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Healthcare IT, Big Data Investments Surge in Q1

Apr 20, 2016 |

Venture capitalists poured more than $1 billion into the healthcare IT sector during the first quarter of 2016 as investors look to target data analytics and telemedicine for growth.

The first three months also saw several large big data acquisitions as key players like IBM’s Watson Health unit continued their buying sprees. Read more…

Despite Startup Slowdown, VCs Keep Investing in Big Data

Jul 16, 2015 |

The number of software startups is down almost 50 percent since the start of the Great Recession, according to a new report from Evan’s Data Corp. Despite the slowdown, anecodocal evidence points to venture capital firms continuing to invest in big data analytics. Read more…

Adaptive Insights Raises $75M

Jul 1, 2015 |

Adaptive Insights, the cloud services and business intelligence startup, said this week it has secured $75 million in its latest funding round.

The startup announced on Tuesday (June 30) it would use the latest cash infusion to accelerate its product roadmap along with expanding its global operations. Read more…

DataStax Nabs $106 Million, Sets Sites on International Expansion

Sep 4, 2014 |

DataStax, the company behind the NoSQL database Apache Cassandra, today announced it has brought in $106 million in new financing, bringing its total financing figure to $190 million. Much of the Series E round will go toward expanding DataStax’s international presence, particularly in Asia, company executives say. Read more…

MapR Announces $110M Investment Led by Google

Jun 30, 2014 |

Hadoop distributor MapR Technologies said today it has completed a $110 million financing round led by heavy hitters Google Capital and the venture capital arm of mobile chip specialist Qualcomm. Read more…

Big Data Getting Big Bucks from VC Firms

Nov 4, 2013 |It's time to party like it's 2001 if you're in the big data analytics space. Venture capital (VC) is flowing into software startups--a good number of them in the big data space--at the fastest rate in 12 years, according to a recent report. Read more…

Top Funded Big Data Startups

Jan 23, 2013 |Jeff Kelly compiled a list of the top funded privately-owned companies that focus on big data products and services, specifically in the following markets: Hadoop, NoSQL, Next Generation Data Warehousing, predictive analytics, and advanced data visualization Read more…

VC Sheds Light on Data-Driven Future

Apr 5, 2012 |For those who follow big data news, Norwest is a familiar name because of some of the companies it has its paws on now. Among notable investments in big data technologies are 1010data, Hadapt, Avere, and Apigee. According to partner.... Read more…

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