Funding/investors: $35M in funding from Carrick Capital in June, 2015.
Focus: This 18-year-old consulting and services company uses its Fluid Analytics Engine to help clients across vertical markets put analytics to work in their business processes. Saama even hosts a big data event in San Francisco in February called Intuition that features big shot data and analytics execs from companies like Cisco, Microsoft and Wells Fargo. Showing that it’s not like all the other companies, Saama actually collected its first institutional capital last summer as it expands its business geographically, such as in Pune, India and Columbus, Ohio.
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