Skip to main content

Our most innovative and ambitious technological startups this week.




The more we discover, we create, the more we face difficulties and further, we have the unmatched opportunities to bring effective and sustainable solutions to the real and critical problems.


This week Connectikpeople.co is impressed by solutions, technologies, founders, investors and strategies behind the following innovative and ambitious technological startups:

Recorded Future is an analytics startup that crawls publicly available Web sources to identify cyber threats. Founded in 2009, Recorded Future has raised $33 million to date.
Google Ventures, Atlas Venture, Balderton Capital are among investors.

 

Slack offers a real-time messaging, archiving and search tool that facilitates better communication within a team. Currently valued at $2.8 billion, Slack has raised $320 million in the past year and $340 million to date. Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers; Accel Partners and Index Ventures are among top investors.

 

Cradlepoint provides 4G LTE networking solutions for distributed enterprises. Founded in 2004 and based in Boise, Cradlepoint plans to expand internationally and grow its business.
Sorenson Capital, Delta-v Capital and The CAPROCK Group are among strategic investors.

 

Docker is an open platform that enables developers and system administrators to create distributed applications. Founded in 2010, Docker has raised $150 million and plans to invest into its go-to-market strategy and scaling the platform. Sequoia Capital, Greylock Partners and Benchmark are among investors.

 

Illumio secures enterprise computing environments by covering processes and applications in data centers and public and private clouds. Illumio was founded in 2013 and has raised $142 million in funding to date. Accel Partners, Andreessen Horowitz, General Catalyst Partners are among top investors.

Ninebot is a Chinese robotics engineering company that specializes in autopilot and personal transportation. Ninebot also announced today that it has acquired rival Segway, and plans to keep the two brands separate. Sequoia Capital, Xiaomi and Shunwei Foundation lead its funding.

 

RetailNext enables retailers and manufacturers to collect, analyze, and visualize data about in-store customer engagement. Founded in 2007, RetailNext counts over 160 retailers and brands across 40 countries as customers. Qualcomm Ventures, August Capital and Nokia Growth Partners are among investors.

Popular posts from this blog

Integrated Email in our mobile-driven world.

Email remains our faithful companion, when it comes to interact with others anywhere and anytime. With the increasing adoption of social platforms, the flexibility and the productivity brought by the emerging technologies, the traditional inbox becomes an intelligent and intuitive tool that makes you more effective from anywhere.
It can automatically surface your important email; help you, work across all your accounts; help you focus on what matters; schedule what you want at any time you want; share available times, schedule meetings; View and attach files from your Dropbox, Google Drive, Microsoft OneDrive and email accounts with just a few taps. Integrated email also helps you find your important emails, people and files; Discover the people with whom you communicate most; Access all related emails, meetings and files to manage relationships better than ever.
Acompli, paves its way within this vertical. 
It supports Microsoft Exchange, Office 365, Google Apps, Gmail, iCloud, Yahoo, Ou…

Understand the exciting growth of the Global Social Media Analytics Market

It is now clear that, the growing consumer space in social media is the primary fuel for the immense of the growth of the social media analytics market. The prominence of the social media analytics industry is attributed to the development of advanced analytics techniques, upsurge in the number of consumers in the internet and social media space.
Increasing smart-phone penetration, growing analytics industry, cheap internet availability are the driving factors for the growth.
According to Research and Markets the global social media analytics market was USD 2.28 billion in 2016 and is forecasted to reach USD 11.76 billion by 2022 at a CAGR of 31.42% for the period.
The firm also reveals that, the social media analytics market is primarily dominated by North America, and is predicted to continue its dominance. Europe follows America in terms of market share in social media analytics. However, the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region is predicted to grow at the highest CAGR.

4D Geographic Information System (GIS) data

It is interesting to observe that, vendors are focusing on the development of 4D GIS software. 4D GIS data includes 2D data, 3Ddata, and data regarding time change. An integrated database with real-time monitoring is required to generate 4D data. 
4DMapper is an Australia-based company that puts multi-source and multi-format geospatial data, including 3D and 4D GIS, on the cloud and streams it to browsers after rasterization and vectoring.