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


July 2015 acquisitions, startups, and company activity in Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining, and Data Science: Quid, Oil/Gas, Palantir, Civis Analytics, KyvosInsights, AI Safety, Cybersecurity, and more.



By Gregory Piatetsky, @kdnuggets.

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

Here are KDnuggets tweets, sorted by decreasing number of engagements,
  • Jul 26: #SV #BigData #Analytics #Startup, Quid Hopes To Shake Up #2016Election t.co/Wm9Jte2Mex #BigDataCo #Campaign t.co/DCKmFuRuXu Quid

  • Jul 18: Despite #Startup Slowdown, VCs Keep Investing in #BigData #BigDataCo t.co/b76mW1yQpL t.co/xZHncG7tJA VC Investing in Big Data

  • Jul 14: DataCamp gets $1M seed round for #DataScience Learning Platform #BigDataCo t.co/IczR05AktY t.co/Rd5RmxWxKs
  • Jul 20: June 2015 #Analytics, #BigData, #DataMining Acquisitions and Startups Activity #BigDataCo t.co/QI1YeLonBK t.co/DKwxufgU1t
  • Jul 02: 11 Oil & Gas #Analytics #Startups to Watch @cbinsights (Dick Cheney now investor) #BigDataCo t.co/XzkxtJrYfg t.co/iKv7UMffZO
  • Jul 24: Palantir Raises $450 M At $20 Billion Valuation #BigDataCo t.co/XgSd430Q2v
  • Jul 02: Civis #DataScience Platform, born in Obama 2012 campaign, now works for industry #BigDataCo t.co/bV8h1ZpspE t.co/RilbqDfqlq
  • Jul 01: .@KyvosInsights emerges with #BigData #Analytics to find insights in corporate data #BigDataCo t.co/ATbXEKGIPV t.co/iCaWymxjmz
  • Jul 03: New #AI #Safety Projects Get Funding from @ElonMusk to explain decisions to #humans #BigDataCo t.co/yQv6nxcb6a t.co/9sqz5bW0wt
  • Jul 20: Investors Put $4.6 Billion Into #Cybersecurity #Startups In 2014-15 #BigDataCo t.co/d5qwXiN6nQ t.co/09m1n4tPPk
  • Jul 11: Splunk buys Caspida for $190M to add #MachineLearning to its #Security Analytics #BigDataCo t.co/L29SyH7zti
  • Jul 23: Leadspace, Sales Lead #Analytics #Startup Raises $18M #BigDataCo t.co/hHcuH2PEux t.co/XS8SduIyLH
  • Jul 30: Rakuten, #Japan #ecommerce giant, opened new #Boston research center for #AI, #MachineLearning #BigDataCo t.co/Tw8gux38Rv
  • Jul 24: IBM buys #Database-As-A-Service #Startup Compose (former MongoHQ) #BigDataCo t.co/K2K7hrCpbD t.co/zy6qH7nyoW
  • Jul 16: OKCupid Founders Get $10.8M to Build a Kinder, Gentler #PublicKey #Encryption Tool #BigDataCo t.co/52HVuCiaHd t.co/dHXmviPmAE
  • Jul 02: Klear, Formerly Twtrland, Gets $1.5M To Grow Its #SocialMedia #Analytics Platform #BigDataCo t.co/s7VENCmHN9 t.co/UQ5RYXjcSh
  • Jul 23: Despite a move to #cloud , #BigData #Analytics, #IBM had 13th quarterly decline in revenue #BigDataCo t.co/OtNyGd2Qfu
  • Jul 21: Quid, #SiliconValley #BigData #Analytics Startup That Hopes To Shake Up #US2016 Presidential Race #BigDataCo t.co/j6KQhU6pJT
  • Jul 25: Leadspace, a marketing #analytics #startup which serves qualified leads for 100 firms, raises $18M #BigDataCo t.co/QoQ7By5YIz
  • Jul 01: Flytxt, BENGALURU #India #BigData #analytics firm raised $11M (Rs 70 crore) #BigDataCo t.co/WFwxGIErpv
  • Jul 23: Cazena Launches Enterprise Big Data-as-a-Service for easier #BigData Processing in the #Cloud, raised $20M #BigDataCo t.co/7KqJeiB5ZS
