The latest startup to capitalize on the “big data” trend is Alpine Data Labs, a San Francisco-based startup that just raised $16 million in venture funding.
Dmitri Williams hopes to disrupt mobile game analytics by showing everybody where the money is.
Data scientists might always be the most efficient source of business intelligence, but that doesn’t mean the rest of the enterprise can’t dabble.
This week, revenue performance firm C9 took the wraps off two new analytical applications that help in predicting and optimizing revenue – and announced it has obtained a new round of funding and a new CEO.
Digital Globe uses satellite imagery and geospatial analytics to track what’s happening in the world and predict the likelihood of extreme events.
Predictive analytics startup Sociocast has changed course on its main product offering, switching its focus from a developer-targeted prediction API to a simple new app that changes your website based on its audience.
The technology is still in its alpha phase, but is being used by a handful of large corporate customers. In a nutshell, it helps companies connect employees who would work well together.
Data scientists are a highly-coveted and rare bird in an industry obsessed with data. Context Relevant’s mission is to help organizations glean insights from data, without a menagerie of data scientists to back them up.
Spinnakr seeks to make data analytics so simple, accessible, and comprehensible that anyone can do it. The company also announced raising a seed round from top tier Silicon Valley investors.
EarthRisk Technologies has developed a new model for predicting extreme weather events based on 60 years of data and 82 billion calculations.
To prevent a horse meat scandal in the U.S., The Cheesecake Factory is using IBM’s tools to analyze large data sets from 175 locations.
Guest Post “Big data” has been broadly applied as a catch-all phrase for any company, and this gold rush has brought out the usual lineup of copycats and frauds.
With its acquisition of Degree Compass, well-funded startup Desire2Learn is exploring how predictive analytics can reduce the time it takes for students to graduate college.
Sales automation and predictive analytics company InsideSales raises significant second round of investment.
Cloud company AgilOne launches predictive marketing intelligence platform and closes $10 million.
Lattice Engines raises $20 million for its “big data for big sales” platform.
Salesforce acquires Prior Knowledge and its predictive database technology for developers.
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