AI & Machine Learning Driving Essential Intelligence
Founded out of Harvard and MIT in 2013, Kensho received backing from Google Ventures, leading financial institutions such as Goldman Sachs, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, JPMorgan Chase and S&P Global, and the venture capital arm of the CIA, In-Q-Tel. Over five years the team at Kensho built analytical products used by some of the world’s biggest financial institutions and the U.S. Intelligence Community. Kensho was acquired by S&P Global in 2018, and continues to operate independently, retaining its distinct brand and culture in its headquarters in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and offices in New York City, Washington, D.C. and Los Angeles.
Kensho In The Press
Wall Street Tech Spree: With Kensho Acquisition S&P Global Makes Largest A.I. Deal In History
Forbes, Mar. 6, 2018
Kensho's AI For Investors Just Got Valued At Over $500 Million In Funding Round From Wall Street
Forbes, Feb. 28, 2017
Wall St. Courts Start-Ups It Once May Have Ignored
The New York Times, June 9, 2015
Rise of the Machines
The Economist, May 9, 2015
A Partnership With CNBC Adds Context to Its News
The New York Times, Nov. 19, 2014
The World Economic Forum names Kensho a Technology Pioneer — one of the most innovative private technology companies in the world.
Kensho tops Forbes' Fintech 50 — the 50 most innovative private companies in Fintech globally.
Kensho named to the AI 100 — the 100 most promising private artificial intelligence companies globally.
Fortune names Kensho one of the 5 Hottest Companies in Fintech.
CNBC's Bob Pisani Interviews Kensho CEO Daniel Nadler
CNBC, Jan. 22, 2014
SPX and Dow During the First Year of a Presidency
CNBC, May 1, 2017
The Kensho Autonomous Vehicles Index's YTD Performance
CNBC, May 26, 2017
A Way of Seeing
Kensho is a Zen term which means ‘to see nature’
From a New Vantage Point
We believe that our civilization’s newest technology—machine intelligence—can and should be used to better understand our oldest human systems