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Bottlenose Scores $13.4M To Help Enterprises Spot Emerging Trends And Threats In Real-Time

Tech Crunch - Bottlenose, a big data analytics firm which likens itself to “a real-time Palantir,” referencing its focus on tracking, filtering and analyzing stream data, has raised $13.4 million in Series B funding, an SEC filing shows and the company now confirms. The round was led by KPMG Capital, a new fund created by KPMG International to invest in data and [...]

By |February 10th, 2015|

Six venture capitalists reveal the best pitch of 2014

Origin's Brent Hill discusses his thoughts on the best pitch of 2014: Winning pitch: In November, education Web portal Curiosity .com spun off from Discovery Communications, owner of brands and cable networks including Discovery, TLC, Animal Planet and the Oprah Winfrey Network. Led by Gabe Vehovsky, 38, Chicago-based Curiosity is now home to more than 500,000 [...]

By |December 8th, 2014|

Learning-Focused Digital Destination Curiosity.com Announces Ownership Changes and Series A Investment from Discovery, Pritzker Group, Origin Ventures and others

Chicago – Curiosity.com – a consumer-centered online marketplace featuring the best learning-based content from across the web – announced today it will change ownership from Discovery Communications to an independent company, Beacon Solutions, Inc. The Chicago-based venture also has raised $6 million in Series A funding from Discovery and four local investors: Pritzker Group Venture [...]

By |November 13th, 2014|