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Algorithms.io provides machine learning algorithms as a service. The company has developed a variety of applications that help companies in the Venture Capital, Healthcare, and Finance industries use machine learning to turn their data into a competitive advantage. The company also provides a REST API to allow developers to integrate machine learning into applications.


BitYota is a Data Warehouse Service (DWS) in the Cloud that provides a single, cost-effective place to consolidate data from multiple sources natively combining JSON with other data sources for reporting and ad-hoc analytics. BitYota has built unique analytical operators that query directly over MongoDB/JSON semi-structured data without the need to transforms to a structured format. The DWS is massively parallel with a unique, distinct storage and compute technology to work in a Cloud environment where (unlike traditional databases) we have overcome heterogeneity in CPU, bandwidth and memory. BitYota integrates with both semi-structured and structured data from multiple sources (ad server logs, pixels, transactions, etc). BitYota supports the full SQL 2003 analytical operation with full distributed join, aggregation and windowing functions, as well as User Defined Functions (UDF) written in JavaScript (v8 engine), Python and Perl. Standard BI tools can connect to BitYota’s DWS using our ODBC/JDBC APIs.


Bizo is how B2B marketers identify and reach their target audiences online. Fueled by Bizo’s audience of more than 120 million professionals around the world, including more than 85% of the U.S. business population, the Bizo Marketing Platform can precisely target business people by specific business demographic criteria.

Bizo’s customers use the platform’s data management and targeting capabilities to reach audiences anywhere they travel online and engage those that come to their websites, landing pages, and social channels. Bizo has earned the confidence of more than 600 SMB marketers and large global brands including AMEX, Mercedes Benz, Monster, Salesforce.com, Porsche, Microsoft, AT&T, and UPS who use Bizo to impact every stage of their sales and marketing funnels.


BVision is a global innovative software development company focused in JAVA, Microsoft, Ruby and Mobile technologies.

A recognised and reliable value adder, our team is comprised with the hottest technical innovators in Argentina.

We invest in our talent and customer success with passion. Along the years we have built a business model that encourages our people to think outside the box, focused on providing always the best services to our clients. Our long-term customer relationships amongst top companies throughout the americas is a result of this.

We believe we can transform and improve business with technology. We work side by side with our customers to make this happen.


Chartio helps businesses analyze and track their critical data. Over the past decade, the Business Intelligence industry has failed to deliver affordable and easy-to-use solutions. Instead, most vendors sell bulky on-premise products that are nearly impossible to understand, take ages to deploy and in many cases, fail to deliver value. It’s time for a change.

Focused on building the best interface for data, Chartio helps companies make better business decisions through intuitive, real-time business analytics. Customers connect their databases directly to Chartio, to uniquely visualize their data in real-time, bypassing the need for data warehousing and avoiding its security pitfalls.

When we founded Chartio, we set forth to make analytics intuitive and not a massive and budget-breaking headache. We’re re-imagining business analytics from the ground-up and offer every enterprise a beautiful, simple-to-use and powerful platform to understand their critical data.


The Civic Data Challenge turns the raw data of ‘civic health’ into useful applications and visualizations that have direct impact on public decision-making.

Through the Challenge, participants will bring new minds and skill sets to the field of civic health, with the purpose of making data-driven community insights more valuable and accessible. In order to achieve an exceptional level of real-world usefulness, designers, data scientists, researchers, and application developers will collaborate with local leaders and respond to the needs of specific communities or social issues.


On any given day, 120 million people around the world use Dun & Bradstreet to gain an informed perspective. D&B is the world’s leading source of commercial insight on businesses with a global database of more than 225 million business records. D&B’s innovative API web services platform, D&B Direct, allows companies to easily synchronize and deliver D&B data and analytics with other essential business intelligence, directly into any application or device.

D&B Direct uses D&B’s proprietary DUNSRight ® matching technology based on the D-U-N-S Number to help companies create trustworthy master records of business entities and connect company profiles, financial data and analytics, corporate linkages, fraud and compliance monitoring, people insights, social profiles, digital intelligence, industry-specific data and more, to develop a more complete and informed view of their customers, prospects, suppliers and partners. Delivering streaming business insight via the cloud, the solution gives business executives the intelligence they need to make smarter and faster decisions and drive better results. Learn more at dnb.com/bigdata.


Disqus is the web’s community of communities. Online communities are where people go to connect with their passions. We make them better through more enjoyable discussions. And then we link all those communities so it’s easier to discover and discuss new stuff worth talking about.

