Tag Archives: Palantir

Big Analytics Roundup (December 14, 2015)

Quite a bit of hard news this week — nine stories, including software releases from Hortonworks and Confluent, a milestone for Apache Kylin, and three funding stories.  Plus, a number of items “above the news.”  Let’s get to it. Risk Management on Spark The growing number of applications that run on Spark show the platform is maturing.  ThinkReactive, a consultancy

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Big Analytics Roundup (July 27, 2015)

Top stories this week:  Palantir’s valuation grows, Continuum Analytics gets a bump, Cloudera announces a Python interface for Impala, and we have a winner in KDD Cup 2015. Nate Desmond chronicles Palantir‘s $15 Billion growth story just as the company hits $20 Billion. Conversion Logic wins the KDD Cup 2015, which L.A. Biz characterizes as the “Nerd Olympics”. Here’s a picture

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Smart Money: Venture Capital for Analytics 2013

Thanks to Crunchbase’s downloadable database, we can report that in 2013 investors poured more than $2 billion into Analytic startups, up 38% from 2012.  Crunchbase reports 2013 funding for Analytics ventures more than five times greater than in 2009. Palantir led the pack in new funding, going to the well twice, in October and December, to raise a total of $304m

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