Startup Triblio delivers content that converts

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Backed by $3.4 million in seed funding, content marketing startup Triblio helps marketers develop data-driven strategies to deliver actionable content with personalized CTAs, leading to better conversion rates. Startup: Triblio What they do: Provide content marketing software that helps marketers deliver proven content with personalized calls-to-action (CTA) to increase leads. Headquarters: Reston, VA CEO: Andre Yee, […]

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Big Data Startup Cazena Lands $8 Million Series A

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Founded by former Netezza execs, Cazena intends to “radically simplify and speed up access to big data.” Startup: Cazena What they do: This big data startup is still in stealth-mode and is being tight-lipped about their big data plans. Headquarters: Waltham, MA CEO: Prat Moghe, who previously served as SVP of strategy, products, and marketing […]

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Startup BigPanda Launches with $7 Million Series A

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BigPanda will use data science to help IT automate incident response management Startup: BigPanda What they do: Use data science to help IT teams automate the manual and time-consuming processes involved in responding to thousands of daily IT issues. Headquarters: Mountain View, CA  CEO: Assaf Resnick.  He was previously an investor with Sequoia Capital. Founded: […]

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Q&A with MapR’s CMO Jack Norris

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MapR Technologies is one of the 50 top Big Data startups featured in Startup50.com’s inaugural Big Data 50 report. I included MapR as one of a handful of companies whose goal is to simplify Hadoop and transform it from a tool requiring specialized developers to one any business can use. MapR is backed by $110 […]

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FlashFunders Launches; Intends to Disrupt How Startups Raise Early Funding

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Raising early stage funding is no simple task. Many startups spend thousands of dollars and weeks or months on the road courting investors. A new funding platform from Santa Monica-based FlashFunders is designed to change that. FlashFunders was started by Europlay Capital Advisors, law firm Stubbs Alderton & Markiles, and co-founders Vincent Bradley and Brian […]

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Startup50 is back from the hack!

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A little over a week ago, I encountered the perfect storm of nuisances. That Friday morning, I was having the bathtub reglazed, meaning noxious fumes would force me out of my home office for several hours. Living in Santa Monica, I wanted to view this as an unexpected bonus day off, but my work was […]

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Event-Based Big Data Startup Internana Launches

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Interana’s Event-Based Big Data Solution asks the “Why” and “How” Questions Many Big Data Tools Overlook Startup: Interana What they do: Provide an event-based Big Data analytics solution that answers critical business questions on how customers behave. Headquarters: Palo Alto, CA CEO: Ann Johnson, who was previously a product manager at Intel. She has spent […]

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SentinelOne deploys predictive software to battle malware

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Startup: SentinelOne What they do: Provide endpoint security software that detects, models, and predicts threat behavior to block attacks on any computing device, including servers and embedded systems like point of sale (PoS) terminals. Headquarters: Mountain View, CA CEO: Tomer Weingarten. Previously he led product development and strategy for the Toluna Group as a VP […]

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3 Cool GIS-Enabled Startups

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Last month, I attended the Esri International User Conference in San Diego and was introduced to the esoteric world where data and mapping collide. Esri is a pioneer in the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) space, and seeing how users put their software to use is pretty eye opening. As a journalist, one of the more […]

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