10 Top Big Data Startups in 2024

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Here at Startup Savant, we love startup culture. That’s why we identified the most exciting, innovative, and creative big data startups to watch in 2024 and beyond. From data that can redefine how we use genetic technology, to AI that tracks the market and keeps an eye on competitor prices, these are the hottest big data startups to follow. 

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Big Data Companies to Follow

Every year, new startups pull to the forefront of their industry through exciting innovation and industry-disrupting business models. We’ve rounded up the most exciting big data startups of 2024 that startup-lovers, investors, and aspiring entrepreneurs should follow. 

Disclaimer: With so many exciting startups launching and growing worldwide, we aren’t able to cover them all. Furthermore, the startups that are listed below are not officially ranked and are listed in no particular order.

1. Airbyte

Location: San Francisco, California
Funding: $181.2 Million

Airbyte is an open-source data extraction platform that helps businesses test and verify existing data pipelines. The company is dedicated to challenging existing data extractions by other big data companies to improve data sets and generate better business outcomes. Currently, it is building commercial cloud and enterprise editions of its data engine that will have even more capabilities. 

2. Umbrella

Location: George Town, Cayman