Spire, a San Francisco-based microsatellite-powered data company, has raised $40 million in Series B funding. Spire launches shoebox-sized microsatellites generating really Big Data of weather readings on a string budget in comparison with their multi-billion large satellite brethren. It’s like IoT in the space, a number of portable and inexpensive sensors generating continuous flow of precious information, a classical Clayton M. Christensen’s disruptive technology case study.
Airtable, a San Francisco-based feature rich spreadsheet provider, has raised $7.6 million in new VC funding round. Airtable is a media-rich database with dozens of easily customizable templates, covering a lot of ground - from art gallery to … [Continue reading]
Three fresh VC investments in Big Data startups: Enigma, a New York-based Big Data analytics company that bridges the gap between data and decision making, pulls in $28.2 million in Series B funding. Snowflake Computing, a San Mateo, Calif.-based … [Continue reading]
Interoperability is becoming name of the game in the increasingly criss-crossed enterprise world of Big Data and data silos, NoSQLs, NewSQLs and relational databases. Tamr, a Cambridge, Mass.-based data interoperability provider, has raised $26.2 … [Continue reading]
Two more HR software companies, New York-based HR software platform Namely and French service provider for large HR information systems HR Path, raised respectively $45 million and Euro 5 Million this week. HR Market: Human Resources (HR) … [Continue reading]