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Research Aggregator Street Contxt Raises Capital

Research aggregator Street Contxt raised capital in a venture funding, including investment received from a private equity affiliate of Point72 Asset Management.  The new capital will be used to launch ...

Corporate Access Platform WeConvene Raises $12.5 Million

Nearly a year after its partnership with Bloomberg, corporate access platform WeConvene closed a $12.5 million Series B funding round. The capital raise was financed entirely by Asian-based investors.  The ...

Big Data Firm Ravenpack Raises $5 Million, Launches New Product

Spanish news sentiment analysis provider RavenPack received venture financing and announced the launch of a new product designed to make it easier for the statistically impaired to use its platform. ...

Research Aggregator RSRCHXchange Receives Investment

UK-based research distributor RSRCHXchange received an unspecified capital infusion from the venture arm of interdealer broker NEX Group, formerly known as Icap.  Terms of the investment were not disclosed. Euclid ...

Sentiment Startup Prattle Raises $3.3 million

Market sentiment analysis provider Prattle and its related natural language software platform Portend received $3.3 million seed round of financing led by fund of funds manager GCM Grosvenor.  The firm ...

KKR Offers For GfK To Boost Big Data

U.S. private equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts launched a tender offer for a minority share in market researcher GfK in a bid to help the firm better compete with ‘big ...

Energy Data Firm Drillinginfo Acquires GlobalView To Add Market Data

Drillinginfo, a supplier of oil and gas production data, acquired commodity market data platform GlobalView, expanding its presence with energy traders and commodity investors.  Terms of the transaction were not ...

Big Data Geopolitical Researcher Predata Raises $3.5 Million

Predata, a big data research firm that uses social media to predict geopolitical risk, secured $3.25 million in a venture funding round led by Edison Partners with participation from hedge ...

Geospatial Analysis Firm Orbital Insight Raises $20 Million

Orbital Insight, a geospatial big data company, raised $20 million consisting of a $15 million Series B round augmented by a separate capital commitment from the CIA’s venture arm In-Q-Tel.  ...

Asian Research Aggregator Smartkarma Raises $4.7 Million

Smartkarma, a Singapore-based research aggregator, raised $4.7 million in a second funding round bringing total capital raised to $7.5 million. The latest financing was received from five Asian institutions including Singapore-based ...
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