Talis Capital (Talis), a London-based venture capital firm focused on early-stage technology companies, today announced it has led a $3 million seed funding round into Edge Intelligence (Edge), developer of the first geographically distributed analytics platform built for both edge computing and hybrid cloud environments.
Existing investors in Edge Intelligence include Jerry Yang, co-founder of Yahoo; Scott McNealy, co-founder of Sun Microsystems, as well as Morado Venture Partners and Wellington Partners. In partnership with Talis and its other investors, Edge Intelligence will invest further in building out its pre-sales, sales, marketing and support functions as well as in expanding its product portfolio, with new analytics solutions required by telecommunications providers and cable multiple system operators.
Revenues for big data and business analytics are expected to grow to more than $260 billion by the end of 2022, according to IDCs Worldwide Semiannual Big Data and Analytics Spending Guide. The challenge remains for companies to gain timely access to data being generated at the edges of their networks and to gain actionable insight. Edge Intelligence has built a unique solution for the centralized management and analysis of geographically distributed data. In doing so, it is changing the archaic way in which companies implement secure, scalable and high-performing big data architectures. Its patented technology solution supports fast, secure access to data that may reside in thousands of locations.
Data is critical for digital transformation success, yet it is becoming increasingly difficult to gain actionable insight from data. Transferring large volumes of data across geographies takes too long, costs too much, and increases data privacy concerns, said Kate Mitchell, co-founder and CEO of Edge Intelligence. We’ve developed a new approach to analytics, making it faster and easier to analyze vast amounts and types of globally distributed data generated by devices, machines and sensors “ whether the data is seconds or years old. By keeping data close to where its generated without ever having to move the data, organizations gain near real-time, actionable insight to improve operational efficiency, profitability and gain a competitive advantage.
As the growth of the Internet of Things continues, Edge Intelligence has created an innovative solution whose analytics capabilities far outstrip the outdated methods of managing and analyzing data, that are currently available in the market, said Matus Maar, Managing Partner at Talis. We greatly look forward to partnering with Kate and the entire team at Edge, as they embark on this next, exciting phase of growth.
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About Edge Intelligence
Edge Intelligence has developed the industrys first distributed analytics platform built for both edge computing and hybrid cloud environments. Communication providers, enterprises and government entities are able to efficiently store, analyze and process all types of data across geographies without physically moving it. Edge Intelligence directly overcomes the challenges that must be addressed to instantly realize actionable insight from big data. Customers gain near real-time intelligence from data whether it is seconds or years old which is critical to success with their digital transformation efforts. To learn more, visit us at www.edgeintelligence.com.
About Talis Capital
Talis Capital is a London based venture capital firm and has completed over $500m of transactions since 2009. The fund counts some of the fastest growing tech start-ups in its portfolio “ Darktrace, Onfido, Iwoca, Luminance, Pirate Studios – among many others.
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