Pires Investments PLC
21 April 2020
Pires Investments PLC
("Pires" or the "Company")
Getvisibility product update
On 10 March 2020, the Company announced that it had invested EUR250,000 in Visibility Blockchain Limited ("Getvisibility"), which trades under the name Getvisibility. Pires is now pleased to provide further information in relation to Getvisibility, a portfolio company held through its investment in Sure Valley Ventures ("SVV").
Getvisibility is an artificial intelligence security company, addressing the substantial and increasing problem which corporations face in storing, sorting, accessing and protecting data which is even more important today given the recent increase in cybercrime associated with the Covid-19 crisis - the UK National Fraud & Cyber Security Centre has recently reported that Coronavirus-related fraud reports have increased by 400% in March 2020.
Getvisibility has developed and launched a software platform using Artificial Intelligence ("AI") that delivers visibility over data such as Word documents, pdfs and emails, for enterprises, by automatically, accurately and precisely scanning and classifying data.
Getvisibility is now running live webinars that will explain more about the company's updated product offering, with the first webinar taking place at 12pm (British Summer Time - GMT+1) on Tuesday 21 April 2020. Shareholders interested in learning more about Getvisibility should register for the webinars by visiting Getvisibility's website at getvisibility.com.
Pires has a circa 13% interest in SVV. SVV is a venture capital fund focused on investing in the software technology sector with a specific focus on augmented and virtual reality ("AR/VR"), AI and the internet of things ("IoT").
Pires Investments plc Tel: +44 (0) 20 3368 8961
Peter Redmond, Chairman
Nicholas Lee, Director
Broker Tel: +44 (0) 20 7469 0935
Peterhouse Capital Limited Tel: +44 (0) 20 7469 0936
Duncan Vasey/Lucy Williams
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April 21, 2020 02:00 ET (06:00 GMT)