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This A.I. firm analyzes data and turns it into a narrative so companies can spend less time crunching numbers and more time with customers.
To top robo-advisors, Hearsay is collecting data from social media feeds so human advisors can offer relevant, personalized advice.
Millions of people sign on the electronic dotted line using this technology, now available in 43 languages.
The FBI and CIA are clients of this secretive Silicon Valley firm that mines data for intelligence on cybercrime and fraud.
This online marketplace, which allows people with extra space to rent rooms to visitors around the world, may be getting primed for an IPO.
Investors believe Intarcia's drug-delivery system could very well upend the $55 billion worldwide market for treating Type-2 diabetes.
Twilio is pulling $100M in revenue, convincing developers to use its technology to add call, voice, text and picture messaging to any app.
Many believe these plant-based products are shaping the future of food, including Bill Gates and Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin.
With its online checkout process bringing in revenue of $300M in Europe in 2014, Klarna is now poised to enter the US market.
This company is upending the $30 billion database market by offering database technology as a subscription service, training included.
This online investment company has passed the $2B mark for assets under management—focusing on Gen Y with its proprietary algorithms.
CNBC's third annual ranking of private companies that have wooed billions in funding may surprise you. They debunk start-up myths.
This online brokerage firm recently partnered with insurance giant Pacific Life to offer cause-driven investing themes to tap millennials.
The company was recently valued by investors at $5 billion—and plans to further up its revenue through paid "pins" by advertisers.
The brainchild of former National Security Agency agents, this company combines the best of human knowledge and tech to fight hackers.
This 6-year-old company culls ideas submitted to its website, and the best ones get made and sold in some of the world's biggest retailers.
Roxanne Varza, start-up lead at Microsoft Ventures in France, explains why she thinks European tech start-ups are getting stronger.
SAN FRANCISCO, May 11- NerdWallet said it had raised $64 million in its first round of funding, far more cash than it needs to run the personal finance startup, in part to underscore its growth and show it has the potential to one day be valued at over $1 billion. Once a company hits a $1 billion valuation, it becomes what Silicon Valley calls a "unicorn.
SAN FRANCISCO, May 11- Private financial technology startup NerdWallet said it had raised $64 million in an initial funding round, large even by increasingly inflated Silicon Valley standards.
It may have been cut off from Twitter’s social graph, but that doesn’t mean Meerkat’s giving up the fight in live streaming.