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

May 2014 acquisitions, startups, and company activity in Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining, and Data Science: 40 events, including ExtraHop, Capptain, Datalogix, "Data Nation", 6Sense, Sumo Logic, DataPad, SeeWhy, Tamr, LiveRamp, and Adometry.

By Gregory Piatetsky, June 9, 2014.

Here is the company, startup, and acquisition activity for May 2014 from @kdnuggets. See the latest under hashtag #BigDataCo .

April 2014 Analytics, Big Data, Data Science company and startup activity

Here are the tweets, in reverse chronological order
  • ExtraHop, data analytics firm, raises $41M, gets data between servers to analyze it in real-time #BigDataCo buff.ly/1nP2SvR
  • Priori Data, app store data/analytics provider, takes $1M to build a "Bloomberg"-style platform #BigDataCo buff.ly/T12X44
  • Brandwatch raises $22M to boost its Social Media Monitoring Platform, which crawls 80M sites #BigDataCo buff.ly/T10Ugq
  • Microsoft buys Paris-based Capptain, mobile analytics vendor, providing targeted push notifications #BigDataCo buff.ly/1nBqypX
  • App Annie buys competing mobile analytics firm Distimo, raises $17 M to bring total raised to $39M #BigDataCo buff.ly/1nBlXEe
  • Datalogix raises $45 M Series C to pipe offline purchase data to Facebook, Twitter #BigDataCo buff.ly/1nBlLEQ
  • Apixio, San Mateo, CA startup raises $13.5M for healthcare analytics to better estimate patient risk #BigDataCo buff.ly/1k1Ic3L
  • The "Data Nation": Israel surprisingly large imprint on #BigData: from major labs to many startups #BigDataCo buff.ly/1kgSpn7
  • Origami launches analytics platform to save marketers from data complexity, help integrate many sources #BigDataCo buff.ly/1k1AOFE
  • Voter Trove, Austin TX startup, aims to brings #BigData Analytics to the GOP, was used in 18 states #BigDataCo buff.ly/1k1AxT9
  • How to start and scale a full stack startup - lessons from 42Floors #BigDataCo buff.ly/1pxDTwi
  • 6Sense leaves stealth mode to launch B2B Predictive Intelligence Engine, raise $12M #BigDataCo buff.ly/1oAUQWR
  • Sumo Logic, next gen machine data analytics firm, raises $30 M from Sequoia, Greylock to expand globally #BigDataCo buff.ly/1okATUc
  • DataPad, SF-based startup promising cheap, easy-to-use analytics for SMBs, launches with $1.7M seed funds #BigDataCo buff.ly/1lGFhc7
  • SAP to buy SeeWhy, Boston-based provider of cloud-based personalized marketing applications #BigDataCo buff.ly/1kmFswo
  • OLSET raises $1.1 M to personalize your Business Travel with #BigData #BigDataCo buff.ly/1gh9Zw4
  • Giphy, betaworks-backed Gif Search Engine, raising $2.5 M Series A #BigDataCo buff.ly/1giEy4u
  • Luminoso, text analytics startup with MIT roots, helps power Sony #WorldCup2014 social network #BigDataCo buff.ly/1giDxtc
  • Hortonworks, #Hadoop firm, buys XA Secure, #BigData Security firm, will donate IP to Apache, Open Source #BigDataCo buff.ly/1jR25oc
  • Tamr, Big Data Curation startup co-founded by M. Stonebraker & A. Palmer, gets $16M from Google Ventures #BigDataCo buff.ly/1gizUUe
  • Acxiom buys data onboarding firm LiveRamp for $310 M to connect customer data from ~100 marketing sources #BigDataCo buff.ly/1jOmjPc
  • Ditto Labs, based in Cambridge, MA, raises $2.2 M for social media photo analytics #BigDataCo buff.ly/1sYvpjS
  • Attensity, a leading provider of multi-channel data insights and analytics, closes $90 M #BigDataCo buff.ly/S1e1On
  • Chartbeat, Real-Time Analytics startup, adds data for native ads, raises $3M more #BigDataCo buff.ly/S1dyf2
  • BitPay now Top-Funded Bitcoin startup after raising $30 M #BigDataCo buff.ly/1nY89At
  • Colabo, providing #BigData sales accel solutions, raises $1.5M in seed funding from The Hive, angels #BigDataCo buff.ly/1jRr3J7
  • Hyderabad Analytics startup Modak Analytics builds #India largest #BigData Repository of Electoral Data #BigDataCo buff.ly/1k2Ay7x
  • Buyers, beware: The analytics field is consolidating - number of vendors is unsustainable #BigDataCo buff.ly/RMAFtM
  • Google buys Adometry to bring more Attribution to Google Analytics #BigDataCo buff.ly/1se7AT0
  • Flatiron OncologyCloud Big Data platform, gets $100M round led by Google Ventures #BigDataCo buff.ly/1ntcETm
  • Sense, new Data Science startup, builds a "#DataScience Platform of the Future" #BigDataCo buff.ly/1nta0wS
  • Pegasystems buys Text Analytics and Social Listening tools of Bangalore-based MeshLabs #BigDataCo buff.ly/RozoIV
  • Google buys Austin, TX-based marketing analytics firm Adometry #BigDataCo buff.ly/1kMKPCT
  • Cirro, enabling on-demand analytics across disparate data, gets strategic Investment from GE Ventures #BigDataCo buff.ly/1mw3oAP
  • Data Elite makes investments in 7 companies, including maker of tiny sensors, social media analytics co. #BigDataCo buff.ly/1mw0v31
  • Accenture buys Italian firm i4C Analytics, to offer tailored analytics solutions for industry faster #BigDataCo buff.ly/1ijsZVh
  • Unified, Social Marketing co., buys analytics startup Awe.sm that moved from link shortener to ad platform #BigDataCo buff.ly/1kA5U3o
  • D&B buys Indicee, Vancouver-based Cloud Analytics and Business Intelligence firm #BigDataCo buff.ly/1movBt3
  • Sprinklr, social relationship platform provider, raised $40M Series D, launches social ad tool #BigDataCo buff.ly/1lEofig
  • Tidemark, BI SaaS provider, raises another $32M to build out its analytics push #BigDataCo buff.ly/1mgV7fo



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