For many companies, the use of Big Data platforms, Applications and Analytics has shifted from the periphery to an increasingly mission-critical role in business operations. Clustered data storage systems for hosting the vast amounts of data are often seen as offering high data availability right out of the box.
In today's venture environment, there is an abundance of capital available for investment. According to research firm CB Insights, Corporate VCs alone invested $24.9B in 2016 and 53 new Corporate Venture units made their first investment in the first half of 2016,
One of the most common questions that a start-up gets asked is "how much money are you raising"? But how do you answer this most inevitable question during your fund raising process? While the question may seem a simple one, there are 3 types of answers we encounter and each one of them triggers a different set of signals.