Disqus handles 40K requests per second and 1.5 million new discussion threads a day. We’re used by 2.5 million sites and reach an audience of one billion monthly unique visitors.


The world produces more than 2.5 exabytes of data every day. Visualization is one key approach to gaining insight from this mountain of data. It enables you to see the trends and patterns (along with gaps and outliers) in the data that are not as easily identified in rows and columns of numbers. Combined with advanced data visualization capabilities, IBM Business Analytics software delivers data-driven insights that help organizations work smarter and outperform their peers. This comprehensive portfolio includes solutions for business intelligence, predictive analytics and decision management, performance management, and risk management. Providing further flexibility for IBM Cognos BI users, new extensible visualization capabilities provide report authors and business users with new data visualization options as their business needs drive new requirements and opportunities for insight.


The Japan Technology Group is a global communications consulting company, focusing on technology and intellectual property transfers, especially between Japan and North America. The Company, headquarters in Philadelphia and has a branch office in Tokyo, serves as an agent for both Japanese academia seeking for out-licensing their technologies and U.S. companies searching innovative technologies. To promote trans-Pacific technology transfers, JTG facilitates the direct introduction of the leading edge innovations from Japanese researchers, university technology licensing offices (TLOs) and university-based spin-out companies to the global markets.


MemSQL is the leader in real-time data, empowering organizations to make data­-driven decisions, better engage customers, and gain a competitive advantage. The in-memory distributed database at the heart of MemSQL’s real-time analytics platform is proven in production environments across hundreds of nodes in the most high-velocity Big Data environments in the world at Zynga, Shutterstock, Morgan Stanely, CPX Interactive, and many others. Based in San Francisco, MemSQL is a Y Combinator company funded by prominent venture capitalists and angel investors, including First Round Capital and New Enterprise Associates.


NephoScale is a next generation cloud IaaS platform that delivers the highest performance available, and offers the best price/performance combination of any IaaS cloud provider. From Start-ups to Enterprises and SaaS to Big Data, NephoScale has the technology to make your applications fly.


New Engineering University (NEU) will launch the most relevant, practical and industry-tied accredited programs worldwide. By partnering tightly with industry and integrating hiring needs of high-growth industries, NEU will produce a pipeline of qualified graduates to close the skills gap. NEU is launching its Master of Engineering in Big Data degree program in Palo Alto, CA, in early 2014 and is hiring industry practitioners within Big Data for adjunct faculty and mentorship positions.


Nuix’s powerful, intuitive information management technologies make it possible to search, investigate and actively manage unstructured data sets of any size or complexity. This enables you to respond quickly and effectively to litigation or regulatory action, mitigate risk, reduce costs and extract value from your data.


Everyday businesses face serious challenges coping with application performance, maintaining business continuity and gaining operational intelligence in real-time.

NuoDB leads the industry with a proven NewSQL solution to solve all these challenges. It provides a unique combination of on-demand, partial replication, scale-out performance, zero downtime and geo-distributed data management. It’s an operational DBMS to handle transactions, interactions and observations anywhere.

Launched in 2010 by industry-renowned database architect Jim Starkey and accomplished software CEO Barry Morris, the company is based in Cambridge, MA. Used by thousands of developers worldwide, NuoDB’s customers include automotive after-market giant AutoZone, NorthPoint Solutions, Fathom Voice and other innovative companies.

The company is the recipient of numerous, prestigious industry awards including: Gartner Cool Vendor and The Red Herring Top 100.


Since 1988 Objectivity, Inc. has been the Enterprise NoSQL leader, helping customers harness the power of Big Data. Our leading edge technologies: InfiniteGraph, The Distributed Graph Database™ and Objectivity/DB, a distributed and scalable object management database, enable organizations to discover hidden relationships for improved Big Data analytics and develop applications with significant time-to-market advantages and technical cost savings, achieving greater return on data related investments. For more information please visit: www.objectivity.com


Intel Expressway Software for API Management, Gateway Security, and Data Protection

Intel delivers a portfolio of enterprise-class data center software products designed to help expose internal/external app APIs and data across on-prem, cloud, hybrid, and mobile environments. Analyst recognized as an industry leader, both on-prem and SaaS API management portal solutions are seamlessly integrated with a Service Gateway for API security, integration and complex traffic control. The Expressway solution includes best of breed Informatica powered data translation, SaaS API Management with Mashery, mobile access integration with Intel XDK client side tooling, and the only no app impact data tokenization solution for PCI, PII, & cloud data scope reduction. Visit cloudsecurity.intel.com for more.


