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

January 2014 acquisitions, startups, and company activity in Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining, and Data Science: DeepMind, Avigilon, TaKaDu, Nest, Path, FirstFuel, API Healthcare, Kana Software, ImgUR, IMS Health.

By Gregory Piatetsky, Feb 3, 2014.

Here is the company, startup, and acquisition activity for January 2014 from @kdnuggets.

See the latest under hashtag #BigDataCo .

  • Avigilon, a leader in HD surveillance solutions, to buy Video Analytics firm VideoIQ for $32M #BigDataCo buff.ly/Kn9qC1
  • People Pattern gets $4.5M, Austin, TX startup applying data science to marketing #BigDataCo buff.ly/Kn83mD
  • TaKaDu, Israeli startup mines data to solve Global Water Crisis #BigDataCo buff.ly/1coSMIl
  • Quovo raises $1.4M for investment analytics - to help investors analyze their financial data #BigDataCo buff.ly/18QIS7m
  • Apigee, API specialist, buys predictive analytics startup InsightsOne to help APIs make predictions #BigDataCo buff.ly/1cja1Lp
  • Google pays $3.2B for Nest, maker of smart thermostats & smoke alarms, wants to be in your home #BigDataCo buff.ly/1eG6RpO
  • Analytics Guru Ajay Ohri on why LumenData acquisition of Algorithms.io is a Win-Win #BigDataCo buff.ly/1iJJahl
  • Path, the private social network, finally closed a $25M Series C, with Indonesia Bakrie Global Group #BigDataCo buff.ly/1fsAvlx
  • Infogix buys Agilis International, wants to combine Data Integrity with Data Analytics #BigDataCo buff.ly/L35l70
  • Verisk Analytics to buy EagleView Technology for $650M to extend its analytics with Aerial Imagery #BigDataCo buff.ly/1cwxIQt
  • FirstFuel startup raises $8.5M in funding for energy data analytics #BigDataCo buff.ly/1j2ip7K
  • Zephyr Health gets $15M to Help Life Sciences Navigate #BigData, Bring Therapies To Market Faster #BigDataCo shrd.by/tk446C
  • Apigee buys InsightsOne to expand big data analytics around APIs #BigDataCo shrd.by/3djzxK
  • Axtria, based in NJ, gets $4.8M, creates analytics tools to help businesses analyze their customers #BigDataCo shrd.by/HbqaWc
  • GE to buy API Healthcare, a software/analytics firm that helps medical companies manage their work force #BigDataCo buff.ly/1f7IUbi
  • Norway-based Confirmit buys Social Intelligence and Text Analytics Innovator Integrasco #BigDataCo buff.ly/M5N758
  • HootSuite buys UberVU for $15-20M to expand Analytics on Its Social Media Platform #BigDataCo buff.ly/1jYPvpF
  • Actian consolidates ParAccel, Pervasive and VectorWise brands under Actian Analytics Platform #BigDataCo buff.ly/1dJDyOO
  • AutoGrid Systems gets $12.75 M, brought grid data analytics to US, Japanese utilities, energy projects #BigDataCo buff.ly/Mn1eDf
  • Wow! Google buys London-based AI startup DeepMind for over $500M #BigDataCo buff.ly/1aYegzI DeepMind
  • Big Data in Africa - The story of Cameroonian startup SiQueries #BigDataCo buff.ly/1f2TgIJ
  • Origami Logic, still in stealth mode, raises $15M to help Marketers tap Big Data #BigDataCo shrd.by/rLY2Nl
  • Imgur launches analytics, wants to position itself as a Social Platform for images #BigDataCo buff.ly/MwMCkZ
  • KeeinIO, a Silicon Valley startup, aims to remake online business, collect data for future Keplers #BigDataCo buff.ly/1dPguhJ
  • Canadian student to launch Bombe, for cloud-based data analytics software for scientists #BigDataCo buff.ly/19XWUzh
  • Business analytics provider Verint plans to acquire customer service provider Kana Software for $514M #BigDataCo shrd.by/mA8SoR
  • Windward, Israeli startup, analyzes #BigData on high seas, finds potential illegal activity in real time #BigDataCo shrd.by/bf4XwF
  • Database Firm IMS Health plans to go public, raise $100M #BigDataCo shrd.by/w7GXJX
  • Infor gets into big data analytics for HR with PeopleAnswers acquisition #BigDataCo buff.ly/KFmrYf

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