ClearStory Data, a Palo Alto, CA-based company that is developing a new tool for users to conduct self-driven big data exploration, has received an investment of undisclosed amount.
Backers include Google Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz, Khosla Ventures and a number of individual investors including:
– Andy Rachleff, founder of Benchmark Capital and CEO at Wealthfront;
– Anand Rajaraman and Venky Harinarayan, Senior Vice Presidents at Walmart Global e-Commerce and co-founders of Junglee and Kosmix;
– Tim Howes, co-founder of Rockmelt and ex-CTO Netscape, and
– Nitin Donde, former executive at EMC, 3Par and Aster Data.
Co-founded by CEO Sharmila Shahani-Mulligan, John Cieslewicz and Vaibhav Nivargi, ClearStory Data allows business users to gather and explore big, diverse, dispersed data from corporate data sources, Hadoop and the Web in order to gain quick insights and discover new business opportunities.
The company is currently hiring engineers (firstname.lastname@example.org).