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


September 2014 acquisitions, startups, and company activity in Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining, and Data Science: Hootsuite, eBay - Paypal, MemSQL/In-Q-Tel, Qualtrics, SingTel, Radius, Numerify, DataStax, Nielsen/Indicus, Mail.ru/VKontakte, Teradata / Think Big Analytics.



By Gregory Piatetsky, Oct 9, 2014.

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

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

Here are tweets from KDnuggets (with #BigDataCo removed). I was on vacation and not tweeting Sep 5-15.
  • Sep 30: Hootsuite buys Zeetl that helps companies connect with social media users via phone, other ways t.co/AmI32ytbvS
  • Sep 30: eBay to spin off PayPal, adopting strategy of Carl Icahn t.co/WqVRiRdX63
  • Sep 29: India-based Altruist buys Kolkata/HK iConnectiva, provider of telco fraud management, analytics solutions t.co/6agM43pOKn
  • Sep 29: MemSQL, San Francisco #BigData analytics firm, gets investment from In-Q-Tel, the CIA VC arm t.co/jB0FsDcabS
  • Sep 29: Hootsuite, Vancouver Social Media Analytics platform, closes $60 M round, led by Fidelity?, plans IPO t.co/RIbujNBnSj
  • Sep 28: SurveyMonkey first Investment - Leads Mobile App CRM Solution Provider Apptentive $5.3M Series A t.co/aN9QVVoceB
  • Sep 28: Bionym raises $14M Series A for Its Heartbeat Authentication Wristband t.co/Y8uJ6HiNEc
  • Sep 27: Numerify, Cupertino, CA based startup, raises $15M Series B, aims its cloud analytics at IT t.co/NPUivIyGSC
  • Sep 27: Qualtrics, Provo, UT market research software firm, raised $150 M in a massive Series B t.co/x7JHrKMuq8
  • Sep 27: SingTel to invest $500M over 5 years in cyber security, smart cities and data analytics t.co/ok3jbBIubP
  • Sep 27: Context Relevant, Seattle machine learning startup, gets $13.5M from Goldman Sacs, BOA, other big banks t.co/VrX9DBrADj
  • Sep 24: Radius, SF-based B2B social analytics/marketing firm, raises $55M for data science marketing platform t.co/cIgKuojbI3
  • Sep 24: Acquisitions on their mind, global giants Walmart, Target, Microsoft, others scout for Indian start-ups t.co/hqGIwCHZUZ
  • Sep 24: Numerify, Cupertino cloud analytics firm focused on IT Business applications, raised $15M Series B t.co/IT90gfnYFW
  • Sep 23: Authorea gets $610K, wants to become "Google Docs for Scientists", revamp scientific publication process t.co/KBm05MsgTD
  • Sep 22: Placemeter, NYC startup, pays users to attach old smartphone 2 window to measure traffic, gets $6M Ser. A t.co/B3B7RT0Jzu
  • Sep 22: Brocade buys Vistapointe, network visibility and analytics firm t.co/m9IOAHKSAs
  • Sep 22: Google buys Polar, a graphical opinion poll service, plans to integrate with Google+ t.co/jWTnv4Lm0m
  • Sep 22: Visible Measures, Boston adtech video analytics startup, cuts staff t.co/XLv8fsljBO
  • Sep 22: Neuroscout, a Boston startup, evaluates the neurological strengths & weaknesses of baseball hitters t.co/Mesl1X632P
  • Sep 22: aWhere, Agro Analytics firm, raises $7M via Crowdfunding t.co/LFuWsAx6YO
  • Sep 22: Top mergers and acquisition in #BigData in 2014: Oracle buys BlueKai, Salesforce buys RelatedIQ ... t.co/yzS4d7SB7l
  • Sep 22: Mediamorh, NYC Media analytics startup, pulls in $10M Series B from cable giant Liberty Global t.co/NWA7zNF2KA
  • Sep 21: Former Twitter Chief Scientist launches Steven, an Emoji-Based Social App t.co/7fW7aYPElX
  • Sep 21: Gracenote buys Baseline, LA-based TV & Film Data Provider, for $50M t.co/jO0BvHtY56
  • Sep 20: Sprinklr, a social media platform, buys Branderati as Social Media tools consolidate t.co/jmWXPjkUvq
  • Sep 20: Stats, sports data and content firm, buys BSports, Bloomberg Sports data analytics t.co/sDZhuziQwK
  • Sep 20: PrecisionHawk, which uses drones, cloud software to collect and analyze aerial data, raised $10M Series B t.co/8tbf9Rw9SH
  • Sep 20: DataStax, Santa Clara firm making Apache Cassandra #BigData enterprise DBMS, secured $106M Series E t.co/Dvc4p6JHlT
  • Sep 19: Nielsen buys Indian data analytics firm Indicus t.co/nICs90AEjq
  • Sep 19: Dentsu Aegis media giant buys Search Analytics Unit of San Diego-based Covario t.co/2xMI7x52fG
  • Sep 17: TrueAccord, SF startup, launches #MachineLearning Debt Recovery Solution; raises $5M Series A t.co/PVsNDrbiRC
  • Sep 17: Semmle, a B2B startup, gets $8M Series A from Accel to grow its software dev Analytics Platform t.co/Iyrmr4tvFU
  • Sep 16: Crayon Data, Chennai/Singapore SaaS analytics startup, close to getting $2M t.co/JLe2FlgY7Z
  • Sep 16: Mail.ru, owned by Russian billionaire & Putin ally, takes over VKontakte, Russia's answer to Facebook t.co/Tivyulcr7g
  • Sep 16: TargetingMantra, Delhi/Silicon valley firm, offering data analytics solution for e-commerce, raises $1.1M t.co/d4FDdPvGlq
  • Sep 16: adjust, European app analytics and attribution company, raised $7.6 M Series C, to expand in US, Asia t.co/ENpYbmBdfO
  • Sep 16: RapidMiner appoints Michele Chambers (past Sr. Analytics Executive at MemSQL, Netezza) as President & COO t.co/VEA3Q9bRCS
  • Sep 16: Vocus/Cision buy Visible Technologies, New York City social media monitoring and analytics company t.co/SXU4eDTsDd
  • Sep 16: There is mining here too! Microsoft to buy Mojang, Swedish firm behind Minecraft game, for huge $2.5B t.co/a6iYJ63jwM
  • Sep 16: yCombinator 2014 #DataScience Start-ups: Framed Data, NextCaller, Taplytics, Algolia, Boostable, Oranki t.co/hvDeZ6IHGc
  • Sep 16: RJMetrics, Philadelphia Business Analytics firm, raises $16.5M Series B t.co/pTVMStG5lO
  • Sep 16: Spirent, London-based telco buys Denmark Mobilethink A/S, provider of mobile device analytics, for $20M t.co/1W4Q6cFE1f
  • Sep 04: Teradata buys Think Big Analytics, 75 people Mountain View firm, to grow its #BigData Consulting t.co/nfBGYgEDBR
  • Sep 03: EQLIM, Beirut startup, aims to surface Geopolitical #BigData in the Middle East, raises $425K t.co/gRfp5l2hy8

 
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