techspert.io, an AI-driven technology for mapping the worlds expertise and connecting businesses directly to the source of technical and market insights, has raised a £3.76 million Series A round.

The funding round was led by Pan-European VC Nauta Capital and existing investors including Cambridge Angels.  

Founded in 2016techspert.io eliminates the limitations of human-led market research with AIdriven scienceDeep search technology uses reinforcement learning models to autonomously crawl online content and datamapping expertise in real-time and precisely matching specialists to business needs

techspert.io’s connection platform then facilitates knowledge exchange through one-to-one conversation or focus group.

techspert.io co-founder and Managing Director, Graham Mills, said, “Primary research plays a crucial role iinforming the biggest decisions that businesses makewhether considering expansion into a new market, sizing up an acquisition targetor planning new product lines

With this funding support, we can empower more companies to go beyond who they know, to find who they need.

Carles Ferrer, Nauta Capitals General Partner, who will now join techspert.io’s board, added, “We found the company’s approach in applying deep-tech to solve a global knowledge problem highly compelling. The leadership’s ability to combine strong technical skills with commercial know-how to a large, but static industry, is exactly the type of company we seek to back.”

techspert.io co-founder and Chief Technology OfficerHari Jackson said, Already in possession of the most advanced deep tech offering in the industry, the extra capital afforded by this round enables us to further cement our lead.

Our technology can acquire, comprehend, categorise, and index any kind of material on the web. This constructs the most accurate expert profiles based on a profound understanding of the links between the individuals, the institutions with which they are affiliated, online media authored, and the knowledge areas in which they reside.”

The investment will support techspert.io’s continuous advancement of its core technology platform, as well as expansion into the U.S. market with the opening of a new office in New York later this year.