April 2014 Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining Acquisitions and Startups Activity

April 2014 acquisitions, startups, and company activity in Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining, and Data Science: Experfy, Dunnhumby, NexGraph, Fundbox, FICO, Gnip, Fliptop, InBloom, Jaspersoft, and more.

By Gregory Piatetsky, May 8, 2014.

Here is the company, startup, and acquisition activity for April 2014 from @kdnuggets. See the latest under hashtag #BigDataCo . Notably, there is a growing number of Indian companies in this list.

April 2014 Analytics, Big Data, Data Science company and startup activity
  • Experfy, a Harvard-Backed startup wants to create a "McKinsey" in the Cloud for #BigData Talent #BigDataCo buff.ly/1hZBS6l
  • Data analytics startup SimpleQL suggests questions, help BI people decide what they want to know #BigDataCo buff.ly/1lsiljk
  • Clari, a mobile-first Predictive Sales Tool, comes out of stealth w.$6M from Sequoia #BigDataCo buff.ly/1lEv8BI
  • Datastorm subsidiary of Stefanini, will offer consulting, #BigData-as-a-service in Brazil, Latin America #BigDataCo buff.ly/1lsi1RJ
  • GE Healthcare to buy Analytics Solutions Provider CHCA, advancing Industrial Internet Mission #BigDataCo buff.ly/1lsicwo
  • Kantar Media buys Barcelona-based The Data Republic, Social TV Analytics Specialists #BigDataCo bit.ly/1lw3Zyv
  • Tesco #BigData division Dunnhumby buys e-commerce ad tech firm Sociomantic for >$100M #BigDataCo bit.ly/1q1xRmd
  • HumanGeo startup uses what founders learned in Special Ops, Geospatial technology, #BigData analytics #BigDataCo buff.ly/1oJM5wX
  • LivePerson buys NexGraph, adds a team of #DataScience experts to improve its data & intelligence platform #BigDataCo buff.ly/1oJLtXW
  • Sensus buys Atlanta-based Verdeeco, plans to include its GridDNA analytics engine into its operations #BigDataCo buff.ly/1koh4wv
  • Emerald Logic startup uses evolutionary process to find the best algorithm that defines your data #BigDataCo buff.ly/1hEzlhm
  • SevOne, leader of performance monitoring solutions, buys Log Analytics provider RapidEngines #BigDataCo buff.ly/1hEDYIi
  • Ipselex, Hong Kong start-up, launches API to AI platform for understanding & predicting patent success #BigDataCo buff.ly/QkbzRR
  • Fundbox, which use data analytics to improve small business invoicing, raised $17.5M #BigDataCo buff.ly/1iPLuT
  • FICO bought #BigData Analytics for #Hadoop technology from Karmasphere, adds to FICO Analytic Cloud #BigDataCo buff.ly/1pdJRpE
  • Beckon, CA-based Data Analytics startup, raises $8M, helps marketers consolidate insights from email, data #BigDataCo buff.ly/1nsTITV
  • Twitter buys social data provider Gnip for undisclosed amount, signals plans to package & sell data #BigDataCo shrd.by/dnbnxY
  • AgilOne marketing startup raises $25M to help small companies market smarter with Big Data #BigDataCo buff.ly/1mei5oq
  • WealthEngine buys BrightContext to bring #BigData to Marketers, add real-time analysis #BigDataCo buff.ly/1mekEH4
  • D&;amp;B buys Fliptop Social Data Matching Business Unit #BigDataCo shrd.by/LqQbNe
  • Indian #BigData Startup Frrole raises $245K Angel Round, as Crowdfunding Platforms seek growth In India #BigDataCo buff.ly/1mAIejW
  • InBloom, non-profit started w. $100M to store/analyze student data, to close due to privacy backlash #BigDataCo buff.ly/1mAObNK
  • Tech Mahindra to buy 75% stake in analytics company Fix Stream for $10M #BigDataCo buff.ly/1nEQQ6L
  • Tubular Labs, YouTube Analytics Startup, raises $11M #BigDataCo buff.ly/1jOS2Sv
  • Harvard-Backed Experfy aims to Disrupt the #BigData Consulting Industry #BigDataCo buff.ly/1lXwDb3
  • J.D. Power to buy analytics firm Korrelate to better measure consumer online shopping bwhavior #BigDataCo buff.ly/1hDEAm8
  • Indian firm Tech Mahindra buys US analytics startup FixStream for RS 60 Crore, ~ $13M #BigDataCo buff.ly/1mLNTno
  • Piqora raises $7.7M Series A, wants to be Google Analytics for Images #BigDataCo buff.ly/1lXuBaZ
  • TIBCO buys Jaspersoft for $185M, continues to build a comprehensive #Analytics portfolio #BigDataCo buff.ly/1m302R1
  • InsideSales, enterprise Big Data platform, raises $100M from Polaris, KPCB at $1B Valuation #BigDataCo buff.ly/1kcMsbu
  • Concorde Solutions start-up, sells software compliance and analytics tool for businesses, raises $2.5M #BigDataCo buff.ly/1fpW5b0

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