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Market Trends: Technology Shifts Mean More Venture Capital Investments for Business Intelligence and Analytics Startups

Published: 18 September 2015

ID: G00279238

Analyst(s): Vassil Mladjov


The BI and analytics market — the most active technology sector in terms of Internet-based VC deals — will grow to $20 billion by 2019. CEOs at startups with innovative BI products should seize the opportunity to secure funding for growth while demand from customers and interest from VCs is strong.

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Market Trend

  • Key Trends in the BI and Analytics Space
    • The Shift to the Personal and Data Discovery
    • A Shift in Buying Trends
    • VC Investments in the BI and Analytics Space Are on the Rise
    • VCs Are Investing in BI Vendors With Innovative Business Models
  • Deal Sizes in the BI Space
  • Investments by Funding Stage in the BI Space
  • Most Active BI VCs in the U.S.

Vendors to Watch

  • VC Investor Profiles
    • Accel Partners
    • Andreessen Horowitz
    • New Enterprise Associates (NEA)
    • General Catalyst
    • 500 Startups
  • Active Corporate VC Investors in the BI Space
    • Bloomberg Beta
    • Google Ventures
    • Salesforce Ventures
    • Comcast Ventures
    • Qualcomm Ventures
  • Funding Raised Before Exit
  • Exits in the BI Space
  • Conclusion

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