BMLL Technologies, the data engineering and analytics firm, today announced the appointment of Paul Humphrey as Chief Executive Officer. A senior executive with decades of experience in leading positions across the brokerage, banking, data and exchange world, Paul Humphrey joins BMLL Technologies to drive the scale up of the business and realise the firm’s mission to democratise access to granular market data and analytical products at speed and scale.
Privitar, the data privacy technology company, announced the appointment of Patrick Ball to Chief Revenue Officer. He will be responsible for global revenue functions, including direct sales, channel sales, technical pre-sales, business development and partnerships.
Leading Insurtech, Concirrus has announced a new multi-year deal with Hiscox London Market, the market leading insurer of global risks. Hiscox will embed Concirrus’ behaviour-based data analytics platform, Quest Marine Hull, as part of its drive to deliver progressive, analytics-based underwriting.
The what3words Voice API powered by Speechmatics offers a single API service combining automatic speech recognition (ASR) technology with in-built what3words post-processing to enable more people to speak what3words addresses to voice-controlled devices.
These are the start-ups that most impressed Britain’s top entrepreneurs and investors in 2019. There was a technology theme to the selections, while several on our panel of small business champions picked companies, they claimed were tackling some of the world’s biggest problems by treating Alzheimer’s disease and broadening access to education.