data scientists

  • YC-Backed Yhat Gives Data Science Teams A Head Start

    YC-Backed Yhat Gives Data Science Teams A Head Start

    Yhat founders Greg Lamp and Austin Ogilvie were working with a team of data scientists at OnDeck, a successful small business loan startup, when they noticed a problem. The data science team was coming up with cool ideas, but the engineers couldn’t implement these applications, as fast as they could produce them, simply because they lacked the tools to do it. That’s when they… Read More

  • French Startup Dataiku Grabs $3.6M To Continue Developing Big Data Software

    French Startup Dataiku Grabs $3.6M To Continue Developing Big Data Software

    Dataiku, a French startup that makes software to help teams of data scientists process and make sense of big data, announced €3.2M in Series A funding today — that’s approximately $3.6M USD. Alven Capital and Serena Capital jointly led the round. The company’s product is called Data Science Studio, which provides soup-to-nuts services for data science teams. The software… Read More

  • So What If You Have Big Data? Without Data-Driven Processes And Products, It’s Useless

    So What If You Have Big Data? Without Data-Driven Processes And Products, It’s Useless

    Editor’s note: John De Goes is co-founder and CEO of Precog, an analytics platform for developers. These days, you don’t have to look hard to find big data. If you’re like many companies I talk to, you’re sitting atop an ever-growing mountain of data, scratching your head and wondering, “OK, I’ve got big data. Now what do I do?” Read More