Editor’s Pick Can Big Data play a role in alleviating poverty? Here’s what the experts had to say.
Guest Post No matter how a marketer sources leads, a little data can propel leads through the funnel. Even if you’re not ready for “big data” tools and predictive analytics, you can still find impressive shortcuts with a bit of intuition and elbow grease.
Social data startup DataSift has raised $15 million in its second round of funding, cash that will help it continue to swiftly grow and brew better social data technology.
EverySignal is a new way to find the handful of important announcements from your social networks — all your social networks — in just one daily email digest.
Avant garde brands using Tumblr can turn to Union Metrics to dive into the activity data of the startup’s eclectic audience.
At VentureBeat, we come across a lot of funding news every day. In order to bring you the most information possible, we’re rounding up the quick-and-dirty details about the funding deals of the day and serving them up here in our “Funding daily” column.
Klout, the startup best known for its ability to measure a person’s online influence, is allowing people to remove Klout profiles that they didn’t actually create.
How many times have you gone looking for that list of the top 10 best X, Y and Z’s? For most of us, the answer is “constantly.” Top10 received $3.5 million in its first round of funding led by Accel Partners today to create “best of” lists using social data.
YouTube founders Chad Hurley and Steve Chen revealed details about their plans for recently-purchased bookmarking site Delicious in an interview with the New York Times.
Social data may be the next big frontier for startups, but there are limits to what people are actually willing to share. Specifically, product review site Blippy recently revealed that it has moved on from its initial vision of allowing people to share information about what they’re buying.