Tag Archive for venture capital

Additional Funding For Elasticsearch To Help Company Complement Its RealTime Search And Analytics Stack

by Jennifer Zaino Elasticsearch – whose Elasticsearch, Logstash and Kibana products for discovering and extracting insights from structured and unstructured data were discussed earlier this year here – has raised $70 million in Series C financing from New Enterprise Associates (NEA). Benchmark Capital and Index Ventures also participated in the round. That brings the total…

Video: Big Data Startups are Getting Big Funding

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by Angela Guess Jordan Novet of VentureBeat reports, “So far, big data startups continue to command hefty funding rounds in 2014, just like they did last year. If you want to know why, watch this video… Jake Flomenberg of Accel Partners lays out his view of the big data market and the investing opportunities he’s excited about. He’s…

What Big Data Venture Capitalists are Looking For

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by Angela Guess Jordan Novet of Venture Beat reports, “Sprinkling some big-data sauce on sales or marketing software won’t get a dime out of these moneybags. Four prominent venture capitalists who have funded big-data companies dished about what they’ve gotten tired of — and what they might actually like to fund — at O’Reilly Media’s Strata…

What Every Semantic Startup Should Know

Earlier this week The Semantic Web Blog gave you an in-depth look at the winner of the Semantic Web Startup Competition at the recent Semantic Technology and Business conference (see story here). Perhaps at next year’s SemTechBiz event, you’d like to be one of the startups in contention for the win – and some money…

Costanoa Has $100M for Big Data & Cloud Startups

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by Angela Guess Barb Darrow of GigaOM reports, “Greg Sands sees a lack of good funding sources for very young enterprise-focused cloud and ‘applied big data’ companies. That why Sands, a former partner with Sutter Hill Ventures, founded Costanoa Venture Capital with $100 million to provide seed and Series A funding for such startups. There weren’t enough…