Cognism Raises $12M in Funding


Cognism, a London, UK-based provider of a globally compliant prospecting solution, raised $12M in funding.

The round – an extension to the $10M already raised with PeakSpan Capital – was led by AXA Venture Partners.

The company intends to use the funds to open more offices across Europe and deepen its localized regulatory expertise.

Led by James Isilay, CEO, Cognism is a globally compliant B2B prospecting solution powered by patented AI technology. It provides organizations with compliant B2B data and a suite of sales acceleration tools to help action it. The company recently opened an office in New York and expanded its three offices in the UK, Europe and Asia. It also enhanced its AI expertise with James Hodson, former Head of AI at Bloomberg, joining as Chief Science Officer. Cognism is used by over 500 clients across sales, marketing, recruitment, events and technology.



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