Oris4 is a secure and easy-to-use corporate information platform that allows you to quickly find and manage your business content. We connect all of your online and internal data so you can find, track, sort and manage your crucial data through one simple interface.


The pioneer of direct audience measurement, Quantcast leads the audience measurement and targeting industry. Offering the industry’s most in-depth understanding of digital audiences, Quantcast helps marketers and publishers buy and sell the most effective targeted advertising available and is used by the world’s leading advertisers, top 10 media agencies and 100+ million web destinations. Launched in 2006, Quantcast is headquartered in San Francisco and backed by Founders Fund, Polaris Venture Partners, Revolution Ventures and Cisco Systems. For more information visit www.quantcast.com.


Qubole is the leader in Big Data SaaS. Qubole was founded by Ashish Thusoo and Joydeep Sen Sarma, former leaders of Facebook’s data infrastructure organization and long-time contributors to Apache Hadoop and creators of Apache Hive. Qubole is trusted by the largest brands in social media, online advertising, entertainment, gaming and other data-intensive ventures.

Qubole Data Service (QDS) provides a turnkey SaaS solution for Big Data teams, running on the top performing elastic Hadoop engine and including a library of data connectors, and a graphical interface for Hive, Pig, Ooze and Sqoop. QDS enables users to quickly inspect their data, author and execute queries, and convert queries into scheduled jobs. With QDS, the power of Big Data meets the simplicity of the cloud.


Revolution Analytics is the leading commercial provider of software and services based on the open source R project for statistical computing. Led by analytics consulting veteran Dave Rich, the company brings high performance, productivity, and enterprise readiness to R, the most powerful statistics language in the world. The company’s flagship Revolution R Enterprise software is designed to meet the production needs of large organizations in industries such as finance, life sciences, retail, manufacturing, and media. Used by over 2 million data scientists in academia and at cutting-edge companies such as Google, Bank of America, and Acxiom, R has emerged as the standard of innovation in statistical analysis. Revolution Analytics is committed to fostering the continued growth of the R community, sponsors R user groups and conferences worldwide, and offers free licenses of Revolution R Enterprise to everyone in academia. To learn more, visit www.revolutionanalytics.com.


Spinnakr is democratizing access to big data insights with a new kind of web analytics that does all of the work for you – from insight, to recommendation, to action.

Instead of just collecting and reporting data, Spinnakr automatically discovers important trends and opportunities on behalf of its users. It translates an endless stream of visitor data into a simple, actionable news feed of opportunities, ranking them in importance, and empowering the site owner to deploy targeted content to her website based on the recommendations.

This new approach to analytics means that the value of big data is no longer locked away in complex charts and graphs that can only be understood by data scientists. It allows any website in the world the ability to make big data actionable, dramatically enabling a huge number of business access to sophisticated analysis for the first time.


Splice Machine enables you to build Big Data applications with all the benefits of NoSQL databases while still leveraging standard SQL. The result: massive scalability, flexible schema, fault tolerance and high availability along with easy integration to BI tools.


Stratogent is a custom managed services organization based in San Mateo, California. We design, implement, and support mission critical infrastructure 24×7 on premises, in datacenters and in the Cloud. Since 2005, we have acted as an extension of internal IT teams, achieving a customer retention rate of 100%. Come talk to us at the DataWeek Expo about how we can help manage your Windows environments, so that you can focus on tackling your Big Data challenges.


The Department of Statistics in partnership with Mays Business School at Texas A&M University offers a MS in Analytics degree which will prepare working managers and professionals to make better informed decisions more quickly to optimize business performance and identify new business opportunities. Courses will be taught at Houston CityCentre and via live video around North America in the evenings, offering a convenient two year, part-time program for working professionals. Open to individuals with strong quantitative skills, for example bachelor’s degree holders in the sciences, mathematics, business and engineering fields. Accepting pre-questionnaires now for our next fall cohort.


Versium is a data technology company that operates a LifeData™ and predictive analytics scoring engine. These technologies enable organizations to be more data-driven by powering solutions that help optimize consumer engagement, improve marketing efficiencies and better understand, retain and find new customers.


Yuri Software offers a line of software products and consulting services for the financial markets and other vertical industries. We have an extensive expertise in building mission-critical, line-of-business applications that cover the entire span of IT operations of various size businesses — from the back office to transactional databases, mainframe and legacy system integration, Internet and intranet applications, desktop applications, and other IT areas.


Zipfian Academy is an intensive 12-week program located in San Francisco aimed to cultivate the knowledge and skills necessary to become proficient in data science. We have crafted a custom curriculum developed by practitioners in the field with hands-on projects and real-world applications.