Top Big Data VC Investors

Companies in the Big Data industry have received close to $5B in VC financing in the last few years. We look at the top VC firms that invest in Big Data.

Companies in the Big Data industry have received $4.9 billion in funding since 2008, with the bulk of financing in 2011 and 2012.

Big Data Financing Activity

According to CB Insights blog, here are the top 10 venture companies that invest in Big Data, and the number of their unique investments in Big Data related companies:

SV Angel, 14 Big Data companies, including Quora, Dropbox, bitly

Sequoia Capital, 13 Big Data companies, including Meebo, LogLogic

IA Ventures, 13 companies, including Datapop, Datasift, MemSQL, Metamarkets, Recorded Future

New Enterprise Associates, 12 companies, including 10gen, 23andMe, AddThis, AeroSpike, Coursera.

First Round Capital, 10 companies, including AsterData, Curalate, Gigya, Gnip, memsql, StumbleUpon, and the ClimateCorporation.

MDV-Mohr Davidow Ventures, 9 companies, including Analyze Health, AudienceScience, ParAccel, RocketFuel, SpliceMachine.

Andreessen Horowitz, 9 companies, including ClearStory, DataGravity, FourSquare, Factual, github, GoodData, Platfora, Twitter

Khosla Ventures, 8 companies, including Ayasdi, ClearStory Data, Kaggle, Metamarkets, bitly

Battery Ventures, 8 companies, including Kontagent, splunk, Chordiant Software, Data Innovations, First Fuel, Platfora

Benchmark Capital, 8 companies, including Gigya, Quora, Polyvore, Grockit

Note: in this era, almost every company can be considered a Big Data company, but the number of Big Data companies in the list above is according to CB Insights.