Big Data, Big Bucks
Startups have been springing up in the big data market for well over a year now. Some of them build their own distributions of the open-source Apache Hadoop, some offer a new breed of analytics or visualization tools, and all promise to help organizations make sense out of the growing mound of unstructured data at their fingertips.
2013 has been a busy year for many of these new companies, some of which have made product debuts or locked down new rounds of investor funding. Here are 10 big data startups that have especially stood out so far this year.