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  1. 1. Data as a Service Report, August 2016 Tracxn World’s Largest Startup Research Platform 2
  2. 2. Data as a Service Report, August 2016 Contents Topic Page No. Scope of Report 05 Entrepreneur Activity 08 Investment Trend 12 Who is Investing 20 Exit Outlook - IPO, Acquisitions 24 Sub Sector Analysis 27 Interesting Companies 43 Useful Links 53 Company List 55 Team 249 3 3
  3. 3. Data as a Service Report, August 20164 Illustrative Sectors We Track MOBILE EDUCATION MOBILE COMMERCE MOBILE PAYMENTS MOBILE MARKETING MOBILE DEV TOOLS MOBILE HEALTH MOBILE GAMING MOBILE LEARNING MOBILE COMMUNICATION EDUCATION IT SELF LEARNING CONSUMER HEALTHCARE MARKETPLACES SUBSCRIPTION COMM. FOOD TECH INTERNET FIRST BRANDS UBER FOR X SECOND HAND GOODS TRAVEL GAMING LIFE SCIENCES DIGITAL HEALTH TECH SECURITY STORAGE NETWORKING MOBILITY IT OPS CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE API MANAGEMENT INTERNET OF THINGS 3D PRINTING BIGDATA INFRASTRUCTURE ENTERPRISE INFRASTRUCTURE FINTECH BITCOIN PAYMENTS DATA AS A SERVICE BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE MOBILE-FIRST ENT. APPS INTELLIGENT ENT. APPS OPEN SOURCE RETAIL TECH MARKETING TECH STEALTH MODE ENTERPRISE APPLICATIONS
  4. 4. Data as a Service Report, August 20165 Sector Overview Scope of report This report covers companies providing on demand data to all its customers. These companies aggregate data from various sources (Internet, government released, sensors, satellite etc.), perform basic curation, and offer it to their customers. These companies are generating revenue by selling the data or facilitating the data exchange (Marketplace). This report does not include companies which are offering - data crawling services, not generating revenue by selling the data, and software which are unifying siloed data in an organization. This report focuses on following sectors:- The scope of this report includes equity as well as debt funding received by the companies. Name Description Finance Financial market data for investment in public companies, data on start-ups & private companies, and consumer & business credit ratings providers. Market Intelligence Companies providing information / data relevant to a company's market which is normally difficult to locate and is related to the external environment of the company. Marketing Companies providing data to marketers for lead generation Geospatial Location, earth imagery, and geographic data providers. Social Data Social data e.g twitter feeds, FB posts etc providers Traffic Traffic movement and navigation related data vendors. Weather Weather condition and weather forecasting data providers. Public Data Companies aggregating government released data and open source data, and offering it to the customers. Marketplaces Online platforms facilitating data exchange between data buyers and sellers. Trade Import-export, shipping, related data aggregators. Automotive Vehicle history reports, vehicle service data, VIN numbers, Vehicle pricing data providers.
  5. 5. Data as a Service Report, August 20166 Market & Funding Insights With the advent of social media and IoT, businesses are receiving a lot more data than they ever did in the past. Companies who can analyze this data, derive insights and share their learnings across with partners externally in an effective manner to transform their businesses are invariably the ones who are going to win. Start-ups like Terbine, Dataminr are already generating value from IoT & Social Media data. In addition to IoT, Open data- from both public and private sources are giving new dimension to data-driven innovations. Businesses are finding new ways of segmenting markets by blending open data with proprietary data and discovering new ways to raise productivity by using open and proprietary data to benchmark operations. According to McKinsey $3 trillion in annual economic potential could be unlocked across seven domains. [1] Over $4.5B has been invested in this sector since 2010 with Financial data providers alone receiving a funding of $1.1B. The top three funded sub-sectors till date: • Market Intelligence - 149 investments worth $1.3B • Financial Data Providers - 158 investments worth $1.2B • Geospatial Data Providers – 82 investments worth $807M • 500 Startups, Felicis Ventures, Founders Fund, and NEA are some of the most active investors. • Andreessen Horowitz, Sequoia Capital, and Accel Partners have also shown their interest in this sector by investing in companies like Factual, Premise Data, and Near.
  6. 6. Data as a Service Report, August 2016 Scope of Report Entrepreneur Activity Investment Trend Who is Investing Exit Outlook - IPO, Acquisitions Sub Sector Analysis Interesting Companies Useful Links Company List Team 7 7
  7. 7. Data as a Service Report, August 2016 66 60 89 86 65 50 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 NumberofCompanies 8 YoY – Number of companies founded Planet Labs Snowball Finance Spire Orbital Insight Farmer's Business Network Leverfun App Annie Enigma Premise FiscalNote Zeotap YPCredit Planet Labs Snowball Finance Spire Orbital Insight Farmer's Business Network Leverfun App Annie Enigma Premise FiscalNote Zeotap YPCredit
  8. 8. Data as a Service Report, August 20169 Large Upcoming Sectors No. of Companies Founded Average Age No. of Companies Funded Business Model Total Funding Example 22 2010.4 13 Market Intelligence > Digital Competitor Intelligence 243M App Annie 2010, San Francisco 21 2010 18 Market Intelligence > Consumer Intelligence > DMP 343M Lotame 2006, Columbia 38 2008.5 25 Geospatial > Location 278M Factual 2007, Los Angeles 59 2007.6 37 Geospatial 663M MapmyIndia 1992, Delhi 25 2006.4 14 Market Intelligence > Consumer Intelligence > Consumer Data 169M Datalogix 2002, Westminster 29 2005.1 14 Traffic 198M Inrix 2004, Kirkland 62 2004.9 45 Market Intelligence > Consumer Intelligence 992M Metamarkets 2010, San Francisco 118 2004.1 43 Marketing 520M Hitwise 1997, New York City
  9. 9. Data as a Service Report, August 201610 Niche Upcoming Sectors No. of Companies Founded Average Age No. of Companies Funded Business Model Total Funding Tracxn Picks 42 2012.2 13 Marketplace 31M Quandl 2011, Toronto 38 2009.2 17 Public Data 124M Socrata 2007, Seattle 17 2009.2 11 Social Data 330M Dataminr 2009, New York City 96 2006.4 33 Marketing > Lead Generation 497M Inside View 2005, San Francisco 14 2006.2 8 Geospatial > Satellite Based 311M Planet Labs 2010, San Francisco 13 2003.2 9 Market Intelligence > Product Intelligence 58M Indix 2010, Chennai 11 2006 5 Marketing > Lead Generation > Tech Leads 93M RainKing Software 2007, Bethesda
  10. 10. Data as a Service Report, August 2016 Scope of Report Entrepreneur Activity Investment Trend Who is Investing Exit Outlook - IPO, Acquisitions Sub Sector Analysis Interesting Companies Useful Links Company List Team 1 11
  11. 11. Data as a Service Report, August 201612 YoY – Number of Rounds and Total Funding Note: The funding includes debt rounds also. $181M $121M $556M $298M $479M $490M $776M $1.6B $290M 36 39 58 66 71 120 117 111 39 0 28 56 84 112 140 0 360 720 1080 1440 1800 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 NumberofRounds FundingAmount(inMillions) Funding Amount Number of Rounds
  12. 12. Data as a Service Report, August 201613 YoY – Number of Rounds by Stage 14 13 31 31 22 7 6 10 15 20 21 9 5 6 3 7 8 3 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 NumberofRounds Seed Early Late
  13. 13. Data as a Service Report, August 201614 YoY – Funding by Stage $14M $8M $10M $31M $22M $4M $58M $63M $103M $107M $147M $73M $56M $119M $43M $211M $457M $24M 0 140 280 420 560 700 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 TotalFundingAmount(inMillions) Seed Early Late
  14. 14. Data as a Service Report, August 201615 Average Ticket Size – Early Stage $1.0M $0.9M $0.7M $1.4M $1.4M $1.1M $2.7M $5.9M $7.1M $5.4M $6.9M $4.5M $8.9M $8.6M $11.1M $10.8M $15.8M $11.8M 0.0 3.6 7.2 10.8 14.4 18.0 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 FundingAmount(inMillions) Seed Series A Series B
  15. 15. Data as a Service Report, August 201616 Top investments in last one year Company Funding Amount Round Name Date Investors sportradar.us Sportradar (San Francisco, 2010) $44M Series C 10/01/2015 Revolution factortrust.com FactorTrust (Atlanta, 2006) $42M Series C 11/01/2015 ABS Capital Partners, MissionOG creditbenchmark.com Credit Benchmark (London, 2012) $20M Series B 07/01/2015 Balderton Capital, Index Ventures crimsonhexagon.com Crimson Hexagon (Boston, 2007) $20M PE 03/01/2016 Sageview Capital discern.com Discern (San Francisco, 2009) $20M Series A 09/01/2015 Artiman orbitalinsight.com Orbital Insight (Palo Alto, 2013) $20M Series B 06/01/2016 GV, CME Group, Sequoia Capital, Lux Capital, Bloomberg Beta, In-Q-Tel sourceintelligence.com Source Intelligence (Carlsbad, 2008) $18M Series B 01/01/2016 Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors
