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Aug 2015 Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining, Data Science Acquisitions, Startup roundup


Aug 2015 acquisitions, startups, and company activity in Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining, and Data Science: HyperVerge, Top 100 by funding, Deep Genomics, Driveway Software, BigML, and many more.



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

startups-2015-august-word-cloud Here are KDnuggets tweets, sorted by decreasing number of engagements,
  • Aug 20: HyperVerge, #India #DeepLearning #startup founded by 22-year olds, raised $1M #BigDataCo t.co/74CAI3ErE0 t.co/GeVd2LwiT3 HyperVerge, #India #DeepLearning #startup founders

  • Aug 18: Top 100 #Analytics #Startups of 2015 with most funding @LouisColumbus #BigDataCo t.co/X3AWRHnxZv t.co/LoMilFpZeq
  • Aug 15: Deep Genomics, spun out of U. #Toronto, to use #DeepLearning to transform #medicine #BigDataCo t.co/eXra1fUqCo t.co/7zPBxeNJ8a Deep Genomics

  • Aug 21: Average funding per #AI category - #MachineLearning leads #BigDataCo t.co/A3syzbREAJ t.co/mj5O2UjWzP
  • Aug 03: Driveway Software raises $10M Series for #BigData to Disrupt Insurance Market #BigDataCo t.co/ZoiGa7Au4f t.co/jhKYLSLSKt
  • Aug 08: #MachineLearning algorithm from @BigMLcom, Telefonica to help VCs choose #startups #BigDataCo t.co/rcNmYY9nIJ t.co/FEcqxV976v
  • Aug 03: #Bitcoin #startup funding jumps 63% in H1 2015, despite bitcoin fall @CBinsights #BigDataCo t.co/5d9sgHCLtb t.co/PdghzjXt2U
  • Aug 19: 135 Startup Failure Post-Mortems @cbinsights #BigDataCo t.co/Ltcu4et7jA t.co/7BgAPrLpGz
  • Aug 08: .@BigMLcom #MachineLearning powers Automated Early Stage #Investing Platform #BigDataCo t.co/UQuSKXO1Jl t.co/zD8RsGm6zH
  • Aug 01: #BigData #Startups News: Funding, #Acquisitions, #IPO Q2 2015 @gilpress roundup #BigDataCo t.co/bOtm0nssCj
  • Aug 27: Simility raises $3.45M, uses #MachineLearning & humans to detect #fraud, hackers #BigDataCo t.co/vJ0cD9bhgQ t.co/nFW1A2VcWf
  • Aug 14: PHEMI, #Vancouver #medical #BigData #startup, raises $12M Series A #BigDataCo t.co/63XP01sSK0 t.co/BOcK2cAByA
  • Aug 21: Cool: Knowm #Startup combines #MachineLearning, #quantum computing via #memristors #BigDataCo t.co/6Ogpaa3Sm5 t.co/GBEvBfTQDD
  • Aug 28: Galactic Exchange #BigData firm bridges #SiliconValley and #Ukraine #Kharkiv #BigDataCo t.co/x6UplcCtCX t.co/2di1BTQMr4
  • Aug 21: Confluent #startup by #ApacheKafka team wants to leverage #BigData streams #BigDataCo t.co/GFNW71jaBq t.co/sOC5vFZZ2v
  • Aug 11: Ditto Labs, #Boston #Photo #analytics #startup seeks $4M round, finds brand logos #BigDataCo t.co/4VBcGaa67u t.co/VUFTfnuf8U
  • Aug 15: Zeta Interactive, #BigData firm founded by ex-Apple CEO Sculley raises $125M for shopping spree #BigDataCo t.co/FYctoxkDmm
  • Aug 20: .@AlgebraixData, #California #analytics #startup uses ""data #algebra"" to improve #ETL, data processing #BigDataCo t.co/coTLkd1IVb
  • Aug 20: FanDuel reaches $1B valuation, buys #Sports #Analytics firm NumberFire #BigDataCo t.co/Gb7U70XF9P t.co/hwD2EV6gIP
  • Aug 24: 50 Companies next #StartUp #Unicorns @cbinsights - affected by market #selloff? #BigDataCo t.co/Wu41AbNRfC t.co/nnNfLndfNk
  • Aug 02: #Immuta raises $1.5M from #Sequoia Holdings to manage the chaos of #BigData systems t.co/g69RHKjPu5 #BigDataCo #Startup #DataMgmt
  • Aug 06: Amplitude, #mobile #analytics #startup raises $9M Series A, free basic features #BigDataCo t.co/UgepNWWUzP t.co/lxFPWQLbzj
  • Aug 23: Mode, the leading collaborative #analytics platform , raised $7.5M in a Series A #BigDataCo t.co/KySjcdEjKZ
  • Aug 27: Zephyr Health, #healthcare #analytics firm, raises $17.5M Series C from Google Ventures #BigDataCo t.co/utT2LkKqxX
