International sales intelligence platform

Artificial Intelligence
Big data
Deep Tech
Data Analysis

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Company mission

To drive the next evolution of sales and marketing technology.



HQ Location

Vauxhall, London, UK


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42% female employees

42% employee growth in 12 months

Otta's take on Cognism

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Sam Franklin

CEO of Otta

Cognism is a lead generation platform that provides clients with a SaaS solution that facilitates prospecting and improves conversions. According to Cognism, over 1.800 international businesses use its solution to drive new revenue, across industries such as marketing, HR, and technology.

The company differentiates itself through patented AI technology that delivers various data about leads to clients, helping them streamline the prospecting process. For example, Cognism provides clients with real-time company and people data and their AI technology identifies new business opportunities. Moreover, the solution easily integrates with all major CRM systems, which facilitates targeted communication strategies.

It also differentiates itself through its dedication to building a leading GDPR compliant prospecting solution. The company's substantial funding has been primarily invested in international expansion across Europe, strengthening its position in the US, and improving its regulatory expertise in order to set the standard for data compliance.

Total funding - $128m

Last 2 fundraises

Mar 2021



Jan 2022



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Company benefits

  • 24 days’ holiday PLUS all the usual UK public and bank holidays
  • Cushion pension scheme (auto-enrol after 3 months)
  • Access to Cognism’s Employee Assistance Programme with Health Assured
  • Generous monthly Wellbeing Allowance
  • Access to Spill – our slack integrated therapists

Company values

  • We're in this together
  • For every problem, we’ve got a solution
  • We deeply understand our customer
  • We celebrate individual contributors


Studied Information Systems Engineering at Imperial College London. Previously worked for 7 years at UBS Investment Bank, holding various positions such as Quantitative Developer, FX Derivatives IT Developer and Junior Exotic Options Trader.

Previously worked for 10 years at ETNA, holding various positions such as IT Architect, R&D Team Leader and Product Development Manager.

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