  16. 16. Data as a Service Report, August 201617 Top investments in last one year Company Funding Amount Round Name Date Investors vertoanalytics.com Verto Analytics (Espoo, 2013) $16M Series B 06/01/2016 EQT Ventures, Conor Venture Partners, Open Ocean, VisionPlus Fund, Finnish Industry Investment axelspace.com Axelspace (Tokyo, 2008) $16M Series A 09/01/2015 Energy and Environment Investment, SMBC Venture Capital, Softbank Investment, Seibu Shinkin Capital, Mitsui, ITOCHU Technology Ventures, Global Brain, Weathernews runtitle.com RunTitle (Austin, 2012) $8M Series A 10/01/2015 Founders Fund, Deep Fork Capital, Austin Ventures datarepublic.com.au Data Republic Pty Ltd (Sydney, 2014) $8M Series A 05/01/2016 Qantas Loyalty, NAB, Reinventure Group zeotap.com Zeotap (Berlin, 2014) $6M Series A 08/01/2015 Capnamic Ventures, Iris Capital allyapp.com Ally (Berlin, 2014) $5M Series A 12/01/2015 KfW arabiaweather.com Arabia Weather (Muscat, 2006) $5M Series A 11/01/2015 Silicon Badia, Wamda Capital, DASH Ventures, Jabbar leverfun.com Leverfun (Beijing, 2015) $5M Seed 07/01/2015 Shichun Wu, Future Capital
  17. 17. Data as a Service Report, August 201618 Funnel view of Sector Percent of Previous 36% 82% 46% 159 65 114 246 301 838 0 180 360 540 720 900 M&A & IPO Late Series B Series A Funded Founded Number of Companies
  18. 18. Data as a Service Report, August 2016 Scope of Report Entrepreneur Activity Investment Trend Who is Investing Exit Outlook - IPO, Acquisitions Sub Sector Analysis Interesting Companies Useful Links Company List Team 9 19
  19. 19. Data as a Service Report, August 201620 Most Active Investors in Sector 17 15 14 13 13 12 11 11 11 10 0 2 4 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 NEA Sequoia Capital Founders Fund IA Venttures Rembrandt Venture Partners Index Ventures Accel Felicis Ventures First Round Capital DFJ Venture TotalNumberofCompanies Oanda App Annie Credit Karma DataSift InsideView Oanda comScore Credit Karma Planet Labs Planet Labs The Climate Corporation Snowball Finance Planet Labs PlaceIQ LiveRamp The Climate Corporation MyHeritage Planet Labs NinthDecimal The Climate Corporation
  20. 20. Data as a Service Report, August 201621 Where are Top Investors investing NEA Sequoia Capital Founders Fund IA Venttures Rembrandt Venture Partners Index Ventures Accel Felicis Ventures First Round Capital DFJ Venture Market Intelligence App Annie Near LiveRamp Metamarkets LiveRamp SensorTower comScore Krux LiveRamp NinthDecimal BrightKite Finance Oanda Snowball Finance Credit Karma Oanda Credit Benchmark Lenddo Credit Karma CrunchBase Geospatial Location kit Placemeter Orbital Insight Cityzenith Planet Labs PlaceIQ Factual Planet Labs GeoAPI Planet Labs SimpleGeo Planet Labs Marketing Mattermark Rapleaf RunTitle InsideView Rapleaf Mattermark Rapleaf Clearbit Social Data Topsy DataSift Gnip, Inc. Weather The Climate Corporation The Climate Corporation The Climate Corporation The Climate Corporation The Climate Corporation Genealogy Geni MyHeritage MyHeritage
  21. 21. Data as a Service Report, August 201622 Top Investor by Stage of Entry 500 Startups 6 Techstars 4 Felicis Ventures 3 Google Ventures 3 NEA 3 SV Angel 3 Y Combinator 3 BoxGroup 2 Collaborative Fund 2 First Round Capital 2 Seed Series A Series B Later Stage NEA 7 Andreessen Horowitz 4 First Round Capital 4 Founders Fund 4 Index Ventures 4 DFJ Venture 3 Foundry Group 3 GV 3 IA Venttures 3 Madrona Venture Group 3 Felicis Ventures 5 NEA 5 Bessemer Venture Partners 4 Founders Fund 4 Index Ventures 4 Accel 3 First Round Capital 3 GV 3 IA Venttures 3 Khosla Ventures 3 Founders Fund 4 IVP 4 Bessemer Venture Partners 3 IA Venttures 3 Khosla Ventures 3 Sequoia Capital 3 Western Technology Investment 3 Accel 2 Bain Capital Ventures 2 Battery Ventures 2
  22. 22. Data as a Service Report, August 2016 Scope of Report Entrepreneur Activity Investment Trend Who is Investing Exit Outlook - IPO, Acquisitions Sub Sector Analysis Interesting Companies Useful Links Company List Team 3 23
  23. 23. Data as a Service Report, August 201624 Top IPOs IPO Date Company Overview Funding Amount Sep-2016 carlsolutions.com Carl Data Solutions (Vancouver, 2015) Data collection, storage and analytic solutions for Bigdata as a service Scharfe Group Jun-2014 markit.com Markit (London, 2001) Financial information services company. General Atlantic, Prime Ventures $250M Jun-2013 urthecast.com UrtheCast (Vancouver, 2010) Real time HD video of Earth $14.5M Dec-2012 arcontech.com Arcontech Group PLC (London, 1979) Real time financial market data Jan-2011 nielsen.com Nielsen (New York City, 1922) Global Information and measurement company. Harbourvest Partners, AlpInvest Partners, Hellman & Friedman, Stockwell Capital, Centerview Capital Nov-2011 ancestry.com Ancestry (Provo, 1983) Online genealogy platform America Online, Crosslink Capital, Spectrum Equity, EPIC Ventures, Industry Ventures, Pivotal Group, Compaq, Hercules Capital, AlpInvest Partners, Signal Peak $146.2M May-2009 digitalglobe.com DigitalGlobe (Longmont, 1993) Geospatial data using sattelites Wavemaker Partners Apr-2007 comscore.com comScore (Reston, 1999) Global Media Measurement & Analytics Accel, Forrester, IVP, J.P. Morgan, Adams Street Partners, Lehman Brothers, Vispring, Topspin Partners, Flatiron Partners, Sageview Capital, Harmony Partners, Comdisco, Wind Point Partners, flatironpartnersllc.com, Brinson Foundation, Signal Peak $376.93M
  24. 24. Data as a Service Report, August 201625 Major Acquisitions Date Company Acquirer Deal Size Overview Total Funding Jun-2016 l2c.com eMarketer (New York City, 1996) axelspringer.de $250M Data on digital marketing, media, and commerce. Stripes Group $25M Apr-2016 onsemble.ws Crosswise (Tel Aviv, 2013) Oracle.com $50M Cross-Device Identification Mapping ZhenFund, Emerge, Giza Venture Capital, OurCrowd and Horizons Ventures. $5M Apr-2016 asset4.com Global Spec (East Greenbush, 1996) ieee.org Undisclosed Database of engineering and industrial products Warburg Pincus $20M Mar-2016 iriworldwide.com Markit (London, 2001) ihs.com $5.5B Financial information services company. General Atlantic $250M Feb-2016 compendiabio.com Veda (Sydney, 1967) equifax.com $1.9B Credit information and analysis in Australia and New Zealand Jan-2016 brightkite.com The Weather Company (Atlanta, 1978) ibm.com Undisclosed Weather data and forecast Jan-2016 sensenetworks.com OPIS (Gaithersburg, 1977) ihs.com $650M Oil Price Information Service provider Dec-2015 datamarket.com Interactive Data (Bedford, 1968) intercontinentalex change.com $5.2B Financial market data, analytics and related solutions. Warburg Pincus, Stockwell Capital
  25. 25. Data as a Service Report, August 2016 Scope of Report Entrepreneur Activity Investment Trend Who is Investing Exit Outlook - IPO, Acquisitions Sub Sector Analysis Interesting Companies Useful Links Company List Team 6 26
  26. 26. Data as a Service Report, August 2016 WEATHER Spire (2012, $66.5M) SPORTS DATA Sportsradar AG (2001, $98.2M) HEALTH CARE Aureus Sciences (2000, $6M) AUTOMOTIVE CARFAX (1984, Acq) August 2016Tracxn BlueBox : Data as a Service Cumulative funding in the sector MARKETING Lead Generation Relationship Science (2010, $121M) $504M MARKETPLACE $31M Advertising BDEX (2014, $2M) Finance & Economic QUANDL (2011, $18M) FINANCE Public Market Investment Bloomberg (1981) Private Market Owler (2011, $19M) $1.3B Credit Information Equifax (1899, IPO) GEOSPATIAL Satellite Imagery Planet Labs (2010, $186M) Location Factual (2007, $62M) $579M $275M $142M $23M SOCIAL DATA DataSift (2010, $64M) GENEALOGY Ancestry (1983, $146M) TRAFFIC Inrix (2004, $143M) LEGAL FiscalNote (2013, $30M) <$1M PUBLIC DATA $124M Socrata (2007, $54.5M) Enigma (2011, $35M) Practice Area – Enterprise Tech | Analysts: @saurabhjain296 800+ companies in the sector, 372 funded in last 5 years, $289 M invested in 2016 Most Active Investors: 500 Startups, Felicis Ventures, NEA, SV Angel, BVP, and Founders Fund $330M $212M $198M $170MMARKET INTELLIGENCE Industry Intelligence IHS (1959) Digital Competitor Intelligence App Annie (2010, $156M) $1.4B Product Intelligence Etilize (2000, Acq) Consumer Intelligence Nielsen (1922, IPO) 27
  27. 27. Data as a Service Report, August 201628 Top Business Models by Funding $1.3B $1.3B $663M $521M $330M $263M $198M 0 280 560 840 1120 1400 Market Intelligence Finance Geospatial Marketing Social Data Weather Traffic TotalFundingAmount(inMillions) # Cos. 135 226 59 118 17 35 29 Avg. FY 2002.6 2003.3 2007.6 2004.1 2009.2 2003.6 2005.1 comScore Credit Karma Planet Labs RelSci Dataminr The Climate Corporation Inrix App Annie Markit Skybox Imaging InsideView DataSift Spire Miovision
  28. 28. Data as a Service Report, August 201629 Market Intelligence – Business Model Description Companies providing information / data relevant to a company's market which is normally difficult to locate and is related to the external environment of the company. Consumer Intelligence Industry Intelligence Digital Competitor Intelligence Product Intelligence Data related to opportunity, forecast, trends, market volume analysis etc Data related to competitors' strategy, their pricing, investments, organization changes etc Data related to product pricing, attributes etc. Companies offering data related to consumer understanding, loyalty/satisfaction.
