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Data Science Company, Quant Raises $1.2 Million Pre-Series A Round

The Saudi based data science startup plans to develop its R&D and to expand presence in the Kingdom.
Data Science Company, Quant Raises $1.2 Million Pre-Series A Round
Quant was co-founded by Tareq Abdul Jaleel and Ahmed Bukhamseen.

Quant, a technical start-up specializing in data science and providing data analysis and artificial intelligence services, announced today that it has closed $1.2 million (SAR 4.5 million) in pre-series A funding. The funding round was led by Business Incubators and Accelerators Company (BIAC), with the participation of a number of regional angel investors.

This round will enable Quant to strengthen its operational capabilities, particularly in the fields of research and development, create data and artificial intelligence-based products and solutions, expand its presence in the Kingdom and enter new markets.

Commenting on the investment round, Ahmed Bukhamseen, CEO and Co-Founder of Quant said that data is the new oil and there has been significant awareness and knowledge in both the Saudi and the Middle East and North Africa markets of the need to benefit from data science and artificial intelligence in recent years.

He noted that the Kingdom’s establishment of the first Saudi data and artificial intelligence authority is evidence of the prosperity and growth of this promising market. 

“At Quant, we are proud to be at the forefront of companies that provide data science to enhance decision-making and enable organizations to achieve their goals by taking advantage of our technical expertise in data science, advanced products and strategic partnerships,” Bukhamseen stated.

Quant is one of the companies graduated from Badir Technology Incubators and Accelerators Program, offers a range of specialized products and services such as Fruits360, a cloud-based analytical application designed to provide companies with easy access to real-time analytical reports via instant integration with many databases and points of sale of companies in order to reduce risks, increase revenues and enhance decision-making.

By taking advantage of the resources of Quant that has expertise and cutting-edge techniques in data science, the Company has developed new products and services for the real estate sector. 

The most important of which is an advanced platform that provides interactive indicator boards for the market and its movements and links them to geographic and demographic data of residential neighborhoods and key real estate indicators. 

It also provides advanced periodic analyses and reports that provide unique insights and updated trends on the real estate market, in addition to providing market research services and collecting data from dedicated sources, which in turn serve the needs and requirements of those interested in the real estate sector.