Mu Sigma Helps Companies Analyze 'Big Data', Raises $25 Million From Sequoia

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Mu Sigma, a startup that provides ‘decision sciences’ and analytics services to help companies make business decisions based on ‘big data’, has secured $25 million in Series C financing from Sequoia Capital.

Mu Sigma in a press statement says it currently employs some 1,200 analysts (and growing), mostly based in India, in an effort to build the world’s “largest applied math lab”.

Shailendra Singh, Managing Director at Sequoia, posits that Mu Sigma offers ‘the most impressive analytics service’ of any company the investment firm has met with over the years.

Headquartered in Chicago, Mu Sigma raised its first institutional venture money from FTV Capital back in 2008.