Tag: Analytics

Evolve Energy uses machine learning and analytics to save renewable energy customers money

Evolve Energy is trying to use machine learning and analytics to tap into a niche within the renewable energy market by giving wind- and solar-powered electricity customers the ability to capture the best wholesale energy prices as they fluctuate over the course of a day. The company publicly launched its service and app, on iOS […]

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Datameer raises $40 million for data set prep and analysis tools

Datameer, a decade-old San Francisco-based company developing an end-to-end platform for data prep and analytics lifecycle management, today revealed that it’s secured a $40 million funding round led by ST Telemedia (STT). This latest tranche saw contributions from Redpoint Ventures, Kleiner Perkins, Nextworld Capital, Citi Ventures, and Top Tier Capital Partners, and it brings the […]

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Databricks raises $400 million at a $6.2 billion valuation

Prescient are the entrepreneurs who predicted data would become the new oil, like Ali Ghodsi, Andy Konwinski, Ion Stoica, Matei Zaharia, Patrick Wendell, Reynold Xin, and Scott Shenker. They’re the cofounders of Databricks, a San Francisco-based company that provides a suite of enterprise-focused scalable data science and data engineering tools. Since 2013, the year Databricks […]

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TigerGraph raises $32 million for graph database tools

TigerGraph, a Redwood City, California-based software developer providing a suite of enterprise graph database tools, today announced that that it’s secured $32 million in series B funding led by private equity firm SIG. The infusion of capital comes after a $31 million series A in September 2017 and nearly doubles the startup’s haul to $60 […]

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Money is on 5G and mobile as the future of the gaming industry (VB Live)

Presented by TreasureData The gaming industry is at a turning point. Learn how advances in mobile gaming, the integration of AR in real-world environments, the growth of streaming audiences, and 5G is about to transform the gaming world when you catch up on this VB Live event.  Access for free on demand right here. Industry […]

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Skillprint studies how you play games to unlock your hidden skills

Play games, unlock your inner superpowers, and win at life. That’s the idea behind Skillprint, a startup that uses advanced analytics to study how you play games and uses that information to discern your personality and what kind of jobs might be right for you. Skillprint plans to use entertaining mobile games to help people […]

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Mux raises $20 million to simplify video streaming and analytics

Video is among the internet’s most brand of media. It’s estimated that more clips are uploaded in a month than the major U.S. television networks have created in 30 years, and roughly 87% of online marketers today use video content. Perhaps unsurprisingly, video traffic is projected to constitute 82% of all IP traffic by 2022, […]

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Amazon announces general availability of AWS Lake Formation

Businesses with large data sets on their hands can rest a little easier tonight — at least if they’re Amazon Web Services subscribers. Amazon this evening announced that AWS Lake Formation, a fully managed service that facilitates the building, securing, and management of data lakes, is now generally available. Customers with instances in the US […]

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Qomplx raises $78.6 million for analytics-as-a-service platform

Analytics and insurance software provider Qomplx (formerly Fractal Industries) today announced that it has secured $78.6 million in a series A funding round led by Cannae Holdings and Motive Partners, bringing its total raised to over $100 million. CEO Jason Crabtree, who cofounded the Reston, Virginia-based company with Andrew Sellers (a Truman scholar and Air […]

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Matillion raises $35 million to transform data in the cloud

It’s safe to say that data warehouses — large stores of data accumulated from a range of systems — are having a moment. According to a recent survey published by Dresner Advisory Services, big data adoption reached 53% in 2017 for all companies interviewed in 2017, up from 17% in 2015. And IDC recently pegged […]

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