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March 25, 2014

The Billion-Dollar Startup Club

The Journal and Dow Jones VentureSource are tracking companies that are valued at $1 billion or more by venture-capital firms
March 25, 2014

Hortonworks joins the Hadoop IPO race with $100M funding round

The company bagged $100 million in Series D financing from asset management powerhouse BlackRock, Passport Capital and all of its existing backers.
March 25, 2014

BlackRock is Latest to Back Silicon Valley Startup With Mega Deals

BlackRock, which manages $4.3 trillion, led the $100 million round in database software maker Hortonworks Inc.
March 25, 2014

Hortonworks Lands $100m Round to Grow Hadoop

Enterprise Hadoop vendor Hortonworks has landed $100m in venture capital ahead of its planned IPO sometime next year.
March 25, 2014

Deals of the Day: Hortonworks Raises $100 Million

Hortonworks Inc., a Sunnyvale, Calif.-based provider of Hadoop database software, has raised $100 million in fourth-round funding.
March 25, 2014

Hortonworks Loads Up $100M to Keep Fighting the Hadoop Fight

“We’re here to innovate the core of Hadoop and expand it as a data platform, do it all 100 percent in open source, and leverage the ecosystem to move the market much faster,” Bearden said.
March 25, 2014

Hortonworks raises $100 million in funding, eyes M&A

Bearden said part of the funds would be used for strategic and tuck-in acquisitions to expand the core of its Hadoop business, and to grow the company internationally.
March 25, 2014

Hadoop Player Hortonworks Closes $100 Million Round Led by BlackRock

Today Hortonworks, the Hadoop company spun out of Yahoo, announced that it has raised $100 million in a funding round led by the investment firms BlackRock and Passport Capital.
March 25, 2014

Hortonworks Raises $100M At $1 Billion-Plus Valuation for Big Data and Hadoop

Hortonworks Inc., whose Hadoop software has been a big driver of the current interest in Big Data, raised $100 million at a valuation of more than $1 billion as it prepares to go public sometime in 2015.
March 25, 2014

Hortonworks Raises $100M to Scale its Hadoop Business

Hadoop vendor Hortonworks has closed a fourth round of venture capital worth $100 million.
March 25, 2014

BlackRock Backing Hortonworks Shows Startup Megadeal Era

BlackRock Inc. - the firm that manages $4.3 trillion - is leading a $100 million investment in database software maker Hortonworks Inc.
March 25, 2014

Big Data Crawls Out of the Trough in 2014 #GigaOmLive

If you’ve followed the big data hype long enough, you know that every year — since 2011 — was supposed to be big data’s big year.
March 25, 2014

Hortonworks Will Be a $1 Billion Company Within 4 Years, Says CEO

Hortonworks CEO Rob Bearden laid out some ambitious goals for the company at the Gigaom Structure Data conference Wednesday.
February 14, 2014

Hadoop 2 opens new vistas beyond current UK data management practice

The capabilities of Hadoop, the open-source technology stack for big data analysis, recently got a lot bigger.
February 13, 2014

Horton sees Red and goes killer

Apache Hadoop "leading contributor" Hortonworks recently snuggled up closer with Red Hat to produce what the firms like to call a "joint go-to-market initiative" featuring collaborative customer support and platform plug ins.
February 13, 2014

Microsoft and Hortonworks : Code-committed BFFs

Did you ever think you’d live in a world where the ‘oracle of proprietary software’, Microsoft, would be a leader in committing code to open source?
February 11, 2014

Red Hat, Hortonworks hook up for Hadoop

Red Hat and Hortonworks have vowed to work together to make it easier to run Hortonwork's Hadoop Data Platform (HDP) with Red Hat's JBoss set of middleware, and other Red Hat enterprise software.
February 10, 2014

Red Hat and Hortonworks unveil Hadoop big data collaboration

The alliance between open-source enterprise software firm Red Hat and Hadoop distro company Hortonworks has produced its first commercial offspring.
February 10, 2014

Microsoft SQL Server and the Big Data Play

In this article, I’m going to introduce big data in the cloud, but focus more attention towards on-premise big data.
February 10, 2014

Hadoop made easier, courtesy of Red Hat and Hortonworks

Red Hat and Hortonworks join forces to make Hadoop easily deployable across public and private clouds

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