David Benigson founded Signal in 2012 under the belief that artificial intelligence would change the way businesses everywhere worked. He joined forces with data scientist and Signal co-founder Dr Miguel Martinez to build an initial news monitoring product. Four years later, David has led Signal through multiple funding rounds, securing investment from venture capital firms including MMC Ventures, Hearst Ventures, Frontline, REV and Local Globe. Most recently, Signal announced its £5.8m Series A fundraising in December 2016. In the coming year, David intends to lead Signal’s international growth and manage the development of new software products.
David was named as a member of the Forbes 30 Under 30 Europe list for 2017 in the Media category.