The Oxford Internet Institute (OII) was founded in 2001 as a centre for research into the effects internet will have on society. A core research focus is the influence and implications of Big Data. Prof. Viktor Mayer-Schöneberger, the author of “Big Data: a revolution that will transform how we live work
Benchmark is a VC with a series of very successful investments including, among others, Yelp, Instagram and Zipcar. It was founded in 1995 by Jonathan Schulhof. Significant investments in the Big Data field include MySQL or Hortonworks. It is also based in Menlo Park.