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A Venture Capitalist’s Take on the Internet of Things

By   /  September 1, 2014  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

David Hirsch, co-founder of Metamorphic Ventures, recently wrote for Tech Crunch, “There has been a lot of talk in the venture capital industry about automating the home and leveraging Internet-enabled devices for various functions.”

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Robert Bosch Venture Capital Leads $3.75 million Series A Round for Flybits

By   /  August 21, 2014  /  Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Flybits Inc., a Toronto start-up that has created a context-aware experience development platform for mobile environments, has closed a $3.75 million Series A financing.

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

By   /  June 5, 2014  /  Big Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

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 […]

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Hong Kong V.C. Firm Names an Artificial Intelligence Tool to Its Board of Directors

By   /  May 16, 2014  /  Business Intelligence News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Jordyn Taylor of Beta Beat reports, “In case you needed more proof that all our jobs will one day be occupied by robots, a Hong Kong V.C. firm has just named an artificial intelligence tool to its board of directors.”

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Video: Big Data Startups are Getting Big Funding

By   /  February 26, 2014  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education  /  No Comments

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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 […]

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What Big Data Venture Capitalists are Looking For

By   /  February 17, 2014  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education  /  No Comments

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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 […]

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New Fund Ready to Back Big Data Startups

By   /  October 18, 2013  /  Big Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

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What Every Semantic Startup Should Know

By   /  June 20, 2013  /  Uncategorized  /  No Comments

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 […]

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Costanoa Has $100M for Big Data & Cloud Startups

By   /  December 13, 2012  /  Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education  /  No Comments

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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 […]

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Universities Put Cash Towards Helping HomeGrown Tech Startups Along

By   /  December 6, 2012  /  Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Universities play an important role in advancing the technology ecosystem, semantic technology included. Look for starters at work done at The Tetherless World Constellation at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Wright State University’s Kno.e.sis Ohio Center of Excellence in Knowledge-enabled Computing, MIT, and the Digital Enterprise Research Institute located at the National University of Ireland, Galway. In addition to driving technology […]

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