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  • Real-Time Analytics Startup Chartbeat Adds Data For Native Ads, Raises $3M More

    Real-Time Analytics Startup Chartbeat Adds Data For Native Ads, Raises $3M More

    Native advertising is seen “as this great new hope for publishing,” said Chartbeat CEO Tony Haile, but there’s also a fair amount of skepticism and outright dismissal. He argued that one of the main reasons for that is pretty simple: “So much of native is bad.” Since Chartbeat is a real-time analytics company, it’s no surprise that Haile blamed some of… Read More

  • Chartbeat Looks Beyond Clicks With Redesigned Publisher Analytics

    Chartbeat Looks Beyond Clicks With Redesigned Publisher Analytics

    It’s not unusual to hear complaints about websites that are too focused on maximizing clicks — but it’s a little surprising to hear those words coming from Tony Haile, CEO of real-time analytics startup Chartbeat. After all, Chartbeat is arguably the perfect tool for monitoring the effectiveness of a click-focused strategy. Yet when I spoke to Haile yesterday, he told me… Read More

  • GoSquared Super-Charges Its API To Take the Real-Time Analytics Fight To Google

    GoSquared Super-Charges Its API To Take the Real-Time Analytics Fight To Google

    Last month Google finally rolled out an invite-only Beta of its real-time API for Analytics that will allow developers to programmatically take action based on the real-time data they get from Google’s service. However, competitor GoSquared, backed by London’s Passion Capital and Fred Destin’s Atlas Venture, has had an API of sorts out in the wild for over 2 years. Read More

  • Chartbeat’s New Dashboard Plugs Publishers’ Video Data Into Their Real-Time Analytics

    Chartbeat’s New Dashboard Plugs Publishers’ Video Data Into Their Real-Time Analytics

    Chartbeat is launching what CEO Tony Haile told me has been the big “missing piece” from its real-time analytics product for publishers — a video dashboard. “And not just missing for us, but largely a missing piece for publishers, too,” he said. By that, Haile means video data is usually stuck in a separate application, and therefore analyzed completely separately… Read More

  • Newsbeat Measures The Pulse Of News Sites

    Newsbeat Measures The Pulse Of News Sites

    The news never sleeps, which is why news sites like TechCrunch are addicted to realtime information. That addiction extends to the analytical tools news sites use to determine which articles are resonating with people and which ones aren’t. Today, news sites are getting a special flavor of a tool many already use. It’s called Newsbeat. It’s Chartbeat on steroids for… Read More

  • Al Jazeera's Social Revolution (In Realtime)

    Al Jazeera's Social Revolution (In Realtime)

    While you can debate about the exact role of social media, specifically Twitter and Facebook, in Egypt’s revolution, there is no question about its role as a new global media channel. Where once people tuned into CNN to watch governments collapse, this time around they tuned into Al Jazeera on the Web (at least in English speaking countries lie the U.S. where Al Jazeera English is… Read More

  • It's official – GoSquared gets funded to take the fight to Chartbeat

    It's official – GoSquared gets funded to take the fight to Chartbeat

    GoSquared, the real-time website analytics startup, has announced that it’s raised an Angel round from Stefan Glaenzer, Eileen Burbidge, Robert Dighero, and Thomas Jones. That’s the early-stage investor team at White Bear Yard where GoSquared has been resident for some time but it’s only now that the funding is official. That said, terms remain undisclosed, which is… Read More

  • Geckoboard: "It's Chartbeat For Everything Else"

    Geckoboard: "It's Chartbeat For Everything Else"

    Businesses live or die on their ability to react to the market in realtime. The faster you can get information, the faster you can make decisions. If you operate a Website, Chartbeat gives you a dashboard that shows you what is happening on your site right now. But what if you could add realtime data from all sorts of services into one place? Then you’d have Geckoboard, which… Read More

