The 10 Coolest Big Data Startups Of 2013


Skytree

CEO: Martin Hack

Skytree develops the Skytree Server software for machine learning and predictive analysis tasks. Skytree Co-Founder and CEO Martin Hack told CRN the company's goal is to disrupt the traditional analytics software market with its software to discover deep insights, predict trends, make recommendations, and uncover new markets and customers.

In October, the San Jose-based company integrated its software with Apache Hadoop, a move that combines predictive analytics with unified management in any Hadoop environment. Skytree has partnerships with Hadoop technology providers Cloudera, Hortonworks and MapR Technologies. The company received $18 million in first-round financing in April.