Boxfish acquires Belfast data firm Sophia

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20th November, 2016
Boxfish founder Eoin Dowling

Boxfish, the data science company founded by Eoin Dowling and Kevin Burkitt, has acquired Sophia, a Belfast firm that specialises in semantic data and content analytics.

Boxfish, which raised $5 million from Dublin-based venture capital firm Atlantic Bridge Partners and electronics giant Samsung in 2014, did not disclose the terms of the deal.

“Having worked with the Sophia team for the past two years, we already had developed a tight synergy between our two companies,” Dowling, chief...

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