Accenture Ventures will help Quantexa accelerate the development of its AI-powered entity resolution and network analytics technology working […] more

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Our People, Our Culture: The Making of a Successful Tech Scale-up.

25th of October 2018 - Jade Thomas
We may work across a diverse set of technologies to solve a range of complex problems, but diversity is not just in what we do – it’s who we are. At Quantexa, each member of our team brings something new to the table, from coding skills to football skills. But what connects us together is […] more

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How to build a tech startup team for success

19th of October 2018 - Jade Thomas
By Thomas Fairey, CCO at Quantexa    A business has many measures of success. But, ultimately, if you want to grow a profitable and viable company, you need to turn your attention to generating revenue. As the Chief Revenue Officer, I helped lead the way to Quantexa exceeding a £100m valuation by aligning sales and marketing strategies […] more

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How to Drive Greater Value Out of Your Existing Tech Using AI

18th of October 2018 - Jade Thomas
Big data and artificial intelligence are hot topics across the business world. Organisations without initiatives to use these technologies can be seen to be outdated and behind the curve. Yet for many, the reality of implementing cutting-edge techniques within a large landscape of legacy technologies can be extremely daunting. The desire may be to rip […] more

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Our Growth Journey: How Quantexa Went From Six To 100 Employees

4th of September 2018 - Jade Thomas
In the two and a half years since we were founded, Quantexa’s success has snowballed. We have achieved rapid global expansion and incredible company growth from our humble beginnings with six employees. It was just last month that Quantexa exceeded a £100 million valuation. This week, we are celebrating a mammoth milestone: reaching 100 employees. […] more

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How A.I. can benefit even small businesses: Quantexa Q&A

29th of August 2018 - Jade Thomas
Data, data, data: that’s what drives the Internet of Things (IoT) and the surrounding economy. But that data needs to be gathered, organised, queried, and analysed accurately. More, the learning needs to be understandable and actionable. That’s where companies like Quantexa come in. Imam Hoque, COO and global head of Products at the data analytics provider, tells […] more

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Meet: Symran B.

27th of August 2018 - Jade Thomas
Symran B                                                                                                   Rotational Intern Location: London Who […] more

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Meet: Charlotte E-K.

27th of August 2018 - Jade Thomas
Charlotte Ellis-Keeler.                                                                                                            […] more

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Meet: Cassia H.

16th of August 2018 - Jade Thomas
Cassia H.                                                                                                            […] more

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Meet: Elliot G.

10th of August 2018 - Jade Thomas
Elliot G. Solutions Consultant Location: London Who I am: I am ‘born and bred’ in Woking. It sits right on the commuter-belt for London but is nestled in the Surrey Hills, so we get the best of both city and countryside! I did an English degree at Leicester Uni, which involved reading everything from Chaucer […] more

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Meet: Sophia H.

10th of August 2018 - Jade Thomas
Sophia H.                                                                                                     Work Experience Programme The […] more

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Quantexa raises US$20 million Series B to fund international expansion

Friday 3rd of August 2018
London, 03 Aug 2018 – Big Data and Enterprise Intelligence scale-up Quantexa, today announced US$20 million (£15.2 million) in Series B funding. The round is led by Dawn Capital, Europe’s largest B2B technology venture fund focussing on SaaS and FinTech, with return backers HSBC and Albion Capital also participating. The new funding will be used to further develop Quantexa’s unique technology and support its international expansion. […] more

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How technology is tackling human trafficking

19th of July 2018 - Jade Thomas
By Alexon Bell, Global Head of AML and Compliance at Quantexa Technology is both a blessing and a curse for officials fighting against human trafficking. With the rise of social media and a world growing smaller through communication platforms, alongside the accessibility of online advertisements and encrypted messaging apps, traffickers have a host of technologies at […] more

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Quantexa partners with Deloitte in fight against financial crime

Monday 16th of July 2018
London, July 2018 – Quantexa, the enterprise intelligence scale-up, today announced a partnership with Deloittethe business advisory firm, to help organisations tackle financial crime. Deloitte’s financial crime team and Quantexa will be joining their expertise and technology respectively, to use contextual monitoring and real-time entity resolution to flag potential money laundering activity within financial institutions. […] more

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Quantexa hires FinTech and AI expert Peyman Mestchian

Thursday 12th of July 2018
London, July 2018 – Quantexa, the Big Data and Enterprise Intelligence scale-up, has hired Peyman Mestchian as a Non-Executive Director. Mestchian brings a huge array of expertise with him as a leader in Artificial Intelligence and risk management and will lead and advise on Quantexa’s further expansion into the fields of risk and financial technology. Mestchian has over 21 years in finance, AI and risk technology and is a Fellow […] more

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London's big-data startup Quantexa is launching a Boston analytics hub

Friday 29th of June 2018
Quantexa, a London-based big data and analytics startup, is establishing a data science and network analytics center in Boston and aims to hire about 20 workers in the coming months. The company will target clients in sectors including financial services, oil and gas, government, telecommunications and transportation. Its Boston hub will be based of out […] more

