SOURCE: DataScience

September 02, 2015 11:00 ET

Los Angeles Business Times Names DataScience the Number One Small Employer in Los Angeles

CULVER CITY, CA--(Marketwired - Sep 2, 2015) - DataScience, Inc. (www.DataScience.com), the company that combines human intellect with machine-powered analysis to craft simple, actionable insights from data to drive real business results, has been named one of the Best Places to Work in Los Angeles and the winner in the Small Employer category, for businesses with 15-49 employees. The recognition, announced on August 19 and currently in its ninth year, honors the best employers in the Los Angeles area based on company benefits and policies, and employee engagement and satisfaction.

"I am thrilled to accept this award on behalf of the talented and dedicated team at DataScience," said Ian Swanson, co-founder and CEO, DataScience. "Our ability to attract and retain top analytical talent has brought us where we are today. As we expand our talent bench over the next several months, I am excited to see what we can achieve in partnership with our clients."

DataScience prides itself on its environment of education and curiosity, which manifests itself in lunch and learns, workshops, sponsored trainings, and peer learning. Outside the company's walls, the team seeks to share that culture, which has led it to become a driving force in the Los Angeles data community and beyond.

A small, tight-knit team of analytical thinkers working side-by-side and learning from each other is what fuels DataScience's vibrant and supportive culture. This has led to massive popularity among the best and brightest data specialists in Los Angeles and beyond, with the company receiving more than 1,000 applications each month while many other companies struggle to hire analytical talent.

DataScience works collaboratively with a wide range of business teams from sales to marketing, product to IT, and customer service to operations. Through its web application, customers simply connect data sources, pose specific questions about their business and get answers from an on-demand team of data specialists. Some of DataScience's current customers include connected hardware leaders Sonos and Belkin, as well e-commerce startup, Tradesy.

Founded in 2014, DataScience has grown significantly in just under a year. The company recently announced a $4.5 million Series A financing round led by Greycroft Partners. This investment follows a recent $1.5 million seed round from Pelion Ventures Partners, Crosscut Ventures and TenOneTen, who also participated in the Series A funding. To read more about what makes DataScience a great place to work, visit http://datascience.com/about-us/.

About DataScience
Based in Culver City, Calif., DataScience, Inc. combines human intellect with machine-powered analysis to create simple, actionable insights from complex data to drive real business results. Founded by a team of accomplished entrepreneurs with a background in data science and big data, and experience in such Fortune 500 mainstays as American Express, AOL and Sprint, DataScience traces its lineage to Sometrics, which was acquired by American Express in 2011. DataScience is backed by Greycroft Partners, Pelion Venture Partners, Crosscut Ventures, and TenOneTen. To learn more or request a demo, please visit: www.DataScience.com.

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