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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Build the Right Team to Build a Successful Startup

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 to […] more

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The Secret Ingredient for Business Growth

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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5 Key Strategies for Marketing and Growing Your Start-up

14th of September 2018 - Jade Thomas
Most entrepreneurs are convinced they’re building the next big thing, but in reality, over 90 per cent of start-ups fail. To scale a start-up from 0 to £100 million, companies need to ensure they are creating something people want, building the right technology and executing an efficient business scaling strategy. While a business has many […] 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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Benefits of AI for Small Business: Q & A with Imam Hoque

29th of August 2018 - Jade Thomas
Data, data, data: it drives the Internet of Things (IoT) as well as the surrounding economy. But to be of value, that data needs to be gathered, organised, queried, and analysed accurately. Moreover, the learning based upon that data needs to be understandable and actionable. That’s where companies like Quantexa come in. Imam Hoque, COO and global […] 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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Empowering the Next Generation of Women in Tech: Q & A with Laura Hutton

19th of July 2018 - Jade Thomas
Laura Hutton is Co-Founder and Head of Fraud and Financial Markets at Quantexa – the start-up solving financial crime and terrorism through data analytics, AI and machine learning. Laura has over 12 years’ experience using data and network analysis to tackle fraud and financial crime. In the wake of the 2008 Jérôme Kerviel rogue trading […] more

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How Technology is Saving Lives by Tackling Human Trafficking

19th of July 2018 - Jade Thomas
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, as well as the accessibility of online advertisements and encrypted messaging apps, traffickers have a host of technologies at their fingertips to help entrap victims, advertise their […] 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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Boston Becomes Quantexa's Data Centre of Excellence

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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Shell Oil Using Quantexa Data Analytics for B2B Insights

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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5 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% of all marketing leads are never converted […] more

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Criminals Are Using Your Favorite Apps to Launder Money

1st of May 2018 - Jade Thomas
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 the proceeds of their crimes. How Do Criminals ‘Clean’ Dirty Money? Modern […] more

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We Need to Look at The Whole Picture When it Comes to AML

17th of April 2018 - Jade Thomas
2017 saw several of the UK’s top tier banks get 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 furor surrounding the scandals criticized the UK for being a target for international criminals looking to turn the profits of […] more

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How AI Can Automate Decisions and Increase Accuracy: 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 they assess, the […] more

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Quantexa Technology Helps HSBC Fight 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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What the Jerome Kerviel Case Can Teach Us About Fraud Detection 10 Years Later

7th of March 2018 - Jade Thomas
The Kerviel Case This month marks a decade since Jérôme Kerviel was taken into custody after being 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 […] more

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Quantexa and Arachnys Partner 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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The AI Revolution is Now: Why You Should Embrace AI Decisioning

19th of February 2018 - Jade Thomas
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 decades. AI has reached the point where it is capable of surpassing the decision-making of humans in many situations; consistently, accurately, […] more

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What UK Businesses Must 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 face […] more

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Quantexa Turns up the Heat on Fraudsters

Friday 8th of December 2017
  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 teams in financial services, fraud and compliance at giants including BAE Systems and EY. The CEO […] more
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