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NIH Commits Nearly $100 Million to Build Big Data R&D Centers

Jul 30, 2013 |The National Institute of Health (NIH) last week announced plans to spend $24 million per year for the next four years to establish a series of big data centers of excellence that will explore better ways to help biomedical researchers store, manage, and analyze large sets of data. In addition to traditional scientists, the governmental agency is encouraging data scientists to apply to receive funding under the research and development program. Read more…

Hortonworks Levels Up With $50 Million Haul

Jun 25, 2013 |Hortonworks CEO, Rob Bearden announced that the company has secured a new round of funding to the tune of $50 million dollars, giving the upstart Hadoop distro company a new level of legitimacy in the enterprise Hadoop wars. Read more…

Enigma.io Claims to Demystify Data; Receives Round

Mar 5, 2013 |Enigma.io says that they have sanitized and curated over 100,000 streams of publicly available data and have reportedly been granted $1.1 million dollars in venture equity seed money to take their big data project to the next level. Read more…

Government Puts $200 Million Behind Big Data Initiative

Mar 30, 2012 |This week the Office of Science and Technology Policy in the United States announced a massive injection of funding to create and support big data research and development efforts. The government says that the Big Data Initiative will work to support a number of agencies, including the Department of Defense.... Read more…

Digital Reasoning Refreshes Text Analytics

Dec 6, 2011 |Entity-oriented analytics software company Digital Reasoning, has had a foot in the federal door since its founding, but with a fresh round of Series B funding, is looking to take its big data analytics platform deeper into the enterprise. Read more…

Cloudera Nets Another Massive Funding Round

Nov 7, 2011 |Just in advance of the annual Hadoop World Conference (which is completely sold out, by the way), Cloudera announced another investment spree to bolster new business, this time to the tune of $40 million. Read more…

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