London, United Kingdom
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Nick D'Aloisio (18) is the founder of Summly, an AI company that created a summarization technology and mobile product. Summly was acquired by Yahoo in March, 2013. Nick launched "Yahoo News Digest" at CES in January of this year which is an evolution of the work he did at Summly. In 2013, he was awarded 'Innovator of the Year' by the Wall Street Journal. At age 15, Nick was the youngest person in the world to have raised VC funding from investors such as Sir Li KaShing, Rupert Murdoch, Ashton Kutcher, Stephen Fry and Yoko Ono. Summly was awarded Best Apps of 2012 for "Intuitive Touch" by Apple, and over 100 million summaries were read by its users prior to its acquisition. Nick received an academic scholarship to King's College School, Wimbledon prior to starting Summly. He worked with Yoko Ono on the Serpentine Gallery Exhibition of June 2012 entitled "To the Light." He has participated in a UN forum with Ban Ki Moon in April 2012 and won the British Inspiration Award in May 2013 for his work with Summly. Nick was chosen as one of Forbes Magazine's "30 under 30," Evening Standard's
"Top 25 under 25," and is ranked amongst London's Top 1000 most influential people.