30 May, 2014
Big Data Landscape CategoryData as a Service
HQSan Francisco, CA
Kaggle is a privately-held company that provides predictive software and data modeling to a variety of industries, with a special focus on the energy industry. Many of the solutions offered by Kaggle are produced out of public and private contests, in which data scientists from all over the world compete to find optimal solutions to complex data science problems. These models are used to assist energy firms in making financial and operational decisions.
Founder: Anthony Goldbloom
CEO: Anthony Goldbloom
2010: Kaggle founded
2011: Kaggle receives first round of venture capital funding (Series A) totalling $11 million from Data Collective, Gil Elbaz, Hal Varian, Index Ventures, Khosla Ventures, Max Levchin, SV Angel and Yuri Milner
2013: Kaggle opens a second line of business, focused on delivering solutions to the energy industry
Kaggle is headquartered in San Francisco, California, USA.