Industry Heavyweights Unveil Startup ‘Data Wrangler’ Crux, Raise $10M Funding

Championing the rise of ‘informatics,’ new startup Crux aims to take tedious data processing off firms’ plates, freeing them up to focus on adding value. Max Bowie reports on this small company with some big names at the helm.

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Brittan says he conceived the initial idea for Crux after leaving Thomson Reuters in December 2015, where he had served as CTO and global head of platform for the vendor’s Financial & Risk division, responsible for product development across its desktops and feeds, analytics and data collection and distribution platforms.

“I had the idea that there was an opportunity in the market that was not being met. At Bloomberg, Google and Thomson Reuters, I was on the supply side of the market. I saw th

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