Big data startup SpaceCurve cuts staff, CEO departs

SpaceCurve, a big data startup specializing in building a platform that stores and analyzes streaming data tied to sensors and other connected devices, laid off a number of staffers on Wednesday, GeekWire has learned. “There were some personnel changes at SpaceCurve yesterday. Some positions were eliminated and we are in the process of filling new… Read More


Big data startup SpaceCurve lands $10 million

SpaceCurve, which is developing a big data platform that it says provides “instantaneous intelligence” for location-based services, commodities and other markets, today is announcing that it has raised $10 million in venture funding. Investors in the deal include Triage Ventures, Reed Elsevier Ventures and Divergent Ventures. The money will be used to fund the Seattle company’s… Read More


SpaceCurve claims Big Data record after processing petabytes of data per day

Seattle big data startup SpaceCurve announced today that it has set a real-time Big Data performance record for ingesting streaming data and spitting out numbers immediately for queries. SpaceCurve ran a full-blown analytics test on Tweet records that averaged 2,500 bytes in size and included location, user and time information. The rate of operation was done at millions… Read More


Big data startup SpaceCurve lands $3.5 million

Seattle big data startup SpaceCurve has pulled in $3.5 million in new financing, including investments by Reed Elsevier Ventures and new investor Triage Ventures. Total funding in the 12-person startup, which moved to Seattle from Silicon Valley, now stands at just over $6 million. SpaceCurve has yet to start rolling out its service to customers, but… Read More


Tech Moves: Microsoft tech evangelist named Aditi CTO; Microsoft’s China CEO quits; etc.

Wade Wegner, the former director of technical evangelism at Microsoft, has been named chief technology officer at Bellevue-based Aditi Technologies. At Microsoft, he was responsible for leading the team that played a role in driving Microsoft’s technical strategy for the cloud computing platform Windows Azure. He was also the co-host of Microsoft’s Cloud Cover Show… Read More