  29. 29. Data as a Service Report, August 201630 Market Intelligence – Entrepreneur Activity and Investment Trend $34M $15M $18M $40M $42M $20M $81M $337M 3 2 4 6 4 11 16 14 0 4 7 11 14 18 0 80 160 240 320 400 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 NumberofRounds FundingAmount(inMillions) YoY – Total Funding and No of Rounds $992M $242M $58M $35M 0 240 480 720 960 1200 Consumer Intelligence Digital Competitor Intelligence Product Intelligence Industry Intelligence FundingAmount(inMillions) BM wise Investment 3 7 17 8 17 14 10 6 0 4 7 11 14 18 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 NumberofCompaniesFounded YoY – No. of Companies Founded 77 17 8 8 4 3 2 2 0 18 36 54 72 90 United States United Kingdom Germany India France Israel Argentina Finland NumberofCompanies Distribution of Companies across Countries
  30. 30. Data as a Service Report, August 201631 Market Intelligence – Most Funded Companies Company Overview Business Model Funding Amount comscore.com comScore (1999, Reston) Global Media Measurement & Analytics Accel, Forrester, IVP, J.P. Morgan, Adams Street Partners, Lehman Brothers, Vispring, Topspin Partners, Flatiron Partners, Sageview Capital, Harmony Partners, Comdisco, Wind Point Partners, flatironpartnersllc.com, Brinson Foundation, Signal Peak Market Intelligence > Consumer Intelligence > Digital Media Analytics $376.93M appannie.com App Annie (2010, San Francisco) Provides app store analytics and market intelligence Sequoia Capital, Greycroft Partners, IVP, IDG Capital Partners, Wellington Partners, Greycroft Partners, e.ventures, Strive Capital, Greenspring Associates, Infinity Ventures Market Intelligence > Digital Competitor Intelligence $156M datalogix.com Datalogix (2002, Westminster) Aggregator of offline purchasing data NEA, General Catalyst Partners, IVP, Costanoa, Sequel Venture Partners, Breyer Capital, Wellington Management Market Intelligence > Consumer Intelligence > Consumer Data $86.5M similarweb.com SimilarWeb (2007, London) Web Measurement & Online Competitive Intelligence Naspers, Docor International, Van Leer Ventures Jerusalem, NFX Guild Market Intelligence > Digital Competitor Intelligence $65.1M lotame.com Lotame (2006, Columbia) Data management platform Emergence Capital Partners, Battery Ventures, Pinnacle Ventures, Betaworks, Hillcrest Management, TrueBridge Capital Partners, Pinnacle Ventures, R.J. Finlay & Co. Market Intelligence > Consumer Intelligence > DMP $63.69M bluekai.com BlueKai (2007, Cupertino) Data management platform and 3rd party data marketplace Redpoint Ventures, Battery Ventures, GGV Capital, Split Rock Partners, Homebrew, Infinity Ventures, Pinnacle Ventures Market Intelligence > Consumer Intelligence > DMP $56.89M krux.com Krux (2010, San Francisco) Cross-Screen Data Management Platform Accel, IDG ventures, Temasek, Sapphire Ventures, Ulu Ventures, The Entrepreneurs' Fund, Visionnaire Ventures, Sapphire Ventures Market Intelligence > Consumer Intelligence > DMP $48M ninthdecimal.com NinthDecimal (2003, San Francisco) Mobile Audience Intelligence Platform Norwest Venture Partners, DFJ Venture, Trident Capital, Panorama Capital, Comcast Ventures, DFJ Frontier Market Intelligence > Consumer Intelligence > DMP $47M
  31. 31. Data as a Service Report, August 201632 Finance – Business Model Description Financial market data for investment in public companies, and data on start-ups & private companies, and consumer & business credit ratings providers. Public Market Investment Private Market Investment Credit Information Data on privately owned companies and startups for investment purpose. B2B and B2C Credit information providersCompanies providing data to support decision making about investments in public companies.
  32. 32. Data as a Service Report, August 201633 Finance – Entrepreneur Activity and Investment Trend $11M $5M $36M $2M $13M $46M $190M $283M 4 4 8 3 6 15 15 20 0 5 10 15 20 25 0 60 120 180 240 300 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 NumberofRounds FundingAmount(inMillions) YoY – Total Funding and No of Rounds $619M $504M $68M 0 140 280 420 560 700 Public Market Investment Credit Information Private Market Investment FundingAmount(inMillions) BM wise Investment 5 11 11 14 20 30 28 18 0 7 14 21 28 35 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 NumberofCompaniesFounded YoY – No. of Companies Founded 105 37 19 7 6 5 5 3 0 24 48 72 96 120 United States India Canada Netherlands NumberofCompanies Distribution of Companies across Countries
  33. 33. Data as a Service Report, August 201634 Finance – Most Funded Companies Company Overview Business Model Funding Amount creditkarma.com Credit Karma (2007, San Francisco) Aggregator of various consumer financial products. SV Angel, 500 Startups, Founders Fund, Felicis Ventures, QED Investors, Tiger Global Management, Ribbit Capital, Susquehanna Growth Equity, Google Capital, Viking Global Investors Finance > Credit Information $369.77M markit.com Markit (2001, London) Financial information services company. General Atlantic, Prime Ventures Finance > Public Market Investment $250M oanda.com Oanda (1995, San Francisco) Internet-based forex trading and currency information services NEA, Index Ventures, T. Rowe Price, Legg Mason, Armada Investment, Next Generation Finance Invest, Cascade Investment Group Finance > Public Market Investment $117M premise.com Premise (2012, San Francisco) Crowdsourced real-time offline economic data tracking Andreessen Horowitz, GV, Harrison Metal, S23P, Bowery Capital, Anthemis Group, SK Ventures, Valor Capital Group, Social Capital Partners Finance $66.5M xueqiu.com Snowball Finance (2011, Beijing) Online finance information service provider Sequoia Capital, Renren, Morningside venture Capital Finance > Public Market Investment $53.2M factortrust.com FactorTrust (2006, Atlanta) Provider of consumer data, analytics and risk scoring solutions on those underserved by traditional banking channels ABS Capital Partners, MissionOG, Archbrook Finance > Credit Information $43.62M xignite.com Xignite (2000, San Mateo) Market data cloud solutions and API provider StarVest Partners, Startup Capital Ventures, QUICK, Altos Ventures Finance $36.89M themarkets.com TheMarkets (2000, New York City) Aggregator of sell side research and earnings estimate models Bank of America, Credit Suisse, Citigroup, J.P. Morgan, Lehman Brothers Finance > Public Market Investment $30M
  34. 34. Data as a Service Report, August 201635 Geospatial – Business Model Description Location, earth imagery, and geographic data providers. Location Satellite Based Companies which provides satellite based earth imagery data to the customers. Companies offering location based data.
  35. 35. Data as a Service Report, August 201636 Geospatial – Entrepreneur Activity and Investment Trend $9M $2M $16M $9M $5M $10M $32M 3 1 2 3 3 2 5 5 0 1 2 4 5 6 0 7 14 21 28 35 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 NumberofRounds FundingAmount(inMillions) YoY – Total Funding and No of Rounds $312M $279M 252 266 280 294 308 322 Satellite Based Location FundingAmount(inMillions) BM wise Investment 2 7 6 3 6 8 1 3 0 2 4 5 7 9 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 NumberofCompaniesFounded YoY – No. of Companies Founded 36 8 4 2 2 2 1 1 0 8 16 24 32 40 United States United Kingdom Canada Germany Italy Spain Argentina China NumberofCompanies Distribution of Companies across Countries
  36. 36. Data as a Service Report, August 201637 Geospatial – Most Funded Companies Company Overview Business Model Funding Amount planet.com Planet Labs (2010, San Francisco) Microsatellites to maps the earth to provide universal access to information First Round Capital, O'Reilly AlphaTech Ventures, IFC, AME Cloud Ventures, Founders Fund, Felicis Ventures, DFJ Venture, Innovation Endeavors, Data Collective, Western Technology Investment, Rothenberg Ventures, CBC Capital, Lux Capital, Capricorn, Industry Ventures, Double Bottom Line Investors, Westly Group, Raptor Group, Fall Line Capital, HighGear Ventures, DBL Partners Geospatial > Satellite Based $183.1M skyboximaging.co m Skybox Imaging (2009, Mountain View) high resolution Satellite imagery Canaan Partners, Bessemer Venture Partners, Khosla Ventures, Norwest Venture Partners, CrunchFund, Asset Management Ventures, Leader Ventures, Y Ventures, Peterson Partners, Draper Associates Geospatial > Satellite Based $91M factual.com Factual (2007, Los Angeles) Mobile Location Based Data Provider. Andreessen Horowitz, Upfront Ventures, Index Ventures, Founder Collective, Felicis Ventures, Data Collective, Heritage Group, Miramar Venture Partners, Miramar Ventures, Altpoint Capital Partners, Haystack Partners Geospatial > Location $62M placeiq.com PlaceIQ (2010, New York City) Location data provider for mobile advertising IA Venttures, kbs, Iris Capital, US Venture Partners, Social Leverage, Valhalla Partners, Harmony Partners, Raptor Group, Social Leverage Geospatial > Location $52.75M mapmyindia.com MapmyIndia (1992, Delhi) Provider of map data, GPS based navigation products and mobile apps Flipkart, Nexus Venture Partners, Qualcomm Ventures, KPCB, Sherpalo Ventures, Zenrin, Lightbox Ventures Geospatial $46.4M loc-aid.com Locaid (2005, San Francisco) Mobile location-enabler Florida Growth Fund, Intersouth Partners, HIG Ventures, H.I.G. Capital Geospatial > Location $37.7M orbitalinsight.com Orbital Insight (2013, Palo Alto) Understanding global trends through image processing and deep learning Sequoia Capital, GV, CME Group, Lux Capital, Bloomberg Beta, In-Q-Tel, citizen.vc Geospatial > Location $30.2M blackbridge.com BlackBridge (1998, Berlin) End to end solutions for geospatial value chain Business Development Bank of Canada, BMO Geospatial $20.18M
  37. 37. Data as a Service Report, August 201638 Marketing – Entrepreneur Activity and Investment Trend $12M $0.2M $3M $6M $5M $2M $12M 1 2 5 4 4 3 5 0 1 2 4 5 6 0 3 6 8 11 14 2008 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 NumberofRounds FundingAmount(inMillions) YoY – Total Funding and No of Rounds 4 4 11 5 11 11 5 4 0 2 5 7 10 12 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 NumberofCompaniesFounded YoY – No. of Companies Founded 71 14 8 7 4 3 3 2 0 16 32 48 64 80 United States United Kingdom India France Netherlands Israel Singapore Costa Rica NumberofCompanies Distribution of Companies across Countries Business Model Description Companies providing data to marketers for lead generation. Lead Generation
  38. 38. Data as a Service Report, August 201639 Marketing – Most Funded Companies Company Overview Business Model Funding Amount relsci.com RelSci (2010, New York City) Web based platform to build business relationships Salesforce, RIT Capital Partners, MacAndrews, Hearst Communications, Starr Companies, gasparglobal.com Marketing > Lead Generation > Contacts $121.3M insideview.com InsideView (2005, San Francisco) Lead Generation, prospect data, business insights and social connections tool. Rembrandt Venture Partners, Emergence Capital Partners, Foundation Capital, Split Rock Partners, Greenhouse Capital Partners, Big Sky Partners, JDM CAPITAL CORP, Novirian Capital, Spring Lake Equity Partners Marketing > Lead Generation > Business information $88.96M rainkingonline.co m Rain King Software (2007, Bethesda) IT Profiling Database Spectrum Equity Marketing > Lead Generation > Tech Leads $67.5M netprospex.com NetProspex (2006, Waltham) B2B Lead Generation and Enrichment American City Business Journals, Spring Lake Equity Partners, Edison Partners Marketing > Lead Generation > Contacts $27.5M spoke.com Spoke (2002, San Mateo) Crowdsourced people & business information US Venture Partners, Sierra Ventures, Partech Ventures, DCM Marketing > Lead Generation $25.1M hgdata.com HG Data (2010, Santa Barbara) Technology installation database. Updata Partners, Rincon Venture Partners, EPIC Ventures Marketing > Lead Generation > Tech Leads $23M duedil.com DueDil (2010, London) Bloomberg for private companies Oak Investment Partners, Notion Capital, Passion Capital, Playfair Capital, Oak Investment Partners Marketing > Lead Generation > Business information $22M data.com Data.com (2004, San Francisco) Source of accurate business data Marketing > Lead Generation > Business information $17.95M
  39. 39. Data as a Service Report, August 201640 Social Data – Entrepreneur Activity and Investment Trend $12M $3.0M $2M $17M $24M $38M $0.4M $130M 2 2 2 4 6 3 1 2 0 1 3 4 6 7 0 28 56 84 112 140 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 NumberofRounds FundingAmount(inMillions) YoY – Total Funding and No of Rounds 2 2 1 3 1 1 2 0.0 0.7 1.4 2.1 2.8 3.5 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2014 2015 NumberofCompaniesFounded YoY – No. of Companies Founded 7 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 2 3 5 6 8 United States United Kingdom Armenia Australia Austria Canada India Israel NumberofCompanies Distribution of Companies across Countries Business Model Description Social data e.g. twitter feeds, FB posts etc. providers.
