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Chris Gladwin of Ocient on Revolutionize Big Data Analytics

By | Oct 28, 2017 at 12:45 pm

Chris Gladwin is the CEO and founder of Ocient, a startup building software that enables sophisticated users of data to handle massive amounts of information fast enough to make real-time decisions. Two years ago, Chris sold his data storage company Cleversafe to IBM for…


How to Become a Big Data Analyst Companies Want

By | Aug 16, 2017 at 6:30 am

The advent of modern technology has led to average companies generating massive amounts of data—a volume that can be terrifying to the casual observer. And attempting to analyze said data can bring even more stress ,and is a task that exists far outside the…


Top Technology Trends Companies Need to Pay Attention To

By | May 2, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Technology is always on the move. It seems like every month, some new technologies emerge, some technologies become standard, and others disappear from too much competition or underuse. Businesses are constantly working to identify which trends have the most staying power and to adopt…

Tips & How To’s

3 Startup Tools for a Stress-Free Holiday Season

By | Nov 12, 2015 at 3:00 pm

Business owners know that the holiday season can be a stressful one. Everything has to run smoothly for the inevitable influx of paying customers. A lot can go wrong; so, here’s a short list of tools that will help keep you on track, and…



Revmetrix Launches Retail Intelligence Platform with $2.2M in Funding

By | Feb 19, 2015 at 11:55 am

Located right out Washington, D.C., the Arlington, VA-based Revmetrix announced this morning that it has secured $2.2 million in seed funding to launch its retail intelligence platform. The new (and apparently first ever, the company claims) omnichannel data platform allows retailers to leverage their own…


Is Your Data Big Enough?

By | Dec 20, 2014 at 12:00 pm

At what point does your data become big data? What’s the threshold? Do you need a petabyte of data for it to be classified as big data, or do you qualify with an exabyte? To be honest, there is no real answer to that…


The Unsung Heroes of Cyber Monday: A Look at the Platforms Powering Top Ecommerce Sites

By | Dec 1, 2014 at 8:00 am

Datanyze crawls the web daily looking for technology ‘signatures’ that determine whether or not a given website is using a particular technology.  This provides crucial analytics for businesses to monitor and optimize customer retention and competition. In time for Cyber Monday, they have released…


Extracting Insights from Unstructured Data – Driving Business Growth

By | Nov 29, 2014 at 8:00 am

Today unstructured data is generated across a multitude of organizations; this unstructured data is growing at a faster pace than the pace at which it is consumed. It is not possible for a human to manually surf through, understand and extract insights from unstructured…

Location Based Services


Transit Labs Wants to Maximize the Economic Impact of Public Transit

By | Jun 16, 2014 at 10:38 am

Last Friday, it took me close to two hours to get home taking the Metro. As someone who grew up in Alexandria, VA, and has lived in various sections of Washington, DC, and Northern Virginia for most of my adult life, I certainly understand…



DC-Based Startup DataRPM Raises $5.1M for Its Business Intelligence Software

By | Mar 26, 2014 at 2:00 pm

DC-based startup DataRPM recently announced that it raised a $5.1 million Series A round of venture funding. This round of capital follows up on a $800,000 seed round the company closed last November. The round was led by new investor InterWest Partners and included additional investments from…



S3NSE: Real-Time Data Analytics Dashboards for Fast Decision-Making

By | Feb 3, 2014 at 3:25 pm

Economist and finance consultant Juan Montoya spent many years analyzing and modeling data for some of the country’s biggest companies and institutions.  Now a tech entrepreneur, Montoya founded S3NSE to help managers make faster data-driven decisions with the aid of integrated, beautifully visualized, and…

Startups & Apps


AlchemyAPI: Deriving Business Intelligence From Unstructured Data

By | Sep 23, 2013 at 3:00 pm

Businesses use AlchemyAPI to build text analysis functionality into an application, service, or data processing pipeline.


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Optimize Website Traffic With Lucky Orange’s Powerhouse Data Analytics

By | May 19, 2013 at 8:00 am

You have just finished building an epic new website, but there seems to be a little voice inside your head telling you it amounts to nothing and will get no traffic. When it comes to a new website, it can be tricky to be…



AuManil Reveals Hidden Insights in Game Players’ Activity

By | May 13, 2013 at 2:00 pm

Bart Bohn founded AuManil to assist the $40 billion online games market by collecting social gaming data to reduce whale churn, increase whale conversion, improve whale acquisition, and managing whales across a portfolio of games. In the gaming world, “whales” are big money spenders…