Dragonfly AI, the market leading predictive visual analytics platform, announced today that it has closed a £3m Series A funding round led by Guinness Ventures and existing investors Downing Ventures, while Capita PLC also participated in the round.
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“Dragonfly’s predictive visual tools are best in class, which is why leading global brands already use the technology to optimise their marketing. Our investment into Dragonfly brings another gem to the Guinness portfolio and we look forward to supporting their success as they scale-up their business.”
Dragonfly AI has seen rapid growth in its customer portfolio which includes over 50 global brands including Diageo, GSK, and Vodafone. The new investment allows Dragonfly AI to further scale up its sales engine, build the client growth team and invest in an exciting behavioural science, R&D and product development roadmap. The funds will also be used to accelerate international expansion plans across Europe and North America.
Co-founded in 2018, by entrepreneurs Mark Bainbridge and David Mitchell, Dragonfly AI helps brands improve creative performance by accurately and instantly predicting what your audience sees first across any content, any channel.
Using the power of artificial intelligence and cutting-edge neuroscience technology, the easy -to-use technology provides real-time actionable insights, that helps marketers and insight teams make data-informed decisions, resulting in better informed creative decisions, performance marketing and improved sales performance.
Richard Mann, Chief Executive Officer at Dragonfly AI said: “We’re delighted to close this round of funding from investors that share our vision for the value that predictive technologies can bring to the creative design process. The investment will allow Dragonfly AI to continue scaling-up across Europe and the US. It will also allow us to invest more heavily in our technology platform, including initiatives such as the new e-commerce benchmarks that we are launching this quarter.”
Shane Gallwey, Head of Guinness Ventures said: “Dragonfly’s predictive visual tools are best in class, which is why leading global brands already use the technology to optimise their marketing. Our investment into Dragonfly brings another gem to the Guinness portfolio and we look forward to supporting their success as they scale-up their business.”
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