  40. 40. Data as a Service Report, August 201641 Social Data – Most Funded Companies Company Overview Business Model Funding Amount dataminr.com Dataminr (2009, New York City) Social media analytics Fidelity Investments, WorldQuant, Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs, IVP, Venrock, GSV Capital, Glynn Capital, Expansion Venture Capital, Deep Fork Capital, Adorable Foxie, Conversion Capital, Wellington Management, Wharton Equity, BoxGroup Social Data $179.57M datasift.com DataSift (2010, Reading) Social Data Analytics Platform Insight Venture Partners, Upfront Ventures, IA Venttures, Scale Venture Partners, Northgate, Daher Capital, Cendana Capital Social Data $64.2M crimsonhexagon.c om Crimson Hexagon (2007, Boston) Social Media Monitoring and Analytics Platform Rose Tech Ventures, Zelkova Ventures, Great Oaks Venture Capital, Sageview Capital, Beacon Angels, Golden Seeds Social Data $34.15M topsy.com Topsy (2007, San Francisco) Real-time public social data Indexer SV Angel, Founders Fund, Ignition Partners, BlueRun Ventures, Western Technology Investment Social Data $32.2M unmetric.com Unmetric (2011, Chennai) Social media benchmarking company Nexus Venture Partners, JAFCO Asia Social Data $8.7M gnip.com Gnip, Inc. (2008, Boulder) Provides Social Data Crawling for Enterprises First Round Capital, Foundry Group, SoftTech VC, Darwin Ventures Social Data $6.64M likely.co Likely (2011, Shoreditch) Social data analytics provider Charlotte Street Capital, New World Private Equity Social Data $1.6M leadsift.com LeadSift (2012, Halifax) Social intelligence platform Salesforce, Innovacorp, OMERS Ventures, East Valley Ventures Social Data $1.39M
  41. 41. Data as a Service Report, August 2016 Scope of Report Entrepreneur Activity Investment Trend Who is Investing Exit Outlook - IPO, Acquisitions Sub Sector Analysis Interesting Companies Useful Links Company List Team 2 42
  42. 42. Data as a Service Report, August 201643 Interesting Seed Companies Company Overview Business Model Total Funding semantics3.com Semantics3 (2012, San Francisco) Online database of products & prices Y Combinator, Golden Gate Ventures Market Intelligence > Product Intelligence $2.15M secondmeasure.com Second Measure (2015, San Mateo) Credit card transaction data provider Y Combinator, Bessemer Venture Partners, Norwest Venture Partners, Shasta Ventures, Foundation Capital, FundersClub, S2 Capital, LLC, Scrum Ventures Finance $2M planetos.com Planet OS (2012, Sunnyvale) Cloud Platform for Industrial IoT and Earth Observation Data Intertrust Geospatial > Location $1.4M oddup.com Oddup (2014, Hong Kong) Data driven approach to assess invest-ability of startups Kima Ventures, Big Colors Finance > Private Market Investment $1.13M dataweave.com DataWeave (2011, Bangalore) Cloud based data visualisation and analytics platform Blume Ventures, TLabs, 5ideas Startup Superfuel Market Intelligence $270K stockstreams.net StockStreams (2013, Dublin) Crowdsourced news engine for financial markets. Finance > Public Market Investment $80K Curated list of companies by the sector analyst are defined as Interesting
  43. 43. Data as a Service Report, August 201644 Interesting Series A Companies Company Overview Business Model Total Funding runtitle.com RunTitle (2012, Austin) Mineral Ownership Information database in the US Founders Fund, Austin Ventures, Deep Fork Capital, SURGE Ventures Marketing > Lead Generation $12.03M inventure.com Inventure (, Los Angeles) Credit scoring MESA Ventures, Lowercase Capital, Google Ventures, Expansion Venture Capital, Collaborative Fund, Vast Ventures, India Internet Fund, Female Founders Fund, BAM Ventures Finance > Credit Information $11.2M ravellaw.com Ravellaw (2012, Palo Alto) Legal search & analytics NEA, North Bridge Venture Partners, Ulu Ventures, The Experiment Fund, Work-Bench, Xfund Legal $9.2M smartprocure.us SmartProcure (2011, Deerfield Beach) Cloud based repository of government purchase data New Ground Ventures, Govtech Fund Public Data > Public Procurement $7.9M placemeter.com Placemeter (2012, New York City) Platform that senses and unlocks data about activity in physical places NEA, Qualcomm Ventures, TriplePoint Capital, Techstars, Collaborative Fund, FundersClub, blisce Geospatial > Location $7.83M judicata.com Judicata (2012, San Francisco) Legal Analytics Khosla Ventures Legal $7.8M zeotap.com Zeotap (2014, Berlin) Actionable Premium Data From Telecom Operators Iris Capital, Capnamic Ventures, HitFox Group Market Intelligence > Consumer Intelligence > DMP $7.7M zoominfo.com Zoom Information (2000, Waltham) Business Intelligence Platform Vulcan, Venrock, Ascent Venture Partners, Commonwealth Capital Ventures, Flagship Ventures, Commonwealth Capital Ventures Marketing > Lead Generation > Business information $7M
  44. 44. Data as a Service Report, August 201645 Interesting Series A Companies Company Overview Business Model Total Funding nav.com Nav (fka Creditera) (2012, South Jordan) Business & personal credit monitoring. KPCB, Rock and Hammer Ventures, Fenway Summer, Kickstart Seed Fund, Bassin Ventures, Zenstone Venture Capital, Peak Ventures Finance > Credit Information $6.5M crosswise.com Crosswise (2013, Tel Aviv) Cross-Device Identification Mapping Giza Venture Capital, OurCrowd, Horizons Ventures, Horizon Ventures, ZhenFund, Pereg Ventures Market Intelligence > Consumer Intelligence $5M aire.io Aire (2014, London) Company offering credit scores to individuals using machine learning algorithms. Accion, SparkLabs Global Ventures, Tom Glocer, Barclays Accelerator, Craigie Capital Finance > Credit Information $1.4M zapr.in Zapr (2012, Gurgaon) TV viewership data repository Flipkart, Micromax Informatics, GSF India, TA Ventures, Pix Vine Capital Market Intelligence > Consumer Intelligence digitalglobe.com DigitalGlobe (1993, Longmont) Geospatial data using sattelites Wavemaker Partners Geospatial > Satellite Based oanda.com Oanda (1995, San Francisco) Internet-based forex trading and currency information services NEA, Index Ventures, T. Rowe Price, Legg Mason, Armada Investment, Next Generation Finance Invest, Cascade Investment Group Finance > Public Market Investment $117M spire.com Spire (2012, San Francisco) Satellite-powered data company Bessemer Venture Partners, Scottish Enterprise, Promus Ventures, RRE Ventures, Mitsui Global Investment, Grishin Robotics, Lemnos Labs, Han Hai Investment, Jump Capital Weather $66.5M
  45. 45. Data as a Service Report, August 201646 Interesting Series A Companies Company Overview Business Model Total Funding factual.com Factual (2007, Los Angeles) Mobile Location Based Data Provider. Andreessen Horowitz, Upfront Ventures, Index Ventures, Founder Collective, Felicis Ventures, Data Collective, Heritage Group, Miramar Venture Partners, Miramar Ventures, Altpoint Capital Partners, Haystack Partners Geospatial > Location $62M krux.com Krux (2010, San Francisco) Cross-Screen Data Management Platform Accel, IDG ventures, Temasek, Sapphire Ventures, Ulu Ventures, The Entrepreneurs' Fund, Visionnaire Ventures, Sapphire Ventures Market Intelligence > Consumer Intelligence > DMP $48M enigma.io Enigma (2011, New York City) Solution developer for public data analysis American Express, NEA, TriplePoint Capital, Crosslink Capital, Comcast Ventures, New York City Seed, Two Sigma Ventures, NYTimes Public Data $34.62M indix.com Indix (2010, Chennai) SaaS based Big Data product intelligence platform Nexus Venture Partners, Nokia Growth Partners, Avalon Ventures, Tola Capital, Anthemis Group, Milliways Ventures Market Intelligence > Product Intelligence $29.49M creditbenchmark.com Credit Benchmark (2012, London) Credit risk data aggregator from multiple banks Index Ventures, Balderton Capital Finance > Credit Information $27M near.co Near (2012, Bangalore) Location intelligence platform providing real-time information on places, people and products. Canaan Partners, Sequoia Capital, Telstra, Global Brain Market Intelligence > Consumer Intelligence > DMP $25.5M
  46. 46. Data as a Service Report, August 201647 Interesting Series B Companies Company Overview Business Model Total Funding hgdata.com HG Data (2010, Santa Barbara) Technology installation database. Updata Partners, Rincon Venture Partners, EPIC Ventures Marketing > Lead Generation > Tech Leads $23M windward.eu Windward (2010, Kloten) Maritime data and analytics company Horizons Ventures, Aleph Venture Capital $15.8M lenddo.com Lenddo (2011, Singapore) Social networking based credit scoring Accel, Omidyar Network, Metamorphic Ventures, Inovia Capital, Lumia Capital, Blumberg Capital, Life.SREDA, Golden Gate Ventures, Alpine Meridian, Kickstart Ventures, Future Perfect Ventures, FinTech Innovation Lab, atcapital.com Finance > Credit Information $14M placed.com Placed (2011, Seattle) Location Analytics Plug and Play Tech Center, Madrona Venture Group, Two Sigma Ventures Geospatial > Location $13.4M estimize.com Estimize (2011, New York City) Crowdsourced financial estimates provider WorldQuant, Contour Venture Partners, Longworth Venture Partners, Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC, Valuestream Labs, agilicllc.com Finance > Public Market Investment $9.5M streetlightdata.com StreetLight Data (2010, San Francisco) Contextualizes anonymous location data (mobile devices) to measure consumer mobility patterns for a place Osage Partners, Deutsche Telekom, Vision Ridge Partners, Engie, Telekom Capital Geospatial > Location $9.5M heckyl.com Heckyl (2010, Mumbai) Real time financial information & news analytics for markets & businesses Seedfund, IDG Ventures India Finance > Public Market Investment $4.75M
  47. 47. Data as a Service Report, August 201648 Interesting Late Stage Companies Company Overview Business Model Total Funding comscore.com comScore (1999, Reston) Global Media Measurement & Analytics Accel, Forrester, IVP, J.P. Morgan, Adams Street Partners, Lehman Brothers, Vispring, Topspin Partners, Flatiron Partners, Sageview Capital, Harmony Partners, Comdisco, Wind Point Partners, flatironpartnersllc.com, Brinson Foundation, Signal Peak Market Intelligence > Consumer Intelligence > Digital Media Analytics $376.93M creditkarma.com Credit Karma (2007, San Francisco) Aggregator of various consumer financial products. SV Angel, 500 Startups, Founders Fund, Felicis Ventures, QED Investors, Tiger Global Management, Ribbit Capital, Susquehanna Growth Equity, Google Capital, Viking Global Investors Finance > Credit Information $369.77M markit.com Markit (2001, London) Financial information services company. General Atlantic, Prime Ventures Finance > Public Market Investment $250M planet.com Planet Labs (2010, San Francisco) Microsatellites to maps the earth to provide universal access to information First Round Capital, O'Reilly AlphaTech Ventures, IFC, AME Cloud Ventures, Founders Fund, Felicis Ventures, DFJ Venture, Innovation Endeavors, Data Collective, Western Technology Investment, Rothenberg Ventures, CBC Capital, Lux Capital, Capricorn, Industry Ventures, Double Bottom Line Investors, Westly Group, Raptor Group, Fall Line Capital, HighGear Ventures, DBL Partners Geospatial > Satellite Based $183.1M dataminr.com Dataminr (2009, New York City) Social media analytics Fidelity Investments, WorldQuant, Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs, IVP, Venrock, GSV Capital, Glynn Capital, Expansion Venture Capital, Deep Fork Capital, Adorable Foxie, Conversion Capital, Wellington Management, Wharton Equity, BoxGroup Social Data $179.57M appannie.com App Annie (2010, San Francisco) Provides app store analytics and market intelligence Sequoia Capital, Greycroft Partners, IVP, IDG Capital Partners, Wellington Partners, Greycroft Partners, e.ventures, Strive Capital, Greenspring Associates, Infinity Ventures Market Intelligence > Digital Competitor Intelligence $156M ancestry.com Ancestry (1983, Provo) Online genealogy platform America Online, Crosslink Capital, Spectrum Equity, EPIC Ventures, Industry Ventures, Pivotal Group, Compaq, Hercules Capital, AlpInvest Partners, Signal Peak Genealogy $146.2M relsci.com RelSci (2010, New York City) Web based platform to build business relationships Salesforce, RIT Capital Partners, MacAndrews, Hearst Communications, Starr Companies, gasparglobal.com Marketing > Lead Generation > Contacts $121.3M
