Turing Initiative

Turing Initiative

Calling all artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning start-ups. The London Co-Invest Fund and its partners Playfair Capital, Downing Ventures, Seedcamp and Firestartr are offering to anchor or lead the seed-stage financing rounds of AI and machine learning start-ups willing to operate from London.
We invest in technically strong and product-minded teams solving important, high-value problems. Teams should have a working prototype and a well versed understanding of the product’s path to market.

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Downing Ventures
Playfair Capital

If this profile fits your company and you are raising between £250,000 £1,200,000 then register here and we’ll be in touch.

The partners to this initiative have a track record of investing in and providing value adding support to some of Europe’s leading early stage AI & Machine Learning Startups. Former investments include Gluru, Ravelin, Seldon, True AI, Big Data For Humans, Reinfer, ThirdEye, and Lateral.io

In addition, the Turing Initiative has secured the support of University College London’s world class Computer Science department who will be offering their expertise, resources and MSC student interns to teams that apply and/or secure investment through this initiative.



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'LCIF have played a significant role in supporting and helping us to meet our fundraise target and ultimately allow us to succeed as an AI focussed start-up.  They are a…
Tim Porter CEO of Gluru
True AI
Working with London Co-Investment Fund and Downing Ventures allows us at True AI to develop cutting edge technology in machine learning. In addition to investment, we have enjoyed invaluable business advice and connections…
Pyry Takala – Co-Founder of True AI