Sophia Search Limited

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Sophia Search Limited
Private
Industry Software
Founded 2007
Founder Dave Patterson
Vladimir Dobrynin
Key people
Dave Patterson
(CEO)
Chris J Horn
(Chairman)
Products ecommerce, Advertising
Website discoversophia.com

Sophia is a venture backed company with offices in San Francisco, CA, Belfast, Northern Ireland & St. Petersburg, Russia.

History[edit]

Sophia began life as a campus company in the University of Ulster and Saint Petersburg State University currently maintaining offices in Belfast, Northern Ireland, and San Jose, California. It also has an R&D base in St Petersburg, Russia. It is privately funded; having raised the largest ever private investment round in Northern Ireland history, via a Angel Investor(s), .

The name Sophia is taken from the Greek word for Wisdom

References[edit]

  1. Semantic Tagging: OpenCalais and Sophia – Chrisjhorn's Blog 12 September 2011
  2. Trend-Setting Products of 2011 – KMWorld 1 September 2011
  3. Belfast search firm invited onto global IBM program – Silicon Republic 26 July 2011
  4. Sophia – Core Engine 1.0 – IBM 27 April 2011
  5. KMWorld 100 Companies That Matter in Knowledge Management – KMWorld 1 March 2011
  6. Global Entrepreneur Program – IBM Webshpere cloudburst 18 February 2011
  7. A thoughtful search engine – Chrisjhorn's Blog 12 February 2011
  8. Halo score largest angel investment and first Northern Ireland syndicate – British Business Angel Association 22 September 2010
  9. KMWorld Trend-Setting Products of 2010 – KMWorld 1 September 2010
  10. University to Business – Tim Brundle Director of Innovation Spring 2010
  11. Spin-out company wins top business award – The Ulster Graduate Spring 2010
  12. Belfast Company Clinches Seedcorn Regional Winner Prize – Belfast Telegraph 13 November 2009
  13. Angel investors enable Search to pursue the American dream – Belfast Telegraph 5 July 2010
  14. University of Ulster team lift prize at 25k Awards – Belfast Telegraph 22 October 2007
  15. Sophia Search at a glanceInterTradeIreland
  16. InterTradeIreland – Wikipedia