Thursday, February 23, 2012

Big data venture capital

  • SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - When Jason Goldberg set out to raise a new round of funding for his flash sales site Fab.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • Bain Capital Ventures and angels including Chris Dixon gave Raj a $5 million Series A in February 2009 to recruit a team of geniuses capable of tackling the serious big data technology problem.
  • (TechCrunch)
  • We just saw a lot of need for it because these massive scalable data sets were just becoming too big." Diana Samuels covers technology, cleantech, biotech and venture capital. Her phone number is 408.299.1835.
  • (The Business Journal)
  • Mu Sigma, a big data analytics specialist firm providing data scientists to companies including major insurers, Microsoft, Dell and Walmart, has attracted more than $133 million in venture capital funding.
  • (Forbes)
  • Use the right tools where the need is." The rise of big data also has the full attention of the venture capital community, Deloitte notes in its report.
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  • and automate digital marketing initiatives to turn Big Data into profitable actions. DataXus executive team unites leading executives in digital media with MIT technologists.
  • (Yahoo Finance)
  • prepared by the National Venture Capital Association and PricewaterhouseCoopers using data from Thomson Reuters. The big story was software as a service -- very hot, said Debby Farrington of StarVest Partners, speaking of the MoneyTree findings.
  • (San Jose Mercury News)
  • The data indicate that not all of [the money] is new capital flowing into Asia," said Aradhna Dayal, Editor of AsiaHedge in a statement.
  • (Wall Street Journal)
  • Pier began his career at GE Capital and Rolls-Royce Capital before U.K. It has received investment from Roger Ehrenberg from IA Ventures, a fund that is focused exclusively on Big Data, and Mark Suster from GRP Partners.
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