Top Big Data startups to watch in 2024

You might not realise it but big data has a profound impact on our everyday lives. From helping companies improve operations and provide better customer service to creating solutions to the biggest problems across industries - think medicine, transport and education. Big data is everywhere. And, businesses that understand and use big data effectively have a competitive advantage over those that don't. Why? Because they're able to make faster and more informed business decisions, allowing them to grow and scale more quickly.

The Top Three

XAPIEN

Using cutting edge artificial intelligence and natural language processing technologies, Xapien is transforming how organisations understand who they’re doing business with. Emulating the complex process of human-led research, Xapien creates an executive-level report on any person or organisation, anywhere in the world in minute
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BEAUHURST

Beauhurst is a subscription-based data platform that provides information on over 45,000 high-growth companies in the UK as well as the wider ecosystem of investors and accelerators.
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Gro Intelligence

Gro Intelligence is an AI-powered insights company providing decision-making tools, solutions and analytics to the food, agriculture, and climate economies and their participants. Put simply, Gro Intelligence helps to forecast agricultural and climate trends.
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XAPIEN

Using cutting edge artificial intelligence and natural language processing technologies, Xapien is transforming how organisations understand who they’re doing business with. Emulating the complex process of human-led research, Xapien creates an executive-level report on any person or organisation, anywhere in the world in minute
Why we’re excited:
While Google is a great source of information, you’re still required to do some level of due-diligence to determine the relevance of the information shared. Xapien expedites this process by doing this for you so every piece of information shared is fully sourced. This helps you to make confident and auditable decision-making.
Founded by:
Founded date:
2018
Funding:
Seed £6M
# Employees:
11-50
Location:
London, England
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BEAUHURST

Beauhurst is a subscription-based data platform that provides information on over 45,000 high-growth companies in the UK as well as the wider ecosystem of investors and accelerators.
Why we’re excited:
Beauhurst is the ultimate research tool. It’s easy to use, making it the best way to discover, track and understand ambitious businesses, from emerging life sciences startups and government-backed fintechs to unicorns, spinouts and scaleups. What’s not to love?
Founded by:
Founded date:
2010
Funding:
N/A
# Employees:
51-200
Location:
London, England

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Gro Intelligence

Gro Intelligence is an AI-powered insights company providing decision-making tools, solutions and analytics to the food, agriculture, and climate economies and their participants. Put simply, Gro Intelligence helps to forecast agricultural and climate trends.
Why we’re excited:
We all know that there are not enough hours in the working day to achieve everything we set out to do - especially when it comes to life at a startup. That’s why we love Gro Intelligence - it makes collecting data and receiving valuable and actionable insights more efficient than ever. Leaving businesses (like you) free to make data-led decisions that will actually make a difference. We’re all for it.
Founded by:
Founded date:
2014
Funding:
Series B US$ 117.6M
# Employees:
51-200
Location:
New York, U.S.A
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Charm Therapeutics

Charm Therapeutics is on a mission to use insights gained from 3D deep learning to discover and develop new drugs for diseases like cancer.
Why we’re excited:
Finding a cure for diseases like cancer will take a lot of time, hard work and require significant advances in medicine. We believe Charm Therapeutics' has the capacity to kickstart this process by helping to discover new science and medicines that can improve care for individuals suffering from these diseases in the future. Any company that helps prevent cancer is one, we are backing.
Founded by:
Founded date:
2021
Funding:
Series A US$ 82.7M
# Employees:
11-50
Location:
London, U.K

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Atom Learning

Atom Learning is an educational technology company providing education and secondary school exam preparation for children aged 7–11. Combining industry-leading learning resources with powerful technology to create a personalised learning experience, Atom Learning is the UK’s fastest growing and most innovative online learning platform.
Why we’re excited:
Atom’s impressive technology enables children to progress at their optimal learning pace while also providing parents and teachers with real-time feedback on areas of strength and development. We love Atom Learning because it will provide all children wherever they are and whatever their background with an affordable, high-quality education.
Founded by:
Founded date:
2018
Funding:
Series A US$ 25M
# Employees:
51-200
Location:
London, U.K
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Conduktor

Conduktor enables organisations to improve productivity and unlock business value by helping them to work confidently with their entire data streaming lifecycle. Development teams can improve the way they use Apache Kafka to build tests, fix issues quickly, and improve their infrastructure with enterprise-grade security.
Why we’re excited:
Working with data isn’t always straightforward. It can take up hours of your time and it can leave you with a headache. We believe Conduktor will change that. By helping engineering teams harness the power of real-time data the platform will help to supercharge productivity, drive efficiency and accelerate project delivery.
Founded by:
Founded date:
2020
Funding:
Series A US$ 22M
# Employees:
11-50
Location:
New York, U.S.A
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Bobsled

Bobsled is a cross-cloud data sharing platform that makes it painless to share data between any data lake or warehouse. Bobsled enables product and data teams to share data products directly into a customer or partner’s preferred analytical environment without ever leaving their own.
Why we’re excited:
Bobsled is on a journey to transform the way businesses collaborate on data across the cloud - something we think could make achieving the next big breakthrough easier. Why? Because data powers innovation and improving access to data is essential to achieving that breakthrough.
Founded by:
Founded date:
2021
Funding:
Series A US$ 24M
# Employees:
11-50
Location:
Los Angeles, California, U.S.A
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Deepnote

Deepnote is a notebook that brings teams together to explore, analyse and present data from start to finish. It is Jupyter-compatible with real-time collaboration, in the cloud.
Why we’re excited:
All too often data professionals are expected to work in silo and digest specific segments of data. We all know this isn’t how data analysis works. We love Deepnote because it creates a collaborative space for data teams of all sizes to organise, share, and scale knowledge. The result? Greater communication with the whole team.
Founded by:
Founded date:
2019
Funding:
Series A US$ 20M
# Employees:
11-50
Location:
Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.A
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Secoda

Secoda is the first AI powered copilot for your data stack. Secoda is the only all-in-one data catalogue, lineage, and documentation workspace to power critical business decisions.
Why we’re excited:
We all dream of having a single source of truth for our data. And, Seconda has the ability to make this dream come true. Not only does Secoda save data teams time it provides revenue teams with better data and faster. Put simply, Secoda ensures the right data is always available and easily accessible. What’s not to love?
Founded by:
Founded date:
2020
Funding:
Series A US$ 20M
# Employees:
1-10
Location:
Toronto, Canada
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Rasgo

Rasgo is the no-code, low-code, and fully automated solution for data prep and visualisation. Rasgo is unique because it enables users to create valuable and trusted insights from data without ever leaving the data warehouse.
Why we’re excited:
Rasgo enables analysts and citizen data scientists to answer questions from data in minutes, not hours or days. Rasgo is inventing a new way of doing cloud data prep with a next-gen solution enabled by the latest cloud data warehouse technologies.
Founded by:
Founded date:
2020
Funding:
Series A US$ 20M
# Employees:
11-50
Location:
New York, U.S.A
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