Paris-based Ekimetrics raises $29 million in funding
Ekimetrics, a European leader in data science, has raised $29 million in a new round of funding from two minority shareholders including Tikehau Capital – an asset management and investment group and Bpifrance, written in the company`s press release.
Founded in 2006 by Jean-Baptiste Bouzige, François Poitrine, Paul Seguineau, and Quentin Michard, Ekimetrics provides industrialized corporate data science solutions to meet its clients’ most pressing business needs. Specifically, it uses data to maximize companies’ return on investment on marketing expenses and optimize sales, the customer experience, and the entire operational model.
The raised funds will be used to fuel Ekimetrics’ international growth, enhance its technological assets, and help to set a new standard for the sector worldwide. To date, the company has a presence in Paris, London, New York, and Hong Kong and now has one of the largest independent teams in Europe, comprising over 240 data scientists.
Jean-Baptiste Bouzige, founder and CEO of Ekimetrics said:
“This investment will allow us to go even further and faster in affirming our unique positioning at the intersection of business and data science.”