Infographic – Big Data startup funding: In Sep 2015, more than $860 million raised globally

Last month (September 2015), we saw a lot of activity in funding of big data and analytics startups across the globe. According to our data estimates, a total of $863.5 million was invested in 39* startups across the globe. Leading the pack was Avant, the fintech startup, which raised its tenth round of funding with $325 million and became the latest entrant to the unicorn club. Among the industries, fintech lead the pack with more than $420 million funding. Interestingly, data security and fraud detection, along with enterprise data management analytics segment, also garnered $100 million funding. The list also had some novel startups ranging from beer analytics (yes, the liquor) to grid power optimization analytics services for customers. What was also encouraging was to witness notable number of innovative startups from Asian countries such as Singapore, China and India joining the fundraising bandwagon.

*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.

Big Data Funding Monthly Roundup

Infographic – Big Data Funding – September 2015


List of Big Data and Analytics Startups Funded in September 2015 

StartupCountryBusiness AreaFunding - $ millionSeriesLeading Investors
AvantUSMachine Learning based Lending Platform325Round 10General Atlantic, Balyasny Asset Management, Tiger Global Management, August Capital, RRE Ventures, DFJ Growth
KreditechGermanyFinancial and Banking Data Analytics92Series CC Flowers. Existing investors Peter Thiel, Amadeus, Värde Partners, HPE Growth Capital, Blumberg Capital
CivitasUSUniversity Drop-out Predictive Analytics60Series DWarburg Pincus, Emergence Capital Partners, Austin Ventures, Rethink Education, SJF Ventures, Gera Venture Capital
LlamasoftUSSupply Chain Analytics Platform50Series BGoldman Sachs
Capillary TechnologiesSingaporeCRM Analytics45Series CWarbug Pincus, Sequoia Capital, Northwest Venture Partners
ExabeamUSCyber Security Analytics25Series B Icon Ventures, Aspect Ventures, Investor Shlomo Kramer, Norwest Venture Partners
Vectra NetworksUSAutomated Threat Management25Series CDAG Ventures, Khosla Ventures, Accel Ventures, IA Ventures, AME Cloud Ventures, Intel Capital, Juniper Networks
ZscalerUSSecurity-as-a-Service25Series DGoogle Capital
WebActionUSData integration streaming analytics20Series B Intel Capital, Summit Partners
AtigeoUSBig Data Analytics18.4Series B Ascension Ventures
PaxataUSEnterprise Data Prep Platform18Series CEDBI, Accel Partners India, Walden-Riverwood Ventures, Toba Capital
WellAwareUSOilfield Data Analytics16Series BMitsui & Co, Genscape
PeaxyUSEnterprise Data Access Optimization15Series BInvestor Federico Faggin
StreamSetsUSEnterprise Data Movement Automation12.5Series ABattery Ventures, New Enterprise Associates (NEA), Accel Partners, Ignition Partners
Datos IOUSBig Data Recovery Platform12.5Series ALightspeed Venture Partners, True Ventures
NorseUSEnterprise Security Intelligence Platform11.4Series AKPMG Capital
QuanticMind (InsideVault)USPredictive Search Analytics10.3Series ASafeguard Scientifics
LogiNextIndiaLogistics Data Analytics10Series APayTM
InVentureUSMobile based Microlending Platform10Series AData Collective, India Internet Fund
DatiphyUSCyber Security Analytics7Series AHighland Capital Partners
Clear LabUSFood Analytics Platform6.5Series AKhosla Ventures, Felicis Ventures
YsanceFranceFirst-party Data Management Platform 5.6Series ACreadev
InfoworksUSAutomated Data Management5Series ANexus Venture Partners, Knoll Ventures
MoEngageIndiaMobile User Intelligence Platform4.25Series AHelion Venture, Exfinity Ventures
XOR Data ExchangeUSData exchanges4.2Series AFenway Summer Ventures, Chicago Ventures, KGC Capital
DxContinuumUSSales Analytics4Series ACequel III
WeissbeergerIsraelBeer Consumption Analytics4Series AICV, Innovation Endeavors
QuintypeUSMobile Media Analytics3.25SeedQuintillion Media
AquicoreUSReal Estate Energy Analytics3.1Seed1776 Ventures
PeerIQUSP2P Lending Risk Analytics2.5Seed-ExtensionVictory Park Capital, Fenway Summer Ventures
OmetriaUKE-commerce Analytics2.5SeedInventure Partners, SaatchInvest, Force Over Mass Capital
LimejumpUKPower Consumption Optimization Analytics2.1Seed-ExtensionAngel CoFund, JamJar Investments, Passion Capital
RavelinUKFraud Detection Analytics2Seed-ExtensionAmadeus Capital Partners, Playfair Capital, Passion Capital
Lamplight AnalyticsChinaSocial Media Analytics1.5SeedVectr Ventures
DeepomaticFranceVisual Search Platform1.4SeedAlven Capital
Big Data For HumansUKData Science-As-A-Service1.2SeedEC1 Capital, Firestartr, Scottish Investment Bank
Social Media BroadcastsChinaSocial Media Analytics1Seed500 Startups
Eywa MediaSingaporeDigital Signal Processing Analytics1SeedMantra Ventures, ah! Ventures
NeotradeIndiaTrade Data Analytics0.23SeedRainmatter



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