10 Most-Funded Big Data Startups January 2015

These are the top ten most-funded startups in the big data space:

Cloudera                                              $1040 Million                   Hadoop-based software, services and training

Palantir Technologies                   $950                                      Analytics applications

MongoDB                                           $311                                        Document-oriented database

Domo                                                   $250                                       Cloud-based Business intelligence

Mu Sigma                                            $195                                       Data-Science-as-a-Service

DataStax                                              $190                                       Apache Cassandra-based platform

MapR                                                    $174                                       Hadoop-based software, services and training

Opera Solutions                              $122.2                                    Data-Science-as-a-Service

Guavus                                                 $107                                       Operations intelligence platform

[Tie] Adaptive Insights                 $101.3                                   Cloud-based Business Intelligence

[Tie] GoodData                                $101.2                                   Cloud-based Business Intelligence


This list is based on my own research, augmenting the very helpful but sometimes unreliable, CrunchBase database. The funding includes VC contributions as well as investments by established companies.

[Originally published on Forbes.com]