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Consumer finance technology company, Kreditech, has raised EUR 82.5 million in Series C financing to fuel the company’s growth. The round was led by J.C. Flowers & Co. LLC, a leading private investment firm dedicated to investing in the financial services industry globally. Peter Thiel and Amadeus Capital Partners (Amadeus)
For the third consecutive year, O’Reilly Media conducted an anonymous survey to expose the tools that successful data scientists and engineers use, and how those tool choices might relate to their salary. Want to know what you need to know to earn the big bucks? Knowledge of certain tools can
UK FinTech company Hello Soda has announced its expansion into the United States with the opening of a New York office and recruitment of two new heads of sales. Hello Soda is expanding its UK business overseas after experiencing huge demand for technology platform PROFILE which helps reduce fraud and
Today, in an unusual seed round for an Israel based company, Panoply.io just announced a $1.3m seed round led by a quality list of US investors. Significant participants in the round include Blumberg Capital, 500 Startups, and FundersGuild. The Panoply.io data warehousing platform released its closed beta in Q3
To see the first three rounds of conference speakers we announced, check the Data Natives 2015 website! Data Natives, a first-of-its-kind conference for the data-driven generation, is set to bring together the brightest minds in data science and related technologies for a 2-day event in Berlin November 19-20. What’s on
Datapipe, a provider of managed hybrid IT solutions for the enterprise, today announced it has acquired AWS assessment, automation, and migration company DualSpark. DualSpark’s AWS consulting services simplify the experience of moving apps and critical infrastructure to the AWS cloud. “DualSpark has extensive cloud-native experience helping enterprises modernize and refactor applications
DataHero, one of the leading providers of self-service cloud BI, has expanded its integration with HubSpot, launching the first connector that enables sales and marketing professionals to easily generate data visualizations and analytics dashboards from HubSpot CRM. HubSpot CRM is a flexible, intuitive solution for managing prospects and sales pipeline.
Mainframe users are getting a major upgrade thanks to an open source tool from Syncsort that links the IBM z Systems with big name big data processor, Apache Spark. In the days of cloud computing, few people even remember the mainframe. Likely, no one in your neighborhood knows what they are, and
Steve Blank has been announced as the keynote speaker of Startup Istanbul, an exciting startup event which brings together more than 1,500 founders, investors and executives in the Eurasia region. Blank will be heading to Turkey’s business capital Istanbul to present his revolutionary management philosophy on October 3-5, 2015. Etohum,
Enterprise Hadoop provider Hortonworks announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Onyara, the creator of and key contributor to Apache NiFi, a top-level open source project. The acquisition aims to provide customers automated and secure data flow technology. As a result of the acquisition, Hortonworks is introducing Hortonworks DataFlow powered by