  • Chartbeat Cracks 2 Million Concurrent Users Tracked

    Chartbeat Cracks 2 Million Concurrent Users Tracked

    It was only last August that Chartbeat passed one million concurrent users tracked across all the sites that use the realtime analytics dashboard. It took 16 months from launch to get there. Now, a mere five months later, Chartbeat has broken through the 2-million user milepost. Chartbeat is like Google Analytics, but in realtime. It lest you see exactly how many visitors are on any page… Read More

  • Chartbeat Raises $3 Million From Index, Conway, Sacca, Clavier, Lerer, And Dixon

    In a short amount of time since its launch in April, 2009 and its redesign a year later, realtime analytics startup Chartbeat has gained an impressive following of more than 2,500 paying corporate customers. All of this was done so far with 5 employees, led by general manager Tony Haile. Now, the betaworks-incubated company has gained an impressive roster of investors in a $3 million Series… Read More

  • Chartbeat Raises $3 Million From Index, Conway, Sacca, Clavier, Lerer, And Dixon

    Chartbeat Raises $3 Million From Index, Conway, Sacca, Clavier, Lerer, And Dixon

    In a short amount of time since its launch in April, 2009 and its redesign a year later, realtime analytics startup Chartbeat has gained an impressive following of more than 2,500 paying corporate customers. All of this was done so far with 5 employees, led by general manager Tony Haile. Now, the betaworks-incubated company has gained an impressive roster of investors in a $3 million Series… Read More

  • Chartbeat Breaks The One-Million Mark

    Chartbeat Breaks The One-Million Mark

    If you are not tracking your Website in realtime, you probably don’t know what is happening on your site—or you know too late to do anything about it. The idea behind betaworks startup Chartbeat is simply to give Website owners a realtime dashboard showing what is happening on the site right now. Chartbeat tracks concurrent visitors, and this week it passed one million… Read More

  • Pick Up The Realtime Pulse Of Your Website With Chartbeat's New Beta

    Pick Up The Realtime Pulse Of Your Website With Chartbeat's New Beta

    When betaworks launched chartbeat nearly a year ago, the idea was to create a realtime Google Analytics for Websites. Chartbeat is a dashboard which shows you how many people are on your site right now, where they are coming from, and how engaged they are. Watching realtime stats is even more addictive than Google Analytics because you can put something up on your Website and immediately see… Read More

  • Chartbeat Brings Realtime Analytics to TypePad and DreamHost

    Chartbeat Brings Realtime Analytics to TypePad and DreamHost

    If Google Analytics just isn’t fast enough for you, there’s Chartbeat, a betaworks company which provides realtime analytics to Website owners. It gives Website publishers a second-by-second view of the number of visitors on their site, which pages are spiking in popularity, referring sites, as well as alerts on slow load times and server crashes. It is particularly useful… Read More

  • Betaworks Email To Investors: Read It Here

    Betaworks Email To Investors: Read It Here

    Famous angel investor Ron Conway’s investment focus on real time startups earned him the moniker “Real Time Ron” by his close friends. But he’s certainly not the only venture capitalist out there focusing on this space. New York based betaworks, an incubator/VC, is also right in the thick of things. They invested early in Summize and gained a sizable chunk of Twitter… Read More

  • Jump Into The Stream

    Jump Into The Stream

    Once again, the Internet is shifting before our eyes. Information is increasingly being distributed and presented in real-time streams instead of dedicated Web pages. The shift is palpable, even if it is only in its early stages. Web companies large and small are embracing this stream. It is not just Twitter. It is Facebook and Friendfeed and AOL and Digg and Tweetdeck and Seesmic Desktop… Read More

  • Betaworks Launches Chartbeat To Track Who Is Paying Attention To Your Website Right Now

    Betaworks Launches Chartbeat To Track Who Is Paying Attention To Your Website Right Now

    The default mode for Google Analytics and other Website tracking software often makes you wait an entire day to find out what is happening on your site. There is a 24-hour delay (although this can often be changed in settings). Speed up the feedback loop, and Websites in theory could become even more responsive to traffic and attention peaks or to unexpected sluggishness. Betaworks, John… Read More