Tag: Analytics

Censinet raises $7.8 million for health care vendor risk assessment

Censinet, a Boston, Massachusetts-based startup developing a vendor risk management platform for health care providers, today announced that it has raised $7.8 million in a series A round co-led by HML Venture Partners and Cedars-Sinai, with participation from Schooner Capital, LRVHealth, and Excelerate Health Ventures. This follows a $2 million seed round in September 2017 […]

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Salesforce acquires MapAnything for its location-based intelligence products

Salesforce today revealed that it’s signed a definitive agreement to acquire MapAnything, a Charlotte, North Carolina location-based intelligence software and services provider, for an undisclosed amount. The announcement comes months after MapAnything’s latest funding round, which brought its total raised to nearly $84 million. As TechCrunch notes, the buyout doesn’t exactly come as a surprise. […]

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Google debuts Cloud Data Fusion, connected sheets in BigQuery, and Data Catalog

Coinciding with the database improvements announced this morning during Google’s annual Cloud Next conference, the Mountain View company announced a slew of new capabilities heading to its data analytics portfolio. The first is Cloud Data Fusion, a fully managed and cloud-native data integration service that’s available starting this week in beta. Google’s pitching it as […]

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Productiv.ai raises $8 million to help companies track SaaS app engagement

Enterprise software-as-a-service (SaaS) adoption has never been higher — companies use 16 SaaS apps on average and 73 percent say nearly all of their apps will be SaaS by 2020, driving the global industry to an estimated $185.8 billion in the next year. But coinciding with this climb is a decline in app usage transparency. […]

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NS8 raises $26 million to combat ecommerce fraud

NS8, a Las Vegas-based company developing a software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution designed to combat online fraud, today announced that it has raised $26 million in series B financing led by Edison Partners, with participation from Sorenson Ventures, Lytical Ventures, TDF Ventures, Hanna Ventures, and others. It comes after a $7.5 million seed round in November 2017, […]

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Asteri Holdings brings pro testing and analytics to mobile games and apps

Asteri Holdings is unveiling its platform, which takes lessons from China’s Tencent and uses testing and analytics to help smaller game and app developers to scale up their creations for broad markets. The Shreveport, Louisiana-based company will test its platform by launching two of its own game projects as part of the Asteri Entertainment portfolio. […]

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ThousandEyes raises $50 million to monitor network performance

ThousandEyes, a San Francisco cloud analytics startup founded in 2010 by UCLA Internet Research Lab grad students Mohit Lad and Ricardo Oliveira, today announced that it has raised $50 million in a series D financing round led by GV (formerly Google Ventures), with contributions from new investor Thomvest Ventures and existing partners Salesforce Ventures, Sequoia […]

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Redis Labs raises $60 million for its NoSQL database

Redis Labs made headlines last year when it controversially changed licensing on its previously free-to-use add-on modules to the Common Clause, requiring service providers to pay for them. Today the Mountain View, California-based startup announced it has raised $60 million in series E funding. The round was led by Francisco Partners, with participation from existing investors Goldman […]

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KenSci raises $22 million for AI that cuts health care costs

Health care is expensive. In 2017, costs totaled $3.5 trillion in the U.S. alone, equal to 17.9 percent of country’s gross domestic product. Driving the bulk of the receipts were chronic diseases like heart disease and diabetes — almost half of all Americans have at least one. And the sickest among the sufferers — about […]

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Ketos raises $9 million to detect toxins and leaks in water supplies

It takes 13,737 to 21,926 gallons of water to produce a car, according to the Grace Communications Foundation. Leather shoes require roughly 3,626 gallons. And about 3,190 gallons are consumed in the course of a single smartphone’s manufacture and assembly. Add to that the 80 to 100 gallons of water the average person drinks, cleans with, […]

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Databricks raises $250 million for its data processing and AI platforms

Data processing company Databricks today announced the close of a $250 million funding round that raises its valuation to $2.75 billion. The round was led by Andreessen Horowitz, with participation from Microsoft, New Enterprise Associates (NEA), Battery Ventures, and Geodesic. Databricks was founded by the creators of Apache Spark, an open source framework for distributed […]

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Microsoft acquires education analytics provider BrightBytes

Microsoft today announced that it has acquired San Francisco company BrightBytes, which develops DataSense, an integration platform as a service (IPaaS) product targeting education solution providers and U.S. school districts. BrightBytes’ data management team will join Microsoft’s global education team as part of the deal, the companies said. “In the coming months, we’re excited to […]

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Varada raises $7.5 million to apply analytics to data lakes

Varada, a Tel Aviv startup that offers “petabyte-scale” analytics for enterprise customers with data lakes, today announced that it has raised $7.5 million in seed financing from Lightspeed Venture Partners, with participation by StageOne Ventures and F2 Capital. It’s the second phase of a two-stage round, the first part of which involved a $2.5 million […]

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LogDNA raises $25 million to simplify server data logging

Developers have to contend with a firehose of log data every day — terabytes, in some cases. It’s enough to bring even the nimblest of DevOps teams to a crawl, particularly when something goes wrong. Entrepreneurs Chris Nguyen and Lee Liu set out to address the information overload five years ago with LogDNA, a Mountain View […]

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Tenzo raises $1.8 million to reduce restaurant food waste with AI

Food waste worldwide has reached staggering proportions. Roughly a third of the food produced in the world for human consumption — 1.3 tons — gets lost or wasted every year, amounting to about $680 billion in industrialized countries and $310 billion in developing countries. Altogether, the amount of food wasted annually is equivalent to more […]

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Edo raises $12 million for real-time analytics on TV ads

Edo has raised $12 million in funding for real-time analytics and insights for television commercials. The money comes from Jim Breyer of Breyer Capital, who was one of the venture capitalists behind the funding of Facebook. That teams a VC star with a movie star, Edo cofounder Edward Norton. The New York startup delivers insights […]

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Adobe Analytics can now automatically surface insights for you

Big data is big business. About 53 percent of companies in 2017 said they’ve adopted some form of data analytics, and the industry’s forecast to hit $103 billion by 2027 (up from $49 billion in 2018). But not all platforms are created equal, which is why according to some reports, enterprises on average access just […]

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