  • Jul 02: Kuldat #Boston #BigData platform gets $1.5M to give SMEs better market #analytics #BigDataCo t.co/YVACHuz6rk t.co/hJAu2v9COB
  • Jul 22: IQLECT, #Bengaluru #Analytics #startup raises Rs 12 cr ($2M) from Exfinity Venture Partners #BigDataCo t.co/Er3kqmeTZl
  • Jul 23: Datafox Intelligence, #SanFran Next Gen research/#analytics platform, gets $5M from Goldman Sachs, others #BigDataCo t.co/yvDVgXb5sv
  • Jul 03: Zenatix, Gurgaon #India #Energy Data #Analytics firm raised R1.27 Cr #BigDataCo t.co/LL5q2NkBy2
  • Jul 12: Outsourcing giant Capita buys #Edinburgh data #analytics firm Barrachd, #IBM Business Analytics Partner #BigDataCo t.co/ocRU8Uk9C1
  • Jul 28: Celect, #Boston #MachineLearning retail #analytics firm, raised $5M Series A #BigDataCo t.co/cnyjnF0fhC
  • Jul 02: Prevedere, fast-growing Ohio #BigData software firm, lands $4M Series A #BigDataCo t.co/T5rKiOVJUd
  • Jul 01: Pneuron, Woburn MA pioneer in distributed #Analytics, gets $5M Series B-1 to scale-up sales and growth #BigDataCo t.co/KQE7XhLQea
  • Jul 29: If you are too late or too early you are toast, says Stonebraker. You have to guess the market and lead it #BigDataCo t.co/NfzUJsCbxn
  • Jul 28: Blackboard bought X-Ray Analytics, a #predictive #analytics tool for education #BigDataCo t.co/CfXcdLFLpc
  • Jul 22: Web traffic Israeli analytics co SimilarWeb buys Swayy which monitors #socialmedia #BigDataCo t.co/yWUi2R2YOH
  • Jul 28: #BigData + #IoT= Win: @PredixionSW and t.co/tnFTXOfCFs partner to add Advanced #Analytics to #IoT #BigDataCo t.co/Fyxcd3uN02
  • Jul 16: Workday Launches Workday Ventures To Fund #MachineLearning Startups #BigDataCo t.co/n3hvuJFZOe
  • Jul 28: Virgin Australian buys #analytics firm Torque Data, plans to expand its frequent flyer analytics #BigDataCo t.co/M23MA4jGsB
  • Jul 15: Radiant Group #Arlington-VA buys HumanGeo to Advance Data #Analytics and #OpenSource Capabilities #BigDataCo t.co/EAfox6MtHI
  • Jul 24: Trieste Generali Group buys #UK MyDrive Solutions, maker of #analytics tools to profile #driving behavior #BigDataCo t.co/3LLBm0Rxyo
  • Jul 31: 4C, a Facebook Marketing Partner, buys #Television #Analytics Firm Teletrax #BigDataCo t.co/mwOgOV9zaf t.co/s0cqUTNZcJ
  • Jul 28: Indix, #Seattle #cloud-based Product Intelligence firm that provides #analytics for brands, raised $15M #BigDataCo t.co/Bk3o59KNgU
  • Jul 28: Virgin Australian buys #analytics firm Torque Data, plans to expand its frequent flyer analytics #BigDataCo t.co/KvzDpvdQdm
  • Jul 23: Sportlogiq, #Montreal #Sports #analytics #startup, announces $1.7M seed funding #BigDataCo t.co/R2D01HnNA2
  • Jul 25: Sysomos, #socialmedia monitoring platform, buys #social #marketing platform Expion #BigDataCo t.co/o7r1jGXwAB t.co/ESqnF0xKIp
  • Jul 23: Kinetic Social Raises $17.5M, makes #analytics #dashboard bridging #socialmedia, #DataScience #BigDataCo t.co/FqaXVKYGm2
  • Jul 28: #Detroit firm Marketing Associates LLC bought #Charlotte-NC Conclusive Analytics for diversification #BigDataCo t.co/XRwqDWZNGY
  • Jul 29: WPP subsidiary Kantar Media invests in data #analytics firm BIScience #BigDataCo t.co/qGONPelNzv

 
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