S&P Global Makes $550 Million Bet on AI with Kensho Buy

Information giant will pick up Goldman Sachs-backed AI startup for over half a billion dollars.

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The information giant is paying that amount in cash and stock to pick up Kensho Technologies, a fintech startup backed by names including Goldman Sachs, which is widely regarded as one of the most promising new breed of technology firms.

Kensho, formed in 2013 by Daniel Nadler, a Harvard PhD graduate, and which counts technology specialists from Google, Apple and others among its ranks, specializes in AI for finance and national security. It is either in use or being trialled at most major bank

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