Magic Pony Technology is a research-led software company developing new machine-learning based approaches to video enhancement, prediction and compression. They raised one of Europe’s largest seed rounds in 2015, and their team includes PhDs from the top machine learning groups at Cambridge, Oxford, and Imperial. Rob was recently named one of Forbes’ “30 Under 30” in technology for 2016.
Just 18 months after they started Magic Pony Technology at EF, it was acquired by Twitter for a reported $150 million.
Rob Bishop graduated from Imperial with a Master’s degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, and was the first engineering employee at Raspberry Pi. He sold his first EF company Intelligent Spatial Positioning midway through EF.
Zehan Wang has a PhD in Computer Vision and Biomedical Image Analysis from Imperial, and previously started a company using computer vision to track skin conditions. Rob and Zehan met on EF.