  48. 48. Data as a Service Report, August 201649 Interesting Late Stage Companies Company Overview Business Model Total Funding climate.com The Climate Corporation (2006, San Francisco) Climate data provider for farms First Round Capital, NEA, Index Ventures, Khosla Ventures, Atomico, Founders Fund, Felicis Ventures, Google Ventures, Glynn Capital, Allen & Company, Western Technology Investment, Anthemis Group, Code Advisors, TenOneTen, Juvo Capital Weather $99.42M sportradar.com Sportradar (2001, St. Gallen) Provides technologies, service and content for sports federations, state authorities, sports media and sports betting industry Revolution, EQT, EQT Sports Data $98.2M skyboximaging.com Skybox Imaging (2009, Mountain View) high resolution Satellite imagery Canaan Partners, Bessemer Venture Partners, Khosla Ventures, Norwest Venture Partners, CrunchFund, Asset Management Ventures, Leader Ventures, Y Ventures, Peterson Partners, Draper Associates Geospatial > Satellite Based $91M insideview.com InsideView (2005, San Francisco) Lead Generation, prospect data, business insights and social connections tool. Rembrandt Venture Partners, Emergence Capital Partners, Foundation Capital, Split Rock Partners, Greenhouse Capital Partners, Big Sky Partners, JDM CAPITAL CORP, Novirian Capital, Spring Lake Equity Partners Marketing > Lead Generation > Business information $88.96M datalogix.com Datalogix (2002, Westminster) Aggregator of offline purchasing data NEA, General Catalyst Partners, IVP, Costanoa, Sequel Venture Partners, Breyer Capital, Wellington Management Market Intelligence > Consumer Intelligence > Consumer Data $86.5M rainkingonline.com Rain King Software (2007, Bethesda) IT Profiling Database Spectrum Equity Marketing > Lead Generation > Tech Leads $67.5M premise.com Premise (2012, San Francisco) Crowdsourced real-time offline economic data tracking Andreessen Horowitz, GV, Harrison Metal, S23P, Bowery Capital, Anthemis Group, SK Ventures, Valor Capital Group, Social Capital Partners Finance $66.5M similarweb.com SimilarWeb (2007, London) Web Measurement & Online Competitive Intelligence Naspers, Docor International, Van Leer Ventures Jerusalem, NFX Guild Market Intelligence > Digital Competitor Intelligence $65.1M
  49. 49. Data as a Service Report, August 201650 Interesting Late Stage Companies Company Overview Business Model Total Funding datasift.com DataSift (2010, Reading) Social Data Analytics Platform Insight Venture Partners, Upfront Ventures, IA Venttures, Scale Venture Partners, Northgate, Daher Capital, Cendana Capital Social Data $64.2M bluekai.com BlueKai (2007, Cupertino) Data management platform and 3rd party data marketplace Redpoint Ventures, Battery Ventures, GGV Capital, Split Rock Partners, Homebrew, Infinity Ventures, Pinnacle Ventures Market Intelligence > Consumer Intelligence > DMP $56.89M socrata.com Socrata (2007, Seattle) API development and management OpenView, Morgenthaler, Frazier Technology Ventures, Canvas Ventures, In-Q-Tel, Sapphire Ventures Public Data $54.5M xueqiu.com Snowball Finance (2011, Beijing) Online finance information service provider Sequoia Capital, Renren, Morningside venture Capital Finance > Public Market Investment $53.2M placeiq.com PlaceIQ (2010, New York City) Location data provider for mobile advertising IA Venttures, kbs, Iris Capital, US Venture Partners, Social Leverage, Valhalla Partners, Harmony Partners, Raptor Group, Social Leverage Geospatial > Location $52.75M mapmyindia.com MapmyIndia (1992, Delhi) Provider of map data, GPS based navigation products and mobile apps Flipkart, Nexus Venture Partners, Qualcomm Ventures, KPCB, Sherpalo Ventures, Zenrin, Lightbox Ventures Geospatial $46.4M sportradar.us Sportradar (2010, San Francisco) Data & content of professional sports, leagues, and events in the United States Revolution Sports Data $44M exelate.com eXelate (2007, New York City) Centralized Big Data Management Platform. Viola Group, Menlo Ventures, Carmel Ventures, Trident Capital, Newspring Capital Market Intelligence > Consumer Intelligence > DMP $31M
  50. 50. Data as a Service Report, August 201651 Top Funded Deadpooled Companies Company Overview Business Model Total Funding focus.com Focus (2005, San Francisco) Online research and lead generation for enterprises. Lightspeed Venture Partners, Trinity Ventures, GGV Capital, Leader Ventures Marketing > Lead Generation $12.2M brightkite.com BrightKite (2007, Burlingame) Product research platform DFJ Venture, Techstars Market Intelligence > Product Intelligence $2.09M sportsweatherstats.com Sports Weather Stats (2011, New York City) Studies weather's impact on professional sports team and player Sports Data $100k inkwire.io Inkwire (2010, Cupertino) Instant analysis platform for investment professionals. Finance > Private Market Investment snolr.com Snolr (2010, Lucknow) Platform offering data analytics based stock market analysis Finance > Public Market Investment
  51. 51. Data as a Service Report, August 2016 Scope of Report Entrepreneur Activity Investment Trend Who is Investing Exit Outlook - IPO, Acquisitions Sub Sector Analysis Interesting Companies Useful Links Company List Team 2 52
  52. 52. Data as a Service Report, August 201653 Useful Links Slide Title Content Platform Link List of All Companies in readable format Companies Link Upcoming Sectors Entrepreneur Activity Link Top investments in last one year Investment Trend Link Investors Most Active Investors Link Major Acquisitions Exit Outlook - Acquisitions Link Market Intelligence – Most Funded Companies Sub Sector Understand Link Finance – Most Funded companies Sub Sector Understand Link Marketing – Most Funded Companies Sub Sector Understand Link Social Data – Most Funded Companies Sub Sector Understand Link Top Funded Deadpooled Companies Companies Link
  53. 53. Data as a Service Report, August 2016 Scope of Report Entrepreneur Activity Investment Trend Who is Investing Exit Outlook - IPO, Acquisitions Sub Sector Analysis Interesting Companies Useful Links Company List Team 4 54
  54. 54. Data as a Service Report, August 201655 Data as a Service – Company List COVERS THE FOLLOWING SECTORS Finance Market Intelligence Marketing Geospatial Social Data Traffic Weather Public Data Marketplace Trade Automotive
  55. 55. Data as a Service Report, August 201656 Finance (1/54) Finance Market Intelligence Marketing Geospatial Social Data Traffic Weather Public Data Marketplace Trade Automotive Company Details Funding Investors Premise [San Francisco, 2012]: Premise is a global crowd-sourced economic information gathering platform. Provides a way for corporations, financial services firms including hedge funds and governments to collect business and economic data. Individuals get paid to take pictures of items or report prices at grocery stores, food markets and more via a proprietary mobile app for both Android and iOS. Allows granular level of data insights for inflation tracking, food security monitoring, channel checks for brands, etc. Backed by Google Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz and Harrison Metal. Customers include Bloomberg, which redistributes Premise data via its terminals. Based in San Francisco, with offices in New York City, Hong Kong and Buenos Aires. $66.5M Andreessen Horowitz, GV, Harrison Metal, S23P, Bowery Capital, Anthemis Group, SK Ventures, Valor Capital Group, Social Capital Partners Xignite [San Mateo, 2000]: Xignite is a financial market data cloud provider that integrates real-time and reference market data into apps and devices. Xignite Market Data Distribution is a private-labeled service that helps exchanges, over-the-counter (OTC) brokers, multilateral trading facilities and data vendors distribute tick data directly to their clients. The company also offers Xignite Enterprise Data Distribution which is a fully managed, cloud-based solution designed to help financial institutions drive data adoption and reduce data costs. $36.89M StarVest Partners, Startup Capital Ventures, QUICK, Altos Ventures Prevedere Inc [Columbus, 2012]: Prevedere provides Big Data predictive analytics to large enterprise customers, private equity, and investment firms. Analyst and Data Scientist across finance, procurement, sales and marketing can use the software to forecast sales and raw material price for enterprise customers. Investment firms and hedge funds use its software to perform industry and portfolio holding analysis to gain higher returns on investment. Customers includes Racetrak, Hamilton, Aecom, Momentive etc targeting software, networking and hardware in several industries and specialties including mobile commerce, cloud computing, health care, education and Big Data. $7.9M Foundation Capital, PointGuard Ventures, Rev1 Ventures BrightScope [San Diego, 2008]: BrightScope is a financial information company that delivers data through web- based software, BrightScope data caters to individual investors, corporate plan sponsors, asset managers, broker-dealers, and financial advisors. They primarily operate in two major segments: Retirement Plans and Wealth Management. They provide a BrightScope Rating suite which reviews more than 200 unique data inputs per retirement plan and calculates a single numerical score which defines plan quality at the company level. Additionally, they also offer a suite of data analytics software products to asset managers, broker-dealers, financial advisors, and other market participants $5.9M Steelpoint Capital Partners
  56. 56. Data as a Service Report, August 201657 Finance (2/54) Company Details Funding Investors Powerlytics [Philadelphia, 2011]: Powerlytics’ market intelligence platform provides a comprehensive, accurate and granular consumer and business financial data available. Underpinned by the financial statements of 27 million business and 144 million households, Powerlytics' platform and products allow for insights to understand risk, identify market opportunities and conduct predicative analytics, analysis and research.They enable the creation of predictive analytical models, score sectors, conduct precise benchmarking and market sizing reports, or perform detailed economic business and marketing research. $4.84M CME Group, Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania 360kompany [Vienna, 2012]: 360kompany helps businesses of all sizes to verify and check their international trading partners, suppliers and customers. Provides real-time access to official company register documents, business credit reports, annual reports and other documents filed with the government. Currently covers 21 million European businesses and a total of 1 billion filings. Also provides an Enterprise API to power third-party business applications and an advanced user interface to international business background information. Is an official contracting partner of the Common Register Portal of the German States, the official and registered Clearing Office of the Republic of Austria, distributor of the European Business Register (EBR) as well as the Swiss Federal Commercial Registry Office, the UK Companies House and the Irish Companies Registration Office. $4M Floor13, AC & Friends GmbH Mercaris [Chicago, 2012]: Mercaris, Inc. provides market data and trading platform for organic, non GMO and certified agricultural commodities in USA. Data is collected from over 50 different first handlers of grains, located across the United States and Eastern Canada who participate in a weekly survey on IP grain cash price information. The company charges per bushel service fee for its trading platform. Transportation is handled by buyer/seller. It offers services for growers, mills/elevators/merchandisers/brokers, and industry analysts and researchers; and manufacturers, co-packers, and retailers. $3.08M Omidyar Network, Kapor Capital, Middleland Capital, Closed Loop Capital, S2G Ventures Meridian IQ [New York City, 2010]: Meridian IQ is the provider of financial intermediary data and includes all the S&P Capital IQ data collected over the past 25 years on Registered Investment Advisers (RIAs) and Broker- Dealers (BDs) from the directories formerly known as the "Blue Book" and "Red Book". Apart from data, the company also offers tools and services. Mutual Fund Companies, Separate Account Providers, Technology Firms, Custodial Broker-Dealers, Advisory Firms, Third-party marketers of hedge funds, alternative investments, and numerous other entities with products and services for Financial Advisors uses Meridian IQ directory. $2M Stonehenge Growth Equity Finance Market Intelligence Marketing Geospatial Social Data Traffic Weather Public Data Marketplace Trade Automotive
