Follow The Money: 21 Big Data Startups That Have Scored Big In Venture Funding This Year


MapR Technologies Locates $30 Million

CEO: John Schroeder

MapR Technologies (http://www.mapr.com), developer of a big data analytics system based on the popular Hadoop platform, snagged $30 million in third-round funding in March. The funding, led by new investor Mayfield Fund, brings the total amount of the San Jose, Calif.-based company's financing to $59 million. Other investors included Lightspeed Venture Partners, NEA and Redpoint Ventures, which all participated in earlier funding rounds.

MapR Technologies' software is built on a distribution of the open-source Apache Hadoop platform and HBase database from the Apache Software Foundation. The company extends Hadoop with a range of capabilities, including system recovery, mirroring, multitenancy and advanced data management -- all needed for mission-critical applications by businesses.

 



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