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  San Carlos, Calif. – May 12, 2015 (12:01 am PT) – MarkLogic Corporation today announced it has closed a $102M round of funding to fuel growth to satisfy global market demand for the MarkLogic® Enterprise NoSQL database platform. The funds will be used to accelerate the company’s global market

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Berlin Buzzwords, ‘Germany’s most exciting conference on storing, processing and searching large amounts of digital data’, is back for a sixth year! The conference will take place on May 31st to June 3rd, and this year it will be held at Postbahnhof. It will feature a range of presentations on large

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Since its launch in December 2014, over half a billion dollars has flowed through the Robin Hood stock trading app. Offering no-commission transactions and a much more accessible experience than traditional stock trading, the service has attracted a significant number of young first time investors. Following their high profile Series

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New research from PlaceILive.com, the Yelp for Neighborhoods, has visualized where in London most businesses make it through their crucial first two years. Using open data, which they use to calculate their signature Life Quality Index, they ranked London’s boroughs according to the 2-year business survival rates. Two year business

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Swiss social trading company ayondo announced this week that it has received an additional 6 million CHF (~$6.4 million) from Singaporean private equity group Luminor Capital. The investment will go toward ayondo’s international expansion into Asia. ayondo had a successful year in 2014, raising 9 million CHF (~$9.6 million) growth funding

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Over the past few years, DataTorrent have made a real name for themselves in the big data analytics space with their propietary real-time streaming (RTS) on Hadoop technology. Today, they announce an extra $15 million funding to smooth out the wrinkles in the big data pipeline. This latest cash injection

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German FinTech incubator FinLeap has launched a joint venture in performance marketing alongside financeAds GmbH, the German leader in affiliate marketing in the financial sector. The new venture, financeAds International, connects financial service providers (advertisers) with relevant news portals and other traffic owners (publishers). It brings existing financeAds services to

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Berlin based banking startup Number26 just raised a $10.6M Series A round courtesy of Peter Thiel’s Valar Ventures. Existing investors Redalpine and Earlybird also participated in the round with Daniel S. Aegerter. Number26 is already building a brand in the German and Austrian markets with their incredibly quick and easy

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Docker, the open platform that automates the deployment of applications inside software containers has secured  $95 million of Series D funding, it announced earlier this week. With the new capital, the outfit intends to “address the needs of the millions of ecosystem users and thousands of enterprises that have standardized

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Twitter has pulled the plug on its data feed ecosystem by revoking access of its syndicated data feed of all tweets generated throughout the microblogging site, collectively called the ‘Firehose,’ to all partnered third parties. The move comes as a followup to its acquisition of the social media API aggregation

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