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December Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining Companies and Startups Activity

December 2013 acquisitions, startups, and company activity in Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining, and Data Science: Answers.com, Talend, Palantir, KPMG, Datameer, Dell

By Gregory Piatetsky, Jan 7, 2014.

Here is the company, startup, and acquisition activity for December 2013 from @kdnuggets. See the latest under hashtag #BigDataCo .

  • FirstFuel Software, which uses data analytics to reduce building energy consumption, raised $8.5M buff.ly/1iXUVV0
  • Start-up#BigData startups pull in big money in 2013, led by Palantir, MongoDB, Mu Sigma, Cloudera, Opera Solutions buff.ly/1iXR6yV
  • Talend raises $40M to more aggressively move into #BigData market, plans IPO buff.ly/1h0MsvM
  • Monetization meets analytics as PlayHaven merges with Kontagent buff.ly/1hax0NN
  • Bluenose Analytics gets $10M to help Businesses Reduce Customer Churn & Drive Revenue buff.ly/18JwZOg
  • Ooyala, Video analytics startup, raises $43 M to expand its video streaming & analytics platform buff.ly/1h7Frcv
  • CIA-backed Palantir Technologies, providing data mining, intelligence, geo/viz tools raises $107.5M buff.ly/18Rxgib
  • KPMG to buy Big Data Analytics firm Link Analytics to expand its own capabilities buff.ly/JL1ZnT
  • Datameer raises $19M as Market For Hadoop, Big Data Analytics Hits An Inflection Point buff.ly/19Cugac
  • Trinity gets $15M to sell Analytics to Big Pharma, Biotech buff.ly/19CtN7T
  • Dell $300M Venture Fund Targets #BigData, Cloud, Next-Gen Technologies buff.ly/1jF8cCd
  • Answers.com to buy ForeSee, a customer experience analytics company, for over $200M buff.ly/1cp0NRO
  • Yahoo buys Natural Language Processing firm SkyPhrase to help drive Intent Identification buff.ly/1eXcZt0
  • Accumuli, a security firm, buys #BigData analytics co. Eqalis For GBP 1.9 M buff.ly/1cWLbTJ
  • ClearDATA gets $14M to give the Healthcare Industry a HIPAA-Compliant Cloud Alternative To AWS buff.ly/IOPjMe
  • Palantir, provider of #BigData security and analytics tools, raises $100M to reach $9B valuation buff.ly/195on57
  • RevolutionCredit: Behavioral Data startup combines #BigData with Credit 'Traffic School' buff.ly/1jJzB3e
  • Flurry, provider of mobile analytics, raises $12.5M buff.ly/1iQQL0S
  • Quovo raises $1.4M for investment analytics - to help investors analyze their financial data buff.ly/18QIS7m

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