  • Aug 15: Sysomos, social analytics firm, buys Expion, an enterprise social marketing platform #BigDataCo t.co/CU2lPb8dNT
  • Aug 18: Mobikon, Indian restaurant marketing tool, buys #analytics start-up Trii.be #BigDataCo t.co/sSdrAARWgP t.co/VF8pSmCJn6
  • Aug 27: Datafloq launches interesting, but not very deep #search engine for #BigData firms #BigDataCo t.co/hi3rIeUt6U t.co/pKnoapbNtM
  • Aug 08: World Economic Forum Tech Pioneers feature many #Analytics, #BigData companies #BigDataCo t.co/GwtMQieV8R t.co/ejl4OhIHTk
  • Aug 24: VC database firm @cbinsights gets $1M from NSF, launches #Data Tool for B2B Sales #BigDataCo t.co/tkXsEyGYFj t.co/A6LCnCEcy4
  • Aug 29: Cylance #cybersecurity firm uses #AI to predict and stop cyber attacks, raised $42M Series C #BigDataCo t.co/gWZcmyoU1v
  • Aug 11: Cisco buys MaintenanceNet for $139M, adds data analytics, automation to cloud portfolio #BigDataCo t.co/fZj4gnnS0o
  • Aug 10: IBM #Watson will ""see"" with $1B acq. of Merge, #medical #image processing firm #BigDataCo t.co/8UozceZz0M t.co/F5sFCOkTjf
  • Aug 26: BlueData, helps make virtualized #BigData #clusters, raised $20M, partners w. Intel #BigDataCo t.co/h28fqSU33E t.co/0zEo0bMYlJ
  • Aug 19: NUS #Singapore spins off #data #analytics startup 6Estates #realtime mrket insights #BigDataCo t.co/jmHSQIscEb t.co/ueFIWR7BCK
  • Aug 11: Axtria, NJ and Gurgaon #India #BigData #Analytics #startup raises $30M series C for data-driven solutions #BigDataCo t.co/09OxGLy8L0
  • Aug 18: HyperVerge #India #DeepLearning #Startup raises $1M seed rnd to bring its Image Organization to Palo Alto #BigDataCo t.co/490Tzsw2gt
  • Aug 19: Datameer gets $40M E Round Led By #Singapore Investment Firm, plans to expand to Asia #BigDataCo t.co/5fXXYZPTBB
  • Aug 14: Fin services firm Envestnet to buy data aggregator and technology company Yodlee for nearly $590M #BigDataCo t.co/FBngMHKK4t
  • Aug 11: Neokami, #Munich #AI #Startup raises $1.1M to offer #AI-based services, products #BigDataCo t.co/6d2BNVpvAK
  • Aug 26: Hortonworks buys dataflow firm Onyara, makers of #Hadoop-simplifying #NiFi for #IoT #BigDataCo t.co/wLwBrCr1LM t.co/99ohtha6PJ
  • Aug 08: VoltDB raised $9.8M to Expand #Streaming #Analytics, #IoT Capability #BigDataCo t.co/E7tG6fl4sH
  • Aug 14: Premier Inc. expands its #data #analytics capabilities, buys Healthcare Insights LLC for $65M #BigDataCo t.co/bYGWPiHwYj
  • Aug 19: #Bigdata #analytics #India #startup IntelligenceNODE raises Rs 26 crore in Series-A funding #BigDataCo t.co/CFNCCsjGL0
  • Aug 27: Spare5 #Seattle #startup raises $10M to tap Humans to complete micro-tasks on the web #BigDataCo t.co/vrGuu202HU
  • Aug 18: Yello Mobile #Korea firm, buys #Bangkok #socialmedia #analytics firm Computerlogy #BigDataCo t.co/BF34NjhNVR t.co/gIB7LxKw0y
  • Aug 13: LivingLens, #Liverpool firm developing #video #DataMining, secured £1m Series A to expand #BigDataCo t.co/0RJSQxaITT
  • Aug 18: Loyalty Bay #London raised $1M to Help Businesses Increase Conversion Metrics Using Data and Rewards #BigDataCo t.co/7wwWiMHjoM
  • Aug 11: Salviol Raises €6.5M Series A to help companies use #BigData To Fight #Fraud #BigDataCo t.co/Qn67zzUlqr
  • Aug 11: Emdeon #Nashville pays $910M for Altegra Health #Miami provider of data analytics, health insurance svcs #BigDataCo t.co/ztLXQtgtAq
  • Aug 25: Akana, former SOA Software, enters #API #analytics market with Envision analytics platform #BigDataCo t.co/Nd2iF8t7Bk
  • Aug 08: @BigMLcom bought Magnum Opus #association #discovery tool dev. by Geoff Webb #BigDataCo t.co/ugQgwUR5px t.co/QE20Y1MCme

 
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