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


Jun 2015 acquisitions, startups, and company activity in Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining, and Data Science: Spotify, Unicorn Power Law, Twitter + Whetlab, Belong, ZestFinance.



By Gregory Piatetsky, @kdnuggets.

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

Here are KDnuggets tweets, sorted by decreasing number of engagements,
  • Jun 27: Why Spotify just bought a #DataScience startup Seed Scientific #BigDataCo t.co/44ot6cIS96
  • Jun 26: #Unicorn Power Law: Top 10 are worth more than the next 70 combined @cbinsights #BigDataCo t.co/549K3mNGp8 t.co/srN5dcF34N Unicorn power law

  • Jun 18: Twitter buys #Cambridge-based #MachineLearning #startup Whetlab #AI #BigDataCo t.co/TT0Cn42rlS t.co/hDvIsiMDrU
  • Jun 23: Belong, #Bengaluru #BigData #startup for talent sourcing, raises $5M funding #BigDataCo t.co/Kb4l84wiyR t.co/xnSCtU7sj7
  • Jun 26: ZestFinance Takes Its #BigData #Credit #Scoring to China #BigDataCo ZestFinance t.co/mVkY9T2Gwz t.co/3km5lfkHVP
  • Jun 22: Slemma, new #analytics #startup has $29 dashboard to put #BigData in your browser #BigDataCo t.co/ALllFLXL42 t.co/AtNwpg33dP Slemma

  • Jun 27: Big global list of 657 companies in #BigData #ANALYTICS MARKET (bobbil) #BigDataCo t.co/TsS4a9ucoW
  • Jun 27: Lyra Health, gets $3M from Castlight, to bring #BigData To Mental Health Care #BigDataCo t.co/323p2pHGU8 t.co/uKzp7eKwa8
  • Jun 22: Tachyus #Oil data & #MachineLearning #startup gets $13M Series A from Founders Fund #BigDataCo t.co/bUTW7U5d7e t.co/gS73i5HC3G
  • Jun 26: Spotify buys Beats' #Analytics provider Seed┬áScientific, merge into #NYC office #BigDataCo t.co/PbZ8y30oFe t.co/Hpmxx3rDSC
  • Jun 30: Harvard-backed @Experfy, marketplace for #BigData & #Analytics consulting, closes $1.5M Seed Round. #BigDataCo t.co/t339JAB2Wg
  • Jun 28: Saama, #BigData #Analytics Firm secures $35M to deploy industry-specific solutions #BigDataCo t.co/sok39HgS39 t.co/vpChUKA8KR
  • Jun 27: Guavus raises $30M to build #BigData #analytics operations #BigDataCo t.co/xlIHGDgGDe
  • Jun 25: Snowflake, led by longtime Microsoft exec, got $45M round for analyzing #business #data in the #cloud #BigDataCo t.co/hNJRRVCTe2
  • Jun 11: May 2015 #Analytics, #BigData, #DataMining Acquisitions and #Startups Activity #BigDataCo t.co/O4u9banrqA t.co/t0LoJjHN6E
  • Jun 01: Game of Drones: #Drone #Startups raised more in 2015 than Last 3 Years Combined #BigDataCo t.co/KqlzwwSVRg t.co/zWbeqqmSyg
  • Jun 01: Salesforce buys Tempo, #MachineLearning powered smart calendar app #BigDataCo t.co/wbDmhmnDDF
  • Jun 12: Pachyderm raises $2M seed round for #BigData Processing for the #Docker Era #BigDataCo t.co/qSfJ0x17ev t.co/d9ul1mBuDr
  • Jun 11: Lattice Engines gets $28M Series D To Further Its #Predictive #Analytics Ambitions #personalization #BigDataCo t.co/ebcfVbKuuM
  • Jun 19: .@Tamr_Inc, scalable #BigData unification firm, gets $25.2 M Series B from HP Ventures, Thomson Reuters #BigDataCo t.co/SZxWpw0cqN
  • Jun 01: Sumo Logic raises $80M to analyse companies IT #BigData from servers, devices #IoT #BigDataCo t.co/nBnCNgfF5A
  • Jun 28: Sprinklr buys location-specific text #analytics software #startup NewBrand #BigDataCo t.co/nO99UIsi1A
  • Jun 01: Yhat graduates from Y combinator, scores $1.5M 2nd Seed Round #BigDataCo t.co/LDPc98NFsS
  • Jun 22: Why marketing analytics startup Jumpshot scored $22M Series - it has a panel of 107M internet users #BigDataCo t.co/0EU4Rk8Jy4
  • Jun 11: DuoLingo, #AI Powered #Language #Learning App, nets $45M round, led by #Google #BigDataCo t.co/YxVp9q12ka
  • Jun 28: Culver City-based DataScience, a provider of enterprise data analytics services, raised $4.5M Series A #BigDataCo t.co/vNN9WfzRNg
  • Jun 30: SQream scores $7.4M for its patent-pending #GPU technology to analyze #BigData Faster #BigDataCo t.co/0MHB0vlsZo
  • Jun 10: JethroData, Israeli #SQL on #Hadoop Provider, gets $8.1M Series B, uses indexes for 100x speed #BigDataCo t.co/KHakXJqrP1
  • Jun 29: DMGI leads $3M funding round in commercial realty data & analytics startup Propstack #BigDataCo t.co/dgKCANrNYf
  • Jun 28: Chicago Board Options Exchange to buy market data services, trading analytics platforms of Livevol #BigDataCo t.co/Jg3jIR2xI6
  • Jun 10: .@Pivotal boosts its #BigData Suite with Quickstep nextgen relational #DB Engine project from UW Madison #BigDataCo t.co/6061u37RyW
  • Jun 10: Podium Data Initial Funding to Fuel Growth of #BigData Platform for Enterprise Data Management #BigDataCo t.co/53lfknivwe
  • Jun 09: Arcadia, San Mateo provider of Visual #Analytics & #BI platform for #BigData, raises $11.5M series A #BigDataCo t.co/3fX3Krgon3
  • Jun 23: .@AtScaleInc pioneer of business #BI on #Hadoop, got $7M Series A from co-founders of @yahoo, @cloudera #BigDataCo t.co/sns8hcWawg
  • Jun 23: Loopd, #SF #startup, gets additional $1.5M to Power Corporate #Events #Analytics #BigDataCo t.co/4b5MPZCJb4
  • Jun 25: Appuri, Seattle provider of a customer data platform, raised $2M seed round led by Divergent Ventures #BigDataCo t.co/lJAmLnaCsr

 
Here are previous month activities