Attensity Closes $90 Million in Financing


PALO ALTO, Calif., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Attensity (@Attensity), the leading provider of corporate insight solutions based on proprietary data contextualization, today announced that it has successfully closed $90 million in equity financing.


Financing was provided by an international private equity fund and financial advisor company. The new capital secured will be used to accelerate product innovation; fuel market growth; and expand the sales, marketing and engineering teams to meet the growing need for engagement and analytics applications using patented natural language processing (NLP) technology.


"Attensity is already an established market leader in social media analytics used by global companies," said Howard Lau, CEO and Chairman. "Now we are extending that lead even further into brand reputation as well as the early detection of trends, business opportunities and threats, thereby enabling companies to stay ahead of the market and build competitive advantage."


Also announced, Howard Lau, an experienced Silicon Valley enterprise software executive and former venture capitalist, is expanding his role to CEO.  His vision will drive technology expansion and focus on building teams and partnerships that will educate and support Attensity customers on the benefits of consumer insight solutions.


About Attensity
Attensity is a leading provider of corporate insight solutions based on proprietary data contextualization for Fortune 1000 companies. As a pioneer in natural language processing and sentiment analysis, Attensity's solutions identify relevant and accurate information from multi-channel data sources using highly sophisticated and patented semantic technologies, analytics and context based discovery. Using Attensity's integrated solutions, enterprise companies can interpret and "understand" massive amounts of structured and unstructured data from many different sources, thereby helping to improve the customer experience, manage brand equity, enhance revenue, mitigate business risk, and help inform business strategies. Visit  Follow the company at, and


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