  57. 57. Data as a Service Report, August 201658 Finance (3/54) Company Details Funding Investors Second Measure [San Mateo, 2015]: Second Measure uses the data of billions of credit card transactions to analyze macroeconomics trends in real-time. Their dataset covers more than 1% of all U.S. consumer spending to monitor the live performance of public and private companies. Second Measure has two products: a web application that they are targeting more towards analysts and a data feed that they make available to researchers. Through Second Measure, investors can dig through operational metrics like revenue and customer growth, retention and cohort analysis, while also benchmarking companies against their competitors to track overall market penetration. Currently, the company is focusing its offering towards VCs and hedge funds. $2M Y Combinator, Bessemer Venture Partners, Norwest Venture Partners, Shasta Ventures, Foundation Capital, FundersClub, S2 Capital, LLC, Scrum Ventures TRDATA [London, 2009]: TRdata collects accurate real-time data by introducing web based, global institutional investment network. Anyone can immediately become a content provider while users choose the providers, eligible for their institutional or personal criteria. They crowd-source the content, validation and development of features, making the whole process marginally cheaper. By making the system 100% web-based they bypass B2B installation process allowing system to spread virally. Their market is 1 million premium users, licence price $5K a year generates $5,000,000,000 in annual fees. $1.76M Seedcamp, 500 Startups Trafinity [Bellevue, 2013]: Trafinity is a financial technology start-up designing multiple products to allow consumers keep up with content related to the financial markets and publicly-traded companies. Offers a curated research platform designed to track the flow of information for watch-lists containing up to 100 keywords (Stock symbols, hashtags, people, products, etc) across a wide variety of content distribution channels including Twitter, RSS, Blogs, Websites, Facebook, and more. Organize information into Research Boards, typically built around themes such as Mobile Technology. Each board tracks "filtered or curated feeds" based on the board owner's personal preferences. $317.5K Tech Wildcatters Timetric [London, 2008]: Timetric provides suite of products and services that allows clients to identify market and investment opportunities, assess competitive threats, manage and understand risk and improve business practices, decision-making and regulatory compliance. Timetric provides intelligence and analysis for sectors such as Banking, Insurance, Wealth, Construction, Accountancy and Mining. Timetric offers proprietary as well as specialized industry data, analysis, and generates reports. Has won TechCrunch’s London Mini Seed Camp 2009. In 2011 the company was acquired by Progressive Media Group, a PE firm. Anthemis Group Finance Market Intelligence Marketing Geospatial Social Data Traffic Weather Public Data Marketplace Trade Automotive
  58. 58. Data as a Service Report, August 201659 Finance (4/54) Company Details Funding Investors Bureau van Dijk [London, 1991]: Bureau van Dijk specialises in providing company information and business intelligence. Product range includes databases of company information and business intelligence for individual countries, regions and the world. Have extensive coverage of private companies, detailed company hierarchies, standardised financial reports. Source contents from regulatory and other sources. BC Partners, EQT, Charterhouse Capital Partners, EQT ET Index [London, 2014]: ET Index Ltd was set up in early 2014 to commercialize and develop the Environmental Tracking (ET) Index Series, a market mechanism designed to address climate change risk for investors. The ET Index Series builds on the work carried out by the Environmental Investment Organisation (EIO), a not-for-profit research body that publishes Carbon Rankings scoring the world’s largest listed companies according to their greenhouse gas emissions and levels of transparency. The company provides investors with corporate carbon emissions data, portfolio carbon footprinting and reporting services, as well as low carbon indexes that can act as the next generation of index benchmarks. Level39 CommoPrices [Paris, 2014]: CommoPrices is a web portal that publishes over 1600 commodity prices. Based on open data from various sources (such as French Customs), data is structured, selected and processed to generate benchmark price references. The company partners with companies, brokers, agencies and institutions worldwide. They provide it with data insights on their markets and regions. Besides the web format, the company also offers API to the clients. subscription based revenue model. Backed by Open Data Incubator and has raised €99.6K in funding. Open Data Incubator Quantec [Pretoria, 1998]: Quantec specialises in marketing, distribution and support of economic & financial data country intelligence and statistical, econometric and decision analysis software. Quantec also provides consultancy in custom economic and financial database solutions, economic analysis and forecasting, and market analysis and segmentation. The company is affiliated with The Economist Intelligence Unit, Stata Corporation, and EViews as their Africa representatives and partners. Its offerings can be categorised under 4 domains- Data: delivers comprehensive data sets covering macro & regional economic, industry and international trade data via its web-based EasyData Platform; Software: provides statistical, econometric and decision analysis software solutions to the corporate, public sector and educational markets; Intelligence: through its partnership with the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) the company offers intelligence over the internet; and Consultancy: consulting services in the areas of economic analysis and forecasting, spatial analysis, custom economic and financial database solutions and custom country intelligence solutions. Finance Market Intelligence Marketing Geospatial Social Data Traffic Weather Public Data Marketplace Trade Automotive
  59. 59. Data as a Service Report, August 201660 Finance (5/54) Company Details Funding Investors Quanton Data [New York City, 2013]: Quanton Data is a data information company serving the institutional investment community. The company identifies and partners with companies that have unique and interesting data and then brings that data to investors seeking differentiated insights into company and sector performance. Quanton was acquired by Guidepoint in May 2016 YipitData [New York City, 2012]: Yipit analyzes web data for institutional investors. Its operations can be categorized in two segments. For shoppers, Yipit.com aggregates the best deals and offers available online and identifies the most appropriate for each user based on their unique preferences. The company works with partners such as Groupon, LivingSocial, Gilt, Travelzoo, and hundreds more. For investors, YipitData aggregates online data about publicly traded companies to derive their operating performance. Its portfolio includes Groupon, Alibaba, Workday, Netflix, MercadoLibre, eBay, JD, ServiceNow, Veeva and more. The company license this data to the largest institutional investors in the world. Wizbit [Amsterdam, 2013]: Wizbit offers financial data and insights on crypto currencies through its web- based platform. They aggregate trade data from big exchanges and normalize the statistics in a visual interface. They also create visuals about the whole crypto currency ecosystem. The first product is a view showing all transactions and blocks happening in realtime in the Bitcoin network in user's browser using a WebGL earth globe. The company is in stealth mode as of May 2016 Economena Analytics [Beirut, 2011]: Economena Analytics is a specialized economic information service provider covering the Lebanese and Middle East markets. The company facilitates research and investment analysis in the region by providing research tools and data services to banks, economists, policymakers, consultants, analysts, and journalists based in the region and around the world. Economena offers the data along with proprietary interactive charting tools to facilitate the visualization and analysis of data. All data and documents are sourced by Economena from third-party information providers, including official sources and private sector associations. Subscription based revenue model. Finance Market Intelligence Marketing Geospatial Social Data Traffic Weather Public Data Marketplace Trade Automotive
  60. 60. Data as a Service Report, August 201661 Finance (6/54) Company Details Funding Investors Quadrant [New York City, 2014]: Quadrant aggregates economic indicators from public sources and offers it to its clients. The company claims to have aggregated over 400000 economic indicators from over 1000 public sources. The company curates and standardises menus of key indicators for over 2000 countries. Users can chart and share this data. Also provides API to developers to access the data. Global Insight [Lexington, 2001]: Global Insight is the global macroeconomics information, analysis and consulting service provider. Global Insight was formed in May 2001by merger of Data Resources Inc and Wharton Econometric Forecasting Associates. Global Insight provides comprehensive economic, financial and political coverage of countries, regions and industries. Global Insight covers industries such as autos, energy, agriculture, steel, telecommunications, trade, tourism, healthcare, and construction. Its offerings include subscriptions or projects, which are delivered via its website, printed publications, conferences, reports, and presentations. Global Insight also offers software that provides navigation, analytical tools, and presentation capabilities, and its consulting services advise clients on issues that affect their competitive position, investment strategy, and policy positions. Bigfind [Mumbai, 2014]: BigFind is a DaaS platform for business information providing access to market research reports, company filings, statistical & macro-economic data from authoritative sources. Claims to be crawling data from 250,000 authoritative sources every day. It categorizes each public business report into 24 industries, time period, company, content, region etc. Barchart Market Data [Chicago, 1934]: Barchart is a financial technology firm focused on market data and trading solutions. The company sources market data directly from exchanges around the world, and collect information from fundamental data providers, new and government agencies, associations and weather data providers. Apart from data collecting, processing and distributing Barchart facilitates future order routing for brokers and individuals through its trading software. Barchart also offers off-the-shelf and custom solutions for institutional clients that encompass data feeds, website content, software and enterprise data management. Clients include companies in financial services, wealth management, proprietary trading, media, technology, as well as agriculture, energy, metals and other commodities. Finance Market Intelligence Marketing Geospatial Social Data Traffic Weather Public Data Marketplace Trade Automotive
