Founded in 2008 and grown out of research from Cambridge University, Featurespace creates software that identifies unusual online behaviour in order to prevent fraud. It sells its analytics to clients such as Betfair, goHenry (No 8) and Camelot. Collaborating with payment providers such as Worldpay, it also helps the financial services industry to detect and prevent fraud in real time. Last year it opened a US office in Atlanta and raised £16.5m from venture capital firms and angel investors, helping sales hit £5.2m under chief executive Martina King, 57.
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