Artificial intelligence firm chosen for scale up programme

PUBLISHED: 08:53 25 January 2018 | UPDATED: 08:53 25 January 2018

Rainbird chairman James Duez and chief executive Ben Taylor. Picture: Rainbird

Rainbird chairman James Duez and chief executive Ben Taylor. Picture: Rainbird


A Norwich artificial intelligence company has been chosen to take part in a development programme which has helped well-known technology companies to reach the next stage of growth.

Rainbird Technologies, based on Muspole Street, will be part of the Upscale 3.0 cohort, a programme run by London-based Tech City UK, which will see it given coaching and support to grow.

Alumni of the scheme include energy firm 
Bulb, online music community Boiler Room and funding-platform Seedrs while coaches have included 
Skype founder Niklas Zennstrom, Skyscanner general manager Shane Corstorphine and Graze 
chief executive Anthony Fletcher.

Rainbird co-founders Ben Taylor and James Duez said: “With such strong alumni, being selected for the Upscale 3.0 programme is a huge privilege. We are delighted that Rainbird has again been recognised.”

as one of the most compelling scale-ups in the UK.”

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