  61. 61. Data as a Service Report, August 201662 Finance (7/54) Company Details Funding Investors Tofler [Gurgaon, 2013]: Web platform that delivers comprehensive and up-to-date information on all companies, particularly unlisted and private companies in India. Information ranges from master data, directors, charges, financials, shareholding details, compliance filings etc. Also provides customized reports on a variety of facets of companies in India. Claims to have 50k+ unique visitors a month. Clients include big banks and private equity firms. Also offers a browser plugin to get instant access to information on a company and allows for building marketing list for email or direct mailing campaigns. Activist Insight [London, 2012]: Activist Insight provides detailed information on shareholder activism including news, profiles and performance. Activist Insight Online provides live filing and news alerts on, over 800 detailed activist investor profiles, unique stats on activist campaigns and proxy battles, and much more. A free trial of the database and a monthly newsletter subscription is available on request. Activism Monthly Premium is an online and print magazine featuring interviews with activist investors, fund managers and advisers, as well as unique data from its database. Proxy Insight [London, 2013]: Proxy Insight is the source for global shareholder voting data.Combining detailed investor voting information with the actual principles used by each institution, Proxy Insight is an essential tool for issuers, their advisors and asset owners. Helps corporations understand why and how their shareholders vote their proxies. With over 45 million voting records covering 22,000 corporations, Proxy Insight is the most comprehensive source for the actual voting behavior of key global shareholders. In addition, the service offers over 500 profiles detailing the corporate governance policies of the world’s top investors. PriceStats [Massachusetts, 2010]: PriceStats collects price information from hundreds of retailers across nearly 70 countries and publishes daily inflation series for over 20 countries and PPP indices for 6 economies. Most of their series start in 2007-2008. PriceStats has partnered with State Street Global Markets to update daily inflation series in more than 40 countries through their client research portal, IR3. PriceStats gathers price information for key economic sectors: food & beverages; furnishing & household products; recreation & culture; clothing & footwear; housing, electricity & fuel; and health. BPP - MIT Sloan spun off company. Finance Market Intelligence Marketing Geospatial Social Data Traffic Weather Public Data Marketplace Trade Automotive
  62. 62. Data as a Service Report, August 201663 Finance (8/54) Company Details Funding Investors Zauba Technologies [Bangalore, 2014]: Zauba Corp is a business research platform gathering info on companies, trading and documents . It provides officially sourced information on businesses incorporated in India and United Kingdom. It also provides financial data, shareholder information and contact information of limited companies. New home buyers can use it to assess financial capacity of developers. It also provides information to exporters and importers regarding India's bilateral trade reports that shows top traded products and their values. Claims to track all Indian major ports on daily basis and import details for more than 6000 ports across world. Businesses use Zauba Crop for customer acquisition and marketing. Dealogic [London, 1983]: The company provides a platform for investment banks to conduct deals in the areas of fixed income, equity capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, institutional sales and equity research, as well as Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), SEC & FTSEregulatory and investment banking strategies. Dealogic also provides a real-time analytics platform. In November 2014, Carlyle group acquired Dealogic for $700 m. Discovery CompanyProtected Tweets [Eatontown, 2002]: Discovery Data operates a database that provides data on firms and professionals in the financial services industry. The company also provides data hygiene analysis and recommendations report; data feeds that supply dataset for integration into any custom relationship management or other data systems; discovery profile for custom relationship management; and consulting services. It serves asset managers, broker-dealers, insurance companies, service providers, investment managers/wholesalers, recruiters, marketing organizations, and clearing firms/custodians. Subscription based monetization model. SimFin [Berlin, 2015]: SimFin is a crowdsourcing platform for fundamental financial data. Currently, providing data free. In beta testing mode. Finance Market Intelligence Marketing Geospatial Social Data Traffic Weather Public Data Marketplace Trade Automotive
  63. 63. Data as a Service Report, August 201664 Finance (9/54) Company Details Funding Investors Avox [Wrexham, 2003]: Avox, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation, DTCC, provides legal entity data (LEI) services. LEI includes data such as corporate hierarchies, registered address information, industry sector codes and company identifiers. Avox sources and manages legal entity data for financial institutions across 255 jurisdictions and has validated reference data associated with more than 1.8 million entities. Company's clients and partners shares business intelligence which the firm centralises, anonymises, verifies and publishes out to each participant. Financial institutions participating in Avox form a community that collectively addresses client, issuer and counterparty data quality issues. Subscription based monetization model. The company was founded in 2003 and is based in UK. Sharadar Fundamentals [ , 2013]: Sharadar is an independent research and analytics firm which specializes in extraction, standardization and organization of US public company financial data from company filings. Has partnered with Quandl to sell its data sets. Provides redistribution rights to subscribed developers. Subscription based monetization model. LegiStorm [Washington, 2006]: LegiStorm LLC is a non-partisan, for-profit company that researches, verifies and publishes information about Members of Congress and congressional staff. LegiStorm provides phone numbers, verified email addresses, detailed background information on staffers including social media links, salary and employment history, educational history, privately funded travel disclosures and much more. Credit Information Credit Karma [San Francisco, 2007]: Credit Karma offers a web-based credit and financial management service that provides credit tools with Credit Report Cards, which summarizes a consumer’s credit report into components graded with an A-F letter grade. Credit Score Simulator, which simulates the effect of certain financial actions on credit scores and credit monitoring, sends an email alert when something important changes in a consumer’s TransUnion credit report. It also offers financial account monitoring through account aggregator service Yodlee which allows consumers to track their bank, credit card, savings and loan transactions and balances in Credit Karma’s interface. Their revenue model includes paid advertisement of relevant financial products to its consumers. It also provide analytics for the companies that use Credit Karma as a platform to sell services. $369.77M SV Angel, 500 Startups, Founders Fund, Felicis Ventures, QED Investors, Tiger Global Management, Ribbit Capital, Susquehanna Growth Equity, Google Capital, Viking Global Investors Finance Market Intelligence Marketing Geospatial Social Data Traffic Weather Public Data Marketplace Trade Automotive
  64. 64. Data as a Service Report, August 201665 Finance (10/54) Company Details Funding Investors Credit Information FactorTrust [Atlanta, 2006]: FactorTrust provides underbanked consumer data, analytics and risk scoring solutions to a variety of lenders. The Atlanta-based company utilizes an internal team of predictive analytics experts and statisticians combined with a deep, proprietary database of underbanked consumer loan performance and best-in-class third-party data sources. As a result, providers of short-term or installment loans, credit and pre-paid cards, automotive loans, retailers, wireless services and collection agencies have an unparalleled view of the underbanked community. This unique data, along with FactorTrust’s data modeling and analytics, serves lenders throughout the US, UK and Canada in one of the largest and fastest growing consumer segments, the underbanked. $43.62M ABS Capital Partners, MissionOG, Archbrook Credit Information Credit Benchmark [London, 2012]: Credit Benchmark gathers, aggregates, anonymizes credit data from multiple banks and then delivers it in a highly secure, confidential and legally-compliant manner. Its systems maximize data quality through rigorous data validation and entity matching, with the ability to handle unlimited datasets. By doing this, it creates consensus credit data and analysis that directly reflect the views of banks’ own risk teams. Its system specifically produces estimates for probability of default and loss given default, used for risk management and more broadly as benchmarks in the financial industry. The model allows it to offer insights on unrated sovereigns, hedge funds, public and private companies as well as their trading subsidiaries. $27M Index Ventures, Balderton Capital Credit Information Credit Information Bureau (India) Limited [Mumbai, 2000]: CIBIL is a credit information company that collects and maintains records of an individual's payments pertaining to loans and credit cards. This information is then used to create Credit Information Reports (CIR) and credit scores which are provided to lenders in order to help evaluate and approve loan applications. TransUnion International, a leading global credit information provider, owns 55% shares in the company, while the remaining 45% are held by SBI, ICICI Bank, Bank of India, Bank of Baroda, Union Bank of India, Indian Overseas Bank, HSBC and Aditya Birla Trustee Company. $19M India Infoline Finance, India Alternatives Investment Advisors, Aditya Birla Private Equity Credit Information Lenddo [Singapore, 2011]: Lenddo is a provider of social network based credit scoring for individuals. Users link their social networking accounts to their Lenndo account and complete their profiles to generate the LenddoScore. This score can be used on websites providing financial products to consumers for financing or to get a better interest rate. $14M Accel, Omidyar Network, Metamorphic Ventures, Inovia Capital, Lumia Capital, Blumberg Capital, Life.SREDA, Golden Gate Ventures, Alpine Meridian, Kickstart Ventures, Future Perfect Ventures, FinTech Innovation Lab, atcapital.com Finance Market Intelligence Marketing Geospatial Social Data Traffic Weather Public Data Marketplace Trade Automotive
  65. 65. Data as a Service Report, August 201666 Finance (11/54) Company Details Funding Investors Credit Information Inventure [Los Angeles, ]: InVenture is a mobile technology company providing simple credit scoring and accounting tools for emerging markets. Collects borrowers data through SMS and builds a credit score which then lenders can refer to while providing loans. Apart from financial help Inventure also offers financial literacy and vocational training. $11.2M MESA Ventures, Lowercase Capital, Google Ventures, Expansion Venture Capital, Collaborative Fund, Vast Ventures, India Internet Fund, Female Founders Fund, BAM Ventures Credit Information Nav (fka Creditera) [South Jordan, 2012]: Nav (fka Creditera) helps small business owners access the financing they need to grow and effectively manage their business. They do this giving business owners tools to take control over their credit profiles--offering both personal and business credit data and insights for free. With the goal of empowering business owners with better transparency into their credit lives, the site includes easy-to- read personal and business credit reports, contextual advice and monitoring all in one spot. It also provides tools that help members build business credit and a marketplace that makes it easy for them to use credit to create the business of their dreams. $6.5M KPCB, Rock and Hammer Ventures, Fenway Summer, Kickstart Seed Fund, Bassin Ventures, Zenstone Venture Capital, Peak Ventures Credit Information L2C [Atlanta, 2000]: L2C is a provider of advanced consumer scoring and analytics solutions. L2C leverages alternative payment and asset data to create new predictive credit, collection and marketing scores for over 260 million Americans. L2C’s clients include leading institutions in the financial service, retail, healthcare, automotive, telecommunication, and media and entertainment industries. $4.01M QED Investors, Core VC, CFSI Credit Information Open Book Ben [Golden, 2013]: Open Book Ben is a business credit reporting agency. BEN has a business credit score for nearly every company in the United States. These scores are based on publicly available data, as well as data provided by their users. This approach allows business owners to have active and meaningful impact on their credit reputation and opens the door to additional features including better trade agreements, new customers, and more favorable capital opportunities. $2.5M Credit Information YPCredit [Beijing, 2015]: YPCredit uses big data technology to provide various credit services. It collects personal information and business information and thereafter analyses the information which about customer transactions. It provides customers with credit info, fraud prevention, precision marketing, risk control etc. Claims to have raised $2.01M in Angel round of funding. $2.01M Dbn Technology Group Finance Market Intelligence Marketing Geospatial Social Data Traffic Weather Public Data Marketplace Trade Automotive