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Quantexa CEO Vishal Marria Wins 'Developing Entrepreneur' Award at Enterprise Awards 2018

Friday 29th of June 2018
LONDON, June 2018 — Vishal Marria, CEO of big data specialist Quantexa, wins Developing Entrepreneur at the Enterprise Awards 2018. In its eighth year running, the Enterprise Awards has been dubbed “The Oscars of the Technology Industry” and recognises some of the UK’s most exciting entrepreneurs and ventures on the tech scene at all stages of growth – from […] more

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Quantexa to collaborate with Shell on data analytics for business customers

Wednesday 20th of June 2018
London, 2018: Big data specialists, Quantexa will work with Shell to further increase their understanding of B2B customers. The project will focus on Shell’s Lubricants Business and utilise expertise from Shell’s in-house Data Science Centre of Excellence. Shell Lubricants have been recognised as the global market leaders for 11 consecutive years, boasting an 11% market […] more

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Five ways to find hidden treasure in your marketing data

18th of June 2018 - Jade Thomas
For far too long, Sales Executives have wasted their time chasing dead leads that will never result in revenue. Sales Directors admit that prospecting has become increasingly difficult with consumer spending in steady decline and GDPR strangulating means of outreach. In a recent report, it was revealed that 79 per cent of all marketing leads […] more

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Money laundering in a digital world

1st of May 2018 - Jade Thomas
By Alexon Bell, Global Head of Anti-Money Laundering and Compliance at Quantexa With the advent of online platforms came fraudulent schemes used to scam people out of their money, hack accounts and defraud internet users. The proliferation of peer-to-peer websites, online banking and cryptocurrencies is now having a huge impact on the ways criminals launder […] more

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Why banks can’t see the forest for trees when it comes to money laundering

17th of April 2018 - Jade Thomas
Karim Rajwani, Global AML Advisor at Quantexa 2017 saw several of the UK’s top tier banks accused of inadvertently facilitating the laundering of enormous sums of money thought to be linked to crime rings and corrupt officials. Much of the media furore surrounding the scandals criticized the UK for being a target for international criminals looking […] more

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AI Automates 93% of Decisions Accurately – A Case Study

9th of April 2018 - Jade Thomas
Organisations across the globe are making billions of decisions every day. They are striving to execute decisions faster and more accurately to improve customer service and reduce costs. Most decisions are, of course, only as good as the facts upon which they are based. Shrewd organisations have realised that the more data that is assessed […] more

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QUANTEXA TECHNOLOGY HELPS HSBC IN FIGHT AGAINST FINANCIAL CRIME

Monday 9th of April 2018
London, April 2018 – Quantexa, the big data start-up, announces that its technology is supporting HSBC with the bank’s work to combat money laundering, following a successful pilot. HSBC will integrate Quantexa technology into its systems this year. The technology will allow HSBC to spot potential money laundering activity by analysing internal, publicly available, and […] more

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A decade on, banks still haven't learnt from the Kerviel fraud case

7th of March 2018 - Jade Thomas
This month marks a decade since Jérôme Kerviel was taken into custody accused of perpetrating the biggest financial fraud case in history. As a trader at Société Générale, Kerviel carried out unauthorised trades to a reported value of €49.9bn. Just five days after the bank released details of Kerviel’s illicit activity, the market had experienced […] more

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Specialist Technology Providers Quantexa and Arachnys Partner Together in the Fight Against Financial Crime

Tuesday 6th of March 2018
LONDON, March 6, 2018 – Big-data specialist Quantexa is partnering with compliance robotic automation leader Arachnys in the fight against financial crime. Both technology providers will be harnessing the power of each other’s respective technologies to identify and monitor customer risk. Quantexa will be using Arachnys’ cloud-based investigation platform and global news assets to dynamically […] more

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Why AI? Why Now?

19th of February 2018 - Jade Thomas
Automated artificial intelligence decision-making is driving an AI revolution, says Imam Hoque, chief operating officer and global head of products at Quantexa Just as the Industrial Revolution transformed the world during the 18th and 19th centuries, we are facing the dawn of an equally far-reaching artificial intelligence or AI revolution that will be measured in years rather than […] more

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What businesses need to do to close the digital skills gap

31st of January 2018 - Jade Thomas
Skilled coders and developers are in short supply, but remain in high demand amongst the financial and data services industries. Companies that aren’t engaging in digital skills training aren’t only preventing their employees from developing but hampering the digital transformation of their business. A recent survey undertaken by CapGemini and LinkedIn highlighted the problems that employees […] more

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Business Cloud: data analytics provider Quantexa turns up the heat on fraudsters

8th of December 2017 - Jade Thomas
Vishal Marria, CEO of the London-based firm, speaks with Business Cloud about the headache of real-time fraud prevention A London-based entrepreneur believes he could solve the headache of fraud prevention after growing his start-up to more than 50 staff in just 20 months. Vishal Marria has worked in the data and financial crime space since 2005, leading global […] more
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