Examining Top Data Analytics Firms in the 2019 Forbes Cloud 100

The 2019 Forbes Cloud 100 recognizes the best private cloud companies in the world. Ranging from small startups to venture-backed cloud behemoths, the fourth annual listing makes mention of popular consumer-facing companies like Stripe, Mailchimp, Toast and others. As part of the selection process for the list, Forbes’ data partner, Bessemer Venture Partners, received hundreds […]

ClearStory Data Nabs $15 Million C-Round Funding Led by DAG Ventures

ClearStory Data recently announced that it has raised $15 million in new venture capital led by DAG Ventures and existing investors. The company plans to use the injection to scale its sales and partner ecosystem across the globe. This Series C round comes on the heels of Clearstory Data‘s July 2016 round worth $10.5 million, […]

Trifacta Nabs $48M Funding to Support Investment in Cloud Data Preparation

Trifacta recently announced that it raised $48 million in new venture capital from new and existing investors. The news comes on the heels of multiple funding rounds in February and April of 2016. Since its founding in 2012, the company has raised more than $124 million. Trifacta allows users to do data preparation without having to […]

Alation Nabs $23 Million to Extend Data Catalog Software

Alation recently announced that they’ve secured $23 million in a Series B funding round. The investment was led by Icon Ventures. Michael Mullany, a general partner at Icon Ventures, has joined Alation’s board of directors. The round allows the company to scale in order to meet enterprise demand for collaborate data catalogs. The company’s solution […]

Top-5 Data and Analytics Vendor Funding Rounds of 2017 (So Far)

Big Data is big business, and the marketplace for data analytics software is gushing with innovative options to make use of organizational information assets. Proliferation in data analysis has seen a vibrant technology landscape grow even brighter, with lots of interest from outside firms to get in on the action. With billions invested and trillions […]

Looker Raises $81.5M Funding Led by Alphabet’s CapitalG

Looker announced this morning that they’ve secured $81.5 million in Series D funding. The investment was led by CapitalG, Alphabet’s growth equity fund. The round includes additional participation from new investors Geodesic Capital and Goldman Sachs, as well as from Looker’s previous investors Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Meritech Capital Partners, Redpoint Ventures and Sapphire Ventures. Since […]

Alteryx to Raise $126M with Initial Public Offering

Self-service analytics provider Alteryx rang the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange this morning in celebration of their initial public offering. Alteryx released 9,000,000 shares of its Class A common stock at a price of $14.00 per share and are currently trading under the symbol AYX. Founded in 2010 and based in Irvine, […]

KNIME Nabs €20M Series A to Continue Transforming Data Science

KNIME announced recently that they’ve secured €20M in Series A funding from equity investor Invus. Based in Sweden, KNIME offers a free, open-source, desktop-based Advanced Analytics platform, and customers of their tool rave about the platform’s flexibility, openness and ease of integration with other existing solutions. This is the company’s first round of investment funding. The […]

6 Embedded Analytics Vendors to Watch in 2017

Embedded Analytics enables businesses to utilize their existing BI and analytics capabilities inside end-user tools, such as customer relationship management (CRM), enterprise resource planning (ERP), marketing, financial systems, and other software applications. Embedding analytics into existing workflows helps users to gain access to the capabilities they need without having to go outside of the environments they already […]

Interana Raises $18M for Behavioral Analytics Product Development

Behavioral analytics provider Interana recently announced that they’ve secured an $18 million dollar oversubscribed venture funding round led by Vertex Ventures with participation from Battery Ventures, Data Collective, Allen & Company, Fuel Capital, and Index Ventures. The new capital brings the company’s total funds raised to more than $46 million since its founding in 2013. […]