AI Startup Raises Millions to Digest Intel for Spies, Financiers and Walmart (Robert Hackett/Fortune)

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The founder is a Rhodes Scholar and physicist.

Everything the Internet has had to say about cryptocurrency is at my
immediate disposal–no Googling necessary.

Sean Gourley, the founder and CEO of Primer, a 2.5-year-old, previously
media-shy startup that uses artificial intelligence algorithms to parse
vast quantities of data and spit out pithy, navigable digests, is
demonstrating his company’s software for me in a midtown Manhattan office
near the United Nations’ headquarters. Displayed on-screen is a cascade
of October headlines pertaining to Bitcoin–”Russia to regulate Bitcoin
market,” “Wu-Tang Clan’s Ghostface Killah cofounded a cryptocurrency
venture,” “Goldman Sachs CEO hasn’t made up his mind on Bitcoin,” and on
and on. …