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Winton Publishes 2017 Annual Report

Winton Group posted a 14% rise in profit before tax to £123 million in the 12 months to 31 December 2017.

14 May 2018
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Inaugural Class of Winton Exoplanet Fellows Announced

Winton Philanthropies is pleased to announce the inaugural recipients of the Winton Exoplanet Fellowship programme.

21 March 2018
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Hivemind

Fusing Human and Artificial Intelligence

15 March 2018
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Winton’s UK Climate Competition Set to Launch

The initial auction process for the first monthly market of Winton’s UK climate prediction competition has now begun, allowing participants to bid for contracts and set market prices.

6 February 2018
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David Harding on Why the VIX is Like Bitcoin – Bloomberg TV

David Harding covered the history of AI-driven investment and why the VIX index and Bitcoin could be involved in future financial crashes.

27 November 2017
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Jeremy Howard on the Power of Deep Learning

One of the world’s foremost experts in deep learning, who recently taught advanced techniques to Winton employees, shares his thoughts on the field.

21 November 2017
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The Danger of Black Monday Becoming a Mere Data Point

Failure to fully explain stock market crash of 1987 should be warning for investors.

17 October 2017
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How Big is the Risk of Another Black Monday Equities Crash?

Thirty years on, the market is different but has similar characteristics, from high valuations to trading strategies that could accelerate a sell-off.

17 October 2017
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Winton: A $3tn Hedge Fund Industry Does Not Exist

Review by the data-crunching gurus at David Harding's firm could challenge the widely-used industry figure.

17 October 2017
Winton Sets Up Climate Change Prediction Market
FT: Winton Sets Up Climate Change Prediction Market

The Financial Times on 12 September reported on Winton’s plans to launch a Climate Prediction Market.

20 September 2017
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Winton Ventures Invests in Cambridge University Startup Fund

Cambridge Innovation Capital, a fund commercialising science and technology, has raised £75m from existing and new investors.

18 August 2017
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Union Investment's €29bn Funds Chief on the Rise of Robots

The quants are coming. Headline after headline heralds the AI age and the game-changing impact it signals for fund managers, selectors and even retail traders working on their home computers.

15 August 2017
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AHL Founders Come Together at Abbey Road

As hedge fund reunions go, this was big. Billionaire investor David Harding joined former colleagues Martin Lueck and Michael Adam Tuesday at north London’s Abbey Road Studios in a rare get-together.

11 July 2017
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Hedge Fund Bosses Make the Case for Humans

Humans won’t be obsolete in this lifetime.

27 June 2017
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Data Quality: a Big Data Analytics Conference

Data abuse and misadventure were in evidence in an insightful and provocative conference on data quality, organised by Winton and Cancer Research UK.

13 June 2017
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Winton Group Invests in EU Data Compliance Startup Exonar

Part of a £1.25m investment round for a British firm helping companies with requirements under GDPR – the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation.

27 April 2017
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Data Intelligence Business Ripjar Receives £3.75m Follow-on Funding from Winton

The extra injection of capital will allow Ripjar to expand its international reach.

29 March 2017
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Using Technology to Reform Economics - a Winton Data Workshop

Winton hosted a data science workshop at its San Francisco offices with some of the leading thinkers in the field.

28 February 2017
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Europe’s Leading AI and Data Science Startups Showcase Disruptive Technology at Winton Labs Demo Day

The second cohort from the Winton Labs accelerator prepared to pitch at a Demo Day.

6 February 2017
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David Hand Gives 2017 Schrödinger Lecture on Data Science

Winton Chief Scientific Advisor David Hand delivered the 2017 Schrödinger Lecture at Imperial College, outlining the promise – and ptifalls - of big data.

1 February 2017
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Mathematics: The Winton Gallery Opens at the Science Museum

The highly anticipated Mathematics: The Winton Gallery, has officially opened at the Science Museum in London.

7 December 2016
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Winton Joins the Science Philanthropy Alliance

Winton Philanthropies has become an associate member, further cementing its status as a leading supporter of scientific philanthropy.

1 December 2016
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David Harding on Making Millions through Maths

In a recent article in FT Magazine, David Harding CEO and Founder of Winton, talks to Clive Cookson the FT Science Editor about physics, philanthropy and why he believes in tax.

25 November 2016
The Francis Crick Institute Officially Opens
The Francis Crick Institute Officially Opens

The £650 million Francis Crick Institute is the biggest biomedical laboratory in Europe and is investigating the fundamental biology underlying human health and disease.

9 November 2016
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New Winton Risk Centre Aims to Improve the Way Statistics are Communicated

Based at the University of Cambridge’s Faculty of Mathematics and supported by a £5 million gift from Winton Philanthropies.

1 November 2016
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Winton Hosts Artificial Intelligence Conference

There has been a fever of excitement surrounding the field of artificial intelligence (AI).

22 September 2016
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Winton Mathematics Garden Wins Silver at Chelsea

The Winton Beauty of Mathematics garden has won a silver-gilt medal at the 2016 RHS Chelsea Flower Show.

24 May 2016
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Winton Opens San Francisco Data Science Center

The new office’s team of data scientists will expand Winton’s proprietary datasets and explore new applications in pattern recognition and statistical inference.

18 April 2016