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Scottish Development International
1735 Technology Drive, Unit 330
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CA 95110

California-based AI firm set up R&D hub in Scotland

From Silicon Valley to the ‘data capital of Europe’, Rasa’s Chief Technology Officer, Alan Nichol shares the company’s ambition behind its new technology hub in Edinburgh and the talent to match.

"Edinburgh was the only location we considered for our new tech hub," said Alan. "To us it was clear that we wanted to be in Scotland, particularly Edinburgh, as we’ve always had strong connections to the city and the University."

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Pictured: Rasa co-founders Alan Nichol and Alex Weidauer

Rasa co-founders Alex Weidauer and Alan Nichol

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