Infographic: Analytics startup raised $670 million funding in Nov, riding on boom in marketing and customer segments

This month (November 2015), more than 33 big data, analytics and machine learning startups raised in excess of $670 million funding globally. Compared to October, the number of startups that received funding this month raised by six(6). While it was a fintech startup (Earnest) that took away the honors with a mammoth $275 million Series B fundraising, the month witnessed a lot of investor attention towards marketing automation and customer analytics startups. Healthcare segment, too, saw interesting developments with machine learning and deep learning startups focused on drug discovery (TwoXAR) and brain analytics (EIMindA), respectively, received investments. Another interesting venture that received investment was OddUp, a predictive analytics solution that aims to help venture capitalists make better investments in startups.

*data from funding rounds of startups with undisclosed money hasn’t been included.

The below infographic summarizes the trend for the month. Following the infographic is the detailed list of funded startups during the month

Funding of Startups - 2015

Data, Analytics and Machine Learning Startup Funding – November 2015


List of Big Data, Analytics and Machine Learning Startups Funded during November 2015

CompanyCountryBusiness AreaFunding ($m)SeriesLead Investor
EarnestUSOnline Lending275BBattery Ventures, New York Life
AppDynamicsUSApp Monitoring75FAltimeter Capital, General Catalyst Partners
GainsightUS Customer Analytics50DInsight Venture Partners
ElMindAIsraelBraintech AI28CKraft Group, Shanda Group, Wexford Capital
ClearSky DataUSCloud Storage27BAkamai Tech, Polaris Partners
AppierTaiwanBehavioral Analytics23BUOB Venture Management, Sequoia India, TransLink Capital and MediaTek
SwrveUSMarketing Automation21.3CEvolution Media Partners
Cask DataUSAnalytics Software20BSafeguard Scientifics, Battery Ventures, Ignition Partners
H20.aiUSML Platform20BPaxion Capital, Capital One Growth Ventures, Nexus Venture Partners
BidgelyUSPower Analytics16.6BConstellation Technology Ventures
Fortscale SecurityUSCybersecurity16SeedCME Ventures, UST Global
Iguaz.ioIsraelCloud Storage15AMagma Venture Partners, JVP
Savi TechnologyUSIoT Analytics15SeedSGS
VideoAmpUSAdv Management Analytics15ARTL Group
MindTickleUSSales Analytics12.5ANew Enterprise Associates, Accel Partners
UnitiveUSRecruitment Analytics7.5AIgnition Partners, Kapor Capital, Floodgate and Correlation Ventures
ClarisiteIsraelBehavioral Analytics5.5ALazarus Israel Opportunities Fund
Fuzzy LogixUSEnterprise Analytics5.5ANew Science Ventures
Descartes LabsUSDeep learning GIS5ACultivian Sandbox, Crosslink Capital, TenOneTen Ventures
Deep GenomicsCanadaGenomics ML3.7SeedTrue Ventures, Bloomberg Beta
TwoXARUSDrug discovery3.4SeedAndreessen Horowitz
BridgeUUKPredictive Edutech2.5SeedOctopus Investments, Fresco Capital, Seedcamp
Semantics3SingaporeE-commerce Analytics1.5SeedE-Merge, Zillionize
EarlySalaryIndiaMobile Lending1.5SeedTranscorp Group
AdHawkUSAdv Management Analytics1.4SeedZelkova Ventures, Techstars Ventures
Yet AnalyticsUSTraining Analytics1.3SeedPanther Angels and Baltimore Angels
OddupHong KongVC Investment Analytics1SeedKima Ventures, Click Ventures
WigzoIndiaMarketing Automation0.5AAdvantEdge Partners, Singapore Angel Network
ArcstoneSingaporeIndustrial AnalyticsA Global Brain, 500 Startups, YSS Capital
MoMagicIndiaMarketing AnalyticsSeedFoxconn
KountMoneyIndiaPeer to Peer LendingSeedTracxnSyndicate
Crayon DataSingaporeSales Analyticsn/aRatan Tata


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