30 May, 2014
Big Data Landscape CategoryData as a Service
DataSift is a technology company that builds cloud-based software for analyzing data collected from social media outlets (Twitter, Facebook etc. ) as well as other sources. Specifically, the DataSift platform lets users standardize, filter, curate and deliver the social data most critical to their businesses.
Founder : Nick Halstead
CEO: Rob Bailey
2010: DataSift founded; DataSift receives $1.5 million in seed funding from David Richmond
2011: Nick Halstead steps down as CEO to become CTO; Rob Bailey appointed CEO
2013: DataSift VEDO processing engine released
DataSift is privately-held company with offices in Reading, UK; San Francisco, California, USA; and New York City, New York, USA.