10 Coolest Big Data Startups Of 2012 (So Far)


Paradigm4

CEO: Marilyn Matz

Paradigm4 is developing a massively scalable analytical database that the company said provides advanced mathematical and computing functionality for use with massive datasets. The company's software, based on the SciDB open-source database for scientists, is currently in limited beta testing.

The Waltham, Mass.-based company is attracting attention given that its CTO and co-founder is Michael Stonebraker, the noted database researcher who started Ingres, Illustra, Streambase, Vertica and other bleeding-edge data management companies.