Posts Tagged ‘EverString’

EverString Raises $12M to Bring Machine Learning to Clients

logo-esJonathan Vanian of GigaOM reports, “EverString, a big data startup that helps companies identify prospective sales leads and new clients though predictive analytics, has raised $12 million in a series A funding round. Lightspeed Venture Partners led the round, which also included existing investors Sequoia Capital and IDG Ventures. While there are a host of marketing analytics services in the market like Silverpop and Eloqua that businesses use to aggregate numerous sales leads and find potential customers, EverString’s technology goes beyond whatever data is hosted internally within a company and branches out to the open web, explained EverString’s co-founder and CEO, Vincent Yang.” Read more

EverString Maps Hidden Relationships Between Internet Companies

Megan Ross Dickey of SF Gate recently wrote, “How do all the companies on the Internet fit together? Where is the center? What is on the outside and moving in? Menlo Park, Ca. startup EverString has put the whole thing on a map, using artificial intelligence technology to perform semantic analysis on 900 million news sentences and counting. The company was started last September by former investment banker Vincent Yang, who are both students at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Their team includes a neural network brain scientist, NASA scientists, mathematicians, growth equity investors, event trading experts, and a professional gambler, many of them also MBA students at Stanford.” Read more