, an Austin, Texas-based provider of labeling and annotation services for enterprise data science teams, today announced that it has secured $12 million in series A funding contributed by RHS Investments. Founder and CEO Nathaniel Gates said the fresh capital will accelerate both the expansion of its 75-person team and the integration of new technologies into its product suite.
“Just as assembly lines incorporate power tools and robotics to enable scale, [machine learning] model development will require machines training machines to achieve the highest levels of model confidence,” said Gates, who founded Alegion in 2012. “Our customers can first leverage human judgement to train their model, and then watch as newly trained machines are incorporated that allow unprecedented scaling.”
Alegion offers data labeling services powered