Ernst & Young, headquartered in USA / London office, launched a Corporate Accelerator called EY Startup Challenge in 2014. They describe their goal as "The EY Startup Challenge brings together EY's leading clients with high-growth startups to explore solutions to pressing business problems. The objective is to collaboratively explore and validate different applications of strong business value for the startups’ technologies that address a clear business problem."As people, activities and objects become increasingly connected, data is now the currency of business. The scope to derive insight from data, to gain foresight, and enable better decision-making, has exponentially increased: