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January 2015 Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining Acquisitions and Startups Activity


January acquisitions, startups, and company activity in Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining, and Data Science: Microsoft buys Revolution Analytics, Why dunnhumby is worth billions, GraphLab renames to Dato, raises $18M, MongoDB raised $80M, and more.



By Gregory Piatetsky, @kdnuggets.

My monthly summary of the company, startup, and acquisition activity for January 2015 from @kdnuggets. See the latest under hashtag #BigDataCo.

Here are KDnuggets tweets, but unlike the previous posts which listed the activity chronologically, the list below is sorted by decreasing number of engagements, with font size proportional to the log of engagements.
  • Jan 24: Microsoft acquires Revolution Analytics for #BigData #Insights t.co/VlFNcUeuSg #BigDataCo #DataScience #rstats t.co/1Imy4Dd2Y7 Microsoft
  • Jan 24: Microsoft buys Revolution Analytics Microsoft buys Revolution Analytics @RevolutionR #BigDataCo t.co/IMDhO1yWuU t.co/uI82LMsPYO
  • Jan 12: Why dunnhumby, an obscure British #datamining company can be worth $3B #BigDataCo t.co/sGJWgEijtK t.co/GwUKRWRUIX Tesco
  • Jan 08: GraphLab changes name to Dato, raises $18.5M to enable creation of Intelligent Apps #MachineLearning #BigDataCo t.co/Oh2L1CKwSa
  • Jan 18: MongoDB, #BigData #NoSQL startup, raised $80M, now valued at $1.6B #BigDataCo t.co/IdjcwTz362
  • Jan 23: 18 Months Old #BigData #Startup Antuit #Raises $56 Million Led By #GoldmanSachs t.co/KGQ65NZB0Q #BigDataCo http://t.co/yk3Hrjj3RP
  • Jan 20: Microsoft buys Equivio, maker of a #MachineLearning platform for #legal industry (for $200M??) #BigDataCo t.co/i1PbuquIbb
  • Jan 22: Neo Technology Raises $20M to fuel global expansion for its #Graph #Database #BigDataCo t.co/UpVt8TjhqP t.co/F5POlhHMNO
  • Jan 24: Kreditech, Hamburg fintech startup, gets $200M to Fuel its #BigData Based Consumer Lending Business #BigDataCo t.co/hhyQkp4ix0
  • Jan 02: #Qubole Raised $13 Million in Series B #Funding t.co/3YiQPwCig3 #BigDataCo #BigData #SaaS #Cloud http://t.co/4I8hHdx9u2
  • Jan 12: .@Sisense, a leader in #BigData analytics for business users, triples revenue for 4th year in a row #BigDataCo t.co/hlkgFrjFrx
  • Jan 09: Cisco is to invest €200K in a #BigData joint venture with Irish data management company Asystec #BigDataCo t.co/KcoHzUx0Eb
  • Jan 01: CallRail, Phone call analytics startup, raised $2M from Atlanta entrepreneurs #BigDataCo t.co/BoQEAuL6i9
  • Jan 26: Treasure Data, a Mountain View startup offering a cloud-based #BigData platform, raised a $15M series B #BigDataCo t.co/nxbvqfAKTo
  • Jan 20: Dataiku, European #BigData software startup, raised $3.6M for its #DataScience Studio #BigDataCo t.co/eE2TVhzxVJ
  • Jan 21: Pinterest buys #MachineLearning Commerce #Recommendation Engine Kosei #BigDataCo t.co/XEpcCxZyfR http://t.co/XgYgZkVb4F
  • Jan 20: Twitter buys ZipDial, a #Bangalore startup that helps send information while sidestepping data charges #BigDataCo t.co/ylYwTfP0gP
  • Jan 30: #BigData Startups News by @gilpress: Funding, Acquisitions and IPOs Q4 2014 #BigDataCo t.co/HoGoaYvAme
  • Jan 26: EverTrue, a Boston #startup, does #analytics for higher-ed fund-raising, parses what graduates like #BigDataCo t.co/NG7S7mj5ce
  • Jan 17: Teradata buys RainStor to address #BigData #Archiving Using #Hadoop #BigDataCo t.co/AlSDBfSV4i
  • Jan 30: Bitvore, Irvine CA startup, raises $4.5M to offer #DataMining for dummies #BigDataCo t.co/KzF1VvrMJ3
  • Jan 21: Microsoft buys text analysis startup Equivio, plans to bring #MachineLearning to #Office365 #BigDataCo t.co/yfBZySkimn
  • Jan 19: Affirm, a fintech start-up, offers online alternative to credit cards, by looking at your online history #BigDataCo t.co/VgRra3KlAy
  • Jan 21: Interana, founded by ex-Facebookers, raises $20M series B for mass-scale event data #BigDataCo t.co/qskaU56WHK
  • Jan 07: Predikto, Atlanta software firm, raises $4M from TechOperators, ATA to predict machine failure #BigDataCo t.co/oumGaIgO1S
  • Jan 13: Fractal Analytics, India/US-based, buys mobile-based context-aware #BigData startup Mobius Innovations #BigDataCo t.co/jHOKwbe3bM
  • Jan 01: Inovalon, Maryland analytics healthcare technology provider, filed for IPO, plans to raise $500M #BigDataCo t.co/cGWPDGPRmO
  • Jan 19: OpenText has completed the acquisition of analytics vendor Actuate #BigDataCo t.co/WcpCHMiAho
  • Jan 07: TookiTaki, Singapore Data Analytics Startup, raises $1M to expand In Asia-Pacific #BigDataCo t.co/wTq3n8AFsi
  • Jan 19: WPP leads potential buyers for dunnhumby, Tesco £2bn customer analytics company #BigDataCo t.co/L8OkZtGstD
  • Jan 12: 10 Companies to Watch In #Energy #Analytics: BuildingIQ, C3 Energy, Daintree Networks, Ecova, FirstFuel #BigDataCo t.co/LOnNbFXwJV
  • Jan 20: Taykey, #NYC-based #RealTime #DataMining firm, raises $15M to help advertisers react to real-time trends #BigDataCo t.co/gSLVVEWyWX
  • Jan 29: ClickTale, Israeli #analytics startup analyzing people behavior on websites, raises $35M from KKR #BigDataCo t.co/IFr46BNCaN
  • Jan 20: Rubikloud, #Toronto startup, raises $7M Series A to help retailers analyze #BigData #BigDataCo t.co/dYYjEH6TeM
  • Jan 26: Fluidic Analytics, Cambridge U. spin-out, raises £1.56M Series A to use proteins to spot onset of disease #BigDataCo t.co/1QuClGPLhT
  • Jan 14: App Annie, founded in 2010, raises $55M to expand Mobile-Analytics Business #BigDataCo t.co/Ds7RYcm9db
  • Jan 07: Nasdaq buys Data Analytics Provider Dorsey Wright & Associates for $225M #BigDataCo t.co/0EOpNtL0P0
  • Jan 21: Apple buys UK media data startup Semetric, the company behind the Musicmetric #music #analytics platform #BigDataCo t.co/YP19BwFUeC
  • Jan 21: Datapipe buys GoGrid (which has >600,000 virtual machines) to Speed #BigData #Analytics Projects #BigDataCo t.co/JhoKU3tG5b
  • Jan 20: Safran creates dedicated #BigData entity, Safran Analytics #BigDataCo t.co/N8OvX8iR9x
  • Jan 19: Huron Consulting Group (Chicago) buys Sky Analytics, Mass-based provider of legal spend analytics #BigDataCo t.co/1YeuSeTdHE
  • Jan 15: #Etsy Crafts #IPO puts #NYC Tech Companies Back on the Map (and Etsy has a great #DataScience team) #BigDataCo t.co/FUo8ECXoLr
  • Jan 12: #Boston/Cambridge area is getting perkier for startups, with the Innovation District, @hackreduce, IPOs #BigDataCo t.co/tB6BiliDXT
  • Jan 29: Beckon, San Mateo startup, raises $13M for cloud-based marketing program #BigDataCo t.co/V7YhQTG3bo
  • Jan 21: AppsFlyer, Tel-Aviv Mobile Ads #Analytics Company Raises $20M Series B #BigDataCo t.co/GR8HQ9Ggql

 
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