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2008


The National Academy of Sciences Study
That Started it All

The National Academy of Sciences Committee for Forecasting Future Disruptive Technologies invites Harry Blount to help conduct a research study. Its goal is to identify and reduce the frequency and magnitude of surprise through better foresight using data, tech and processes.

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2008


The National Academy of Sciences Study
That Started it All

The National Academy of Sciences Committee for Forecasting Future Disruptive Technologies invites Harry Blount to help conduct a research study. Its goal is to identify and reduce the frequency and magnitude of surprise through better foresight using data, tech and processes.

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2009


Harry Forms the Team

Based on Academy study, Harry assembles a team of Wall Street and Silicon Valley pros to found DISCERN and forms the first advisory board for DISCERN, at that point a data-driven research provider.

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2009


Harry Forms the Team

Based on Academy study, Harry assembles a team of Wall Street and Silicon Valley pros to found DISCERN and forms the first advisory board for DISCERN, at that point a data-driven research provider.

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2012


Engineers Wanted

Due to the popularity of its data-driven approach, DISCERN begins assembling additional engineers to create a software product which helps clients gather data in one browser-accessible location, see the data mapped to tickers and receive signals on the data.

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2012


Engineers Wanted

Due to the popularity of its data-driven approach, DISCERN begins assembling additional engineers to create a software product which helps clients gather data in one browser-accessible location, see the data mapped to tickers and receive signals on the data.

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April 2014


DISCERN Rolls Out Energy Sector

Primarily for asset managers focused on oil and gas, DISCERN’s Energy 1.0 is released, enabling users to receive energy sector signals. 

 

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April 2014


DISCERN Rolls Out Energy Sector

Primarily for asset managers focused on oil and gas, DISCERN’s Energy 1.0 is released, enabling users to receive energy sector signals. 

 

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May 2014


DISCERN Named in "100 Most Promising Big Data Companies"

A distinguished panel consisting of CEOs, CIOs, VCs, industry analysts, and the editorial board of CIO Review add DISCERN to its list of 100 Most Promising Big Data Companies.

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May 2014


DISCERN Named in "100 Most Promising Big Data Companies"

A distinguished panel consisting of CEOs, CIOs, VCs, industry analysts, and the editorial board of CIO Review add DISCERN to its list of 100 Most Promising Big Data Companies.

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May 2014


Signals as a Service: Trademarked

DISCERN trademarks the phrase Signals as a Service, referring to the notifications received by DISCERN subscribers, whose data is scanned persistently for business anomalies.  When an anomaly is detected, the subscriber is signaled with DISCERN’s findings.

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May 2014


Signals as a Service: Trademarked

DISCERN trademarks the phrase Signals as a Service, referring to the notifications received by DISCERN subscribers, whose data is scanned persistently for business anomalies.  When an anomaly is detected, the subscriber is signaled with DISCERN’s findings.

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August 2014


Patent

The U.S. Patent & Trademark Office grants DISCERN its first patent, which relates to the company's unique method of using specialized glossaries to identify relevant data.

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August 2014


Patent

The U.S. Patent & Trademark Office grants DISCERN its first patent, which relates to the company's unique method of using specialized glossaries to identify relevant data.

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Sept. 2015: Funding Announcement


Series A Venture Funding Announcement

 

DISCERN announces it has raised a total of $20mm in funding, including $8mm Series A funding from Artiman Ventures to accelerate curated PaaS ecosystem for financial decision makers.

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Sept. 2015: Funding Announcement


Series A Venture Funding Announcement

 

DISCERN announces it has raised a total of $20mm in funding, including $8mm Series A funding from Artiman Ventures to accelerate curated PaaS ecosystem for financial decision makers.