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February Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining companies and startups activity

February 2014 acquisitions, startups, and company activity in Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining, and Data Science: Cloudant, Klout, Statwing, 300, Palantir, Talent Neuron, BlueKai.

By Gregory Piatetsky, Mar 7, 2014.

Here is the company, startup, and acquisition activity for February 2014 from @kdnuggets. See the latest under hashtag #BigDataCo .
  • Statwing, maker of easy-to-use analytics, gets funding from #DataScience leader Hammerbacher @hackingdata
  • Bottomline Technologies buys for $8M Rationalwave Analytics, an early stage predictive analytics company
  • 300, New Venture to mine Twitter data to find music next Big Thing
  • Localytics, App Analytics firm, raises $17 M, its platform is used on 20K apps, on over 1 billion devices
  • VC for Analytics in 2013: Palantir leads w. $304M, funds go to analytical vertical/horizontal solutions
  • Lithium Technologies is close to buying Social Media #Analytics startup Klout for $100M
  • Cybereason, big data analytics security platform launched by elite former-Israeli intelligence experts
  • CEB buys Indian Talent Analytics startup Talent Neuron for $15M
  • Talent Neuron just tip of India's analytics iceberg - many more acquisitions to come
  • Mumbai-based Blueocean Analytics buys UK's Cognicient, to get an entry into Europe
  • Socialbakers, Social Analytics firm based in Prague, raises $26M series C, plans to grow to 400 people
  • 3M to buy Treo Solutions, provider of data analytics and BI to healthcare payers and providers
  • Oracle to buy BlueKai, a cloud-based #BigData platform for personalized marketing
  • Workday buys HR Predictive Analytics Company Identified
  • IBM buys NoSQL cloud database startup Cloudant Cloudant

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