  66. 66. Data as a Service Report, August 201667 Finance (12/54) Company Details Funding Investors Credit Information Aire [London, 2014]: Aire is a London-based company which provides credit scoring of individuals via machine- learning algorithms. It allows users to enter their information in the application and generates a credit score for them, especially users with no prior credit history. It also provides APIs to lenders, to be integrated in their systems, to provide credit scores of the applicants applying for the loans on their platform. The API was built to provide real time response.It has been counted amongst the 10 hottest Fin-Tech startups in London and in Top 15 Financial startups in Europe. $1.4M Accion, SparkLabs Global Ventures, Tom Glocer, Barclays Accelerator, Craigie Capital Credit Information modeFINANCE [Trieste, 2009]: modeFinance is a Credit Rating Agency. Its products and services help its clients in the decision making, giving the best information in terms of quality, efficiency, transparency. Utilizing the modeFinance products, their clients have easy access to the knowledge of the credit risk of companies, sectors, holdings, countries, suppliers’ chains, vendors, etc. modeFinance provides international credit reports on every company across the world. modeFinance elaborates the ratings by using proprietary method: MORE Multi Objective Rating Evaluation. $1.4M CORVALLIS Credit Information Equifax [Atlanta, 1899]: Equifax Inc. is a consumer credit reporting agency. It gathers and maintains information on over 400 million credit holders worldwide. Equifax sells businesses credit reports, analytics, demographic data, and software. Equifax collects and provides data through the NCTUE, an exchange of non credit data including consumer payment history on telco and utility. Business customers include retailers, insurance firms, healthcare providers, utilities, government agencies, as well as banks, credit unions, personal and specialty finance companies and other financial institutions. From 1999, Equifax began offering services to the credit consumer sector in addition, such as credit fraud and identity theft prevention products. $1M Credit Information Ibercheck [Madrid, 2010]: Ibercheck is a tool that allows you to have a credit report on the person with whom you do business. Provides SME or individuals the information to know if other people with whom they are considering doing business have incidences of defaults. Collects information from databases such as Asnef- Equifax and Experian. Backers include private investors François Derbaix, Juan Leal, Ignacio Buenhombre and others. $195K Finance Market Intelligence Marketing Geospatial Social Data Traffic Weather Public Data Marketplace Trade Automotive
  67. 67. Data as a Service Report, August 201668 Finance (13/54) Company Details Funding Investors Credit Information Compuscan Information Technologies (Pty) Ltd [Stellenbosch, 1994]: Compuscan is a credit reference bureau that collects, validates, loads, verifies, houses, and distributes business and consumer credit information in South Africa. Its products & services offerings include account verification services, bureau summary variables, codix ( automated decision support tool), columbus (online tracing tool), compuloan (debtor management system), CompuScore ABC (suite of credit bureau scores), credit check, credit bureau data, employment confidence index, income predictor, load defaults, marketing services, person verification services, proloan ( loan servicing, management, tracking and collections software platform), and Xcelerator (automated application processing and filing system). In addition, the company also offers individual solutions, such as personal credit reports, as well as information for questions about credit bureaus or logging a dispute. Actis Credit Information TransUnion [Chicago, 1968]: TransUnion provides risk and information solutions. The company operates in three segments: U.S. Information Services, International, and Consumer Interactive segments. The U.S. Information Services segment provides consumer reports, risk scores, analytical services, and decisioning capabilities; and online data, marketing, and decision services. The International segment offers online data services, marketing services, credit reports, analytics, decision services, and other value-added risk management services; and consumer services, which enable consumers to manage their personal finances. Advent International, QED Investors Credit Information Callcredit [Leeds, 2000]: Callcredit Information Group manages consumer data for businesses across every various sectors. The Group focuses on developing innovative products and services to help businesses make smarter, more informed decisions throughout the customer life cycle. The Group counts many of the UK's leading companies, including all of the clearing banks, several major international lenders, media communications businesses, and petroleum, automotive, power and retail organisations as its customers. GTCR, a leading private equity firm, announced acquiring Callcredit Information Group Limited, in February 2014, in partnership with its management team GTCR Credit Information Dagong Global Credit Rating [Beijing, 1994]: Dagong global Credit Rating is a credit rating agency based in China. The company offers professional risk evaluation services; and credit ratings for short-term financing bonds, medium-term notes, hybrid capital bonds, enterprise bonds, corporate bonds, convertible bonds, asset- backed securities, detachable convertible bonds, exchangeable bonds of listed company shareholders, financial bonds, SME collection bills, and subordinated bonds. In addition, the company conducts surveillance credit rating on domestic financial institutions, including banks and insurance companies; and issuing credit risks ratings accordingly. Also, the company operates a credit management school that provides credit rating teaching to students. Dagong is headquartered in Beijing, China and has offices in Hong-Kong & Europe. Mandarin Capital Partners Finance Market Intelligence Marketing Geospatial Social Data Traffic Weather Public Data Marketplace Trade Automotive
  68. 68. Data as a Service Report, August 201669 Finance (14/54) Company Details Funding Investors Credit Information EFL [Lima, 2010]: The Entrepreneurial Finance Lab (EFL) is an innovative financial-technology company which employs psychometric and nontraditional applicant data to create credit scores to measure risk and potential among new and existing small businesses. EFL, a product of its early Harvard research, has been recognized by the G-20 as one of the most innovative approaches to SME finance globally, and is supported by numerous international organizations, both public (IFC, IADB, G-20) and private (over a dozen of the largest financial institutions across 26 countries in Africa, Latin America, South Asia, and Southeast Asia.) EFL identifies high potential entrepreneurs by measuring risk among micro and SME borrowers with insufficient credit history. Omidyar Network Credit Information TrustingSocial [New York City, 2013]: Trusting Social provides consumer credit score based on social, web and mobile data. It provides three major scores on an applicant: 1.Authenticity: Measures how likely an online identity is real and trustworthy.; 2.Network quality: Measures the depth of the network, based on interactions with other people and their background.; 3.Financial Credibility: Estimates a person's income percentile based on her work history and education. Their solution enables lenders in emerging markets to lend to billions of “financially invisible” consumers who are not covered by credit bureaus. The platform modules can be tailored for social marketing, sale lead scoring, personalized offerings, and credit risk. Trusting Social is the winner of Future of Money and Technology Startup Competition (2014), and among top 10 fintech startups in Americas presenting at the Innotribe Startup Showcase New York (2014). Plug and Play Tech Center, Kima Ventures Credit Information Clear Score [London, 2014]: ClearScore provides free credit score and reports of individuals in the UK. As opposed to other credit rating agencies which charge for the credit reports after trial, ClearScore claims to provide lifetime free access to credit score and reports to the consumer. The credit score and reports are extracted from Equifax. The company generates revenue from commission it gets after a consumer buys a financial product suggested by ClearScore offered by a partner. QED Investors Credit Information Experian plc [Dublin, 1980]: Experian is a global information services company, providing data and analytical tools to clients across the globe. Experian's principal lines of business are credit services, marketing services, decision analytics and consumer services. The company collects information on people, businesses, motor vehicles and insurance. It also collects 'lifestyle' data from on- and off-line surveys. The company's largest operation is Experian North America, a consumer credit reporting agency that is considered one of the three largest American credit agencies along withEquifax and TransUnion. SPARK Venture Management Finance Market Intelligence Marketing Geospatial Social Data Traffic Weather Public Data Marketplace Trade Automotive
  69. 69. Data as a Service Report, August 201670 Finance (15/54) Company Details Funding Investors Credit Information LendProtect UK Ltd. [Atlanta, 2008]: LendProtect is the provider of consumer data, analytics, and risk scoring solutions on those underserved by traditional banking channels. LendProtect has compiled a comprehensive data on the underbanked market in the industry on portfolios that report data daily, in real time. This daily loan performance data on underbanked consumers is analysed in order to provide instant lending decisions using the company’s comprehensive scoring platform. LendProtect is a product launched by FactorTrust in 2008. Credit Information KnowYourCustomers [Akron, 2012]: KnowYourCustomers is a provider of customer prescreening tool. The company offers a web-based tool to businesses to help them learn about their customers before they engage in business with them, including past payments histories with other vendors. The company operates on a crowdsourced model. Businesses can submit complaints about customers on the platform. Then, the company acknowledges the consumers that they have been posted on the platform. This opens a line of communication in its internal arbitration process for the two parties to engage and try to settle their differences. It is free to upload complaints. The pricing for the platform starts at $28.69 per month. Credit Information Company Check [Nottingham, 2011]: Company Check is the database of UK companies helping clients with the due diligence, checking up on customers and suppliers, researching competitors, and tracking their own businesses. Company & director information are gathered from various sources including Companies House, the Registry Trust and local Gazettes. Its offerings include credit reports, director reports, company house document, and API. 3 tier pricing model. Also, generates revenue from advertising. Credit Information CoCredo [ , ]: CoCredo i