Adatao Emerges With $13M In Funding And Visions Of Changing Big Data

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Big data has emerged as a big trend over the last several years, but as an area it has remained ill-defined and focused for the most part on data scientists, while ignoring business users. Adatao wants to change that by offering a solution that has something for both parties and a collaboration environment that lets them work together in one tool -and they got $13M in Series A funding led by Andreessen Horowitz with participation from Light Speed Ventures and Bloomberg Beta to give it a shot.

As part of the deal, Peter Levine from Andreessen Horowitz will sit on the Adatao board and Marc Andreessen will be a board advisor.

Adatao CEO and co-founder Christopher Nguyen says Adatao is actually made up of two tools, one for the geeks and one for the regular people who just want information. The geek layer is called pAnalytics and is built on Apache Spark. It’s designed…

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