100 UK AI/ML Start Ups Launched in 2017

Dmitry Rastorguev
Jan 10, 2018 · 6 min read

I have put together a list of 100 start ups with Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning at their core. All of these have been started or launched in 2017 in the United Kingdom. It demonstrates that UK remains an important center of entrepreneurship, including commercialisation of deep tech.


This article served as a starting for Founders Time, where we interview founders of early stage AI and Machine Learning.


  • Natter.ai — Natural language technologies — Artificial Intelligence, chatbots, remessaging and business intelligence products. [source]
  • Pablo ML — Using machine learning to reinvent journalism. [source]
  • Morpheus Labs — Developing state-of-the-art machine learning technology for autonomous vehicles and traffic modeling applications. [source]
  • Zeg.ai — Enabling the world to see in 3D. [source]
  • Humanise.AI — Increasing hotel revenues, by improving guest experience and loyalty. [source]
  • AI4THINGS — Develops embedded solutions using reinforcement deep learning technologies. [source]
  • robik.ai — Looking at the use of autonomous robots to solve the last mile delivery conundrum [source]
  • Programmai — Predictive Marketing & Advertising for E-Commerce Retailers. [source]
  • Shoesie — Retail customisation and analytics software for shoe brands. [source]
  • IntelliAgent — Software that replaces call centre agents. [source]
  • Seed Media — Uses the power of social networks to identify influence. [source]
  • Olvin — Analytics platform that serves premium quality intelligence to the drinks trade. [source]
  • Chronomics — An epigenetic testing AI platform to drive the future of personalised wellness. [source]
  • Vaion — Vaion is set to innovate and revolutionise a multi-billion dollar market with bleeding edge hardware and software products. [source]
  • Rewired.ai — A robotics-focused venture studio. [source]
  • ContentMine — The days of manually searching through thousands of academic papers are now gone. [source]
  • Dalwyn — We use AI and automation to solve business problems. [source]
  • Bunny AI — Next generation marketplace for local on demand solutions and is all-in-one platform for small businesses in the age of digital nomads. [source]
  • SpeechKit — Turn your news articles into podcasts. [source]
  • Flux — Receipts and Loyalty that live in your Banking App. [source]
  • Valsys — Saas platform for private company valuation. [source]
  • Kortical — Designing AI for Enterprise. [source]
  • PencilCup — AI powered hiring based on abilities and tests. [source]
  • Papercup.AI — Auto translates video content. [source]
  • Count Open — Building a data visualisation and query engine for data scientist. [source]
  • Fluidly — Intelligent cashflow. [source]
  • Ai Build — Artificial Intelligence and Advanced Additive Manufacturing technologies. [source]
  • Fixers — Using a blend of human curation and sophisticated machine learning, Fixers are the smart way to book. [source]
  • Resurgo Genetics — Modelling the complex processes of life. [source]
  • Automorph — AI for software development. [source]
  • Prognostic — Cognitive diagnostics & decisions engine for Industrial Internet. [source]
  • Upper.ai — Autonomous AI Data Analyst. [source]
  • Optimal Labs — Applied Reinforcement Learning. [source]
  • Optellum — Radically reshaping cancer care from early diagnosis to treatment. [source]
  • 9fin — AI powered financial data for the bond market. [source]
  • Sensum Technologies — Predicts preterm birth using the latest statistical and machine learning techniques. [source]
  • Crossing35 — AI Platform for CEOs to tap global markets. [source]
  • Tiddall — Using data science, machine learning and AI to discover individuals weight loss secrets. [source]
  • Wave Mining — Bot behaviour as a service. [source]
  • Ziligence — AI driven platform that reveals hidden insights on companies, public or private, helping firms optimize portfolio risk. [source]
  • Health+ — Interactive Medical Information. [source]
  • Fifty Technology — Large scale analysis of social media data. [source]
  • Klydo — Delivering moments of insight in our complex and changing world. [source]
  • Toneboard — Toneboard identifies health problems of the elderly based on the way they talk. [source]
  • Mindtrace — Develops novel software algorithms to mimic how the human brain works. [source]
  • uVue — Command and control system for future transport networks. [source]
  • Prodo.AI — Makes machines write code for humans. [source]
  • BB1 — Uses data analytics to track behavior and footfall in physical stores [source]
  • Waive — Providing actionable recommendations to engage new and existing audiences. [source]
  • Migacore Technologies — Demand Forecasting for Travel Providers [source]
  • Biolink.Tech — Private Artificial Intelligence. [source]
  • Proportunity — Machine learning driven real estate forecasting. [source]
  • Anon AI — Automated data anonymisation. [source]
  • PolyAI — London-based machine learning startup building the next generation of conversational user interfaces. [source]
  • Multiply — Revolutionising decision making in finance. [source]
  • Scalia — A whole new approach to product data exchange. [source]
  • Predina Tech — Automotive data analytics powered by AI. [source]
  • Rediscovery.io — Building end-to-end Advanced Analytics Solutions. [source]
  • Vochlea Music — Vocal recognition for music and audio creation. [source]
  • Emma.ai — Your virtual personal assistant for daily travel. [source]
  • Malet Labs — A Deep Learning ecosystem for everyone. [source]
  • Hacksy — Cybersecurity AI for businesses. [source]
  • Logical Glue — Making data science accessible for business users. [source]
  • Robotimate — Offers pre-configured statistical data models using machine learning to find insights or inefficiencies in business processes. [source]
  • Open Risk Exchange — Free credit scores for businesses in the United Kingdom. [source]
  • Tactful.ai — AI Powered Enterprise Chatbot to take online shopping experience to next level. [source]
  • Personalyze — The world’s most powerful profiling technology for individuals on social and mobile. [source]
  • Observe Technologies — Optimising fish farms. [source]
  • WILD — Race discovery and ML training plan for runners, cyclists and swimmers. [source]
  • Orpiva — Largest Fashion Aggregator with AI, CV and ML based Technology for better shopping. [source]
  • Kiroku — Automatically generating notes through conversation. [source]
  • Sportslate — Sports analytics startup delivering hyper-accurate, rich and relevant intelligence for professional sports teams. [source]
  • Factmata — Machine learning for content verification. [source]
  • Machine Medicine — Computer vision to predict and prevent falls in the elderly. [source]
  • AI Collect — Apply ML to help lenders to better understand and serve their customers. [source]
  • Impartial.AI — All news is biased. See how your news compares to the rest. [source]
  • Arctoris — Battling Cancer with AI Robotics. [source]
  • Gestalt Labs — AI platform for Construction Industry. [source]
  • Focaldata — Analytics platform for deep consumer insight. [source]
  • Hulah — Machine assisted personal travel assistant. [source]
  • Armstrong One — Combines Predictive Analytics and AI with Omni-channel content execution. [source]
  • inbest.ai — Chatbot Platform for Financial Services. [source]
  • SignalBox — Out-of-the-box Deep Learning platform [source]
  • Calypsort — Real-time botnet detection with machine learning. [source]
  • Drone Space AI — Platform based AI for unmanned aerial and ground vehicles. [source]
  • Sentient Machines — Using deep learning to bring customer understanding to the call centre industry. [source]
  • Fractal Labs — Bloomberg for the private market. [source]
  • Frontier Labs — Blends data science & design to build products that solve complex problems. [source]
  • Hitch — Helping API providers to scaling support for their API communities. [source]
  • Samim.ai — Uses Machine Learning and Data to increase and accelerate Sales and Upsells. [source]
  • High Dimension — Artificial Intelligence Strategy. [source]
  • Metis Labs — Intelligent control for manufacturing systems. [source]
  • Headstart — ML platform disrupting recruitment by changing the way companies think about talent. [source]
  • Hertzian — AI Powered Customer Feedback Analysis. [source]
  • Ally Chatbot — A chatbot that provides information and advice to prevent homelessness. [source]

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