Infographic: With $740 million funding globally, analytics startups defy slowdown concerns in October

Last month (October 2015), funding of big data and analytics startups continued to soar despite various rumors on adverse economic outlook floating around. According to our data estimates, a total of $741 million was invested in 27* startups across the globe. Leading the pack was ZestFinance, the fintech startup, which raised debt financing funding with $150 million. Among the industries, cyber-security lead the pack with more than $167.5 million funding raised by eight startups. Fintech and sales/ marketing segments also garnered $100 million+ funding. The list also had some novel startups ranging from gesture recognition predictive algorithms to product analytics . What was also encouraging was to witness notable number of innovative startups from countries such as Israel, India, Austria and Singapore.

*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 and Analytics Startup Funding: October 2015

Infographic: Big Data and Analytics Startup Funding: October 2015


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

StartupCountryBusiness AreaFunding - $ millionSeriesLeading Investors
ZestFinanceUSFinancial Analytics150Debt Fortress Investment Group
AppDynamicsUSApplication Analytics83.4Series FUndisclosed
EverStringUSSales & Marketing Analytics65Series BLightSpeed Venture, Sequoia Capital, IDG Ventures, Lakestar
CybereasonUSCyber Security Analytics59Series CSoftbank, Charles River Ventures, Spark Capital
NumerifyUSBusiness Analytics37.5Series CTenaya Capital, Sequoia Capital, Light Speed Ventures, SV Bank
BrandwatchUKSocial Media Analytics33Series CPertech Ventures, Highland Capital, Nauta Capital
EmarsysAustriaSales & Marketing Analytics33Series AVector Capital
IronNetUSCyber Security Analytics32.5Series AKleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
Pyramid AnalyticsNetherlandsBusiness Analytics30Series BViola Private Equity, Sequoia Capital
ClearSky DataUSCloud Storage27Series BPolaris Partners, Akamai
SimilarWebUKWeb Analytics25Series ENaspers, Lord David Alliance
SentinelOneUSCyber Security Analytics25Series BThird Point, Tiger Global, Granite Hill Capital, SineWave Ventures
AdjustGermanyMobile Analytics17Series DHighland Capital
Signals GroupIsraelProduct Analytics15Series BSequoia Capital
Area 1 SecurityUSCyber Security Analytics15Series BIcon Ventures, Cowboy Ventures, Allegis Capital
DataVisorUSCyber Security Analytics14.5Series AGSR Ventures, New Enterprise Associates
BoomtrainUSMobile Analytics12Series ACota Capital, Lerer Hippeau Ventures, Sieraa Ventures
Attune TechnologiesIndiaHealthcare Cloud Data Analytics10Series BQualcomm Ventures
EnliticUSHealthcare Diagnostics Analytics10Series BCapitol Health
SourceClearUSCyber Security Analytics10Series AStorm Ventures, Index Ventures
OutreachUSSales & Marketing Analytics9.2Series AMayfield, MHS Capital, Floodgate
Cube26USGesture Recognition Analytics7.7SeedTiger Global, Flipkart
MorphisecIsraelCyber Security Analytics7Series AJVP, GE Ventures, Portage Advisors
Connectifier USWorkforce Analytics6Series BGoldcrust, Okapi Venture, True Venture
SignalSenseUSCyber Security Analytics4.5SeedTrilogy Equity Partners
HRBossSingaporeWorkforce Analytics2Series CPacific & Orient Berhad
AlpacaUSTrading Algorithms Analytics1SeedSMBC Venture Capital, NEC Capital, Architype Ventures


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