Inventor of Summly
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Nicholas D’Aloisio (born 1 November 1995) is a British computer programmer and internet entrepreneur. He is the founder of Summly, a mobile app which automatically summarises news articles and other material, which was acquired by Yahoo for $30M. D’Aloisio was the youngest person to receive a round of venture capital in technology, at the age of 15. D’Aloisio is currently the founder of a startup called Sphere, which has raised $30M in investment to date. He is also a student at Oxford University, where he will begin the BPhil Graduate Programme in Philosophy in October 2019 which allows for automatic progression onto the doctorate course (DPhil), and has published six papers in peer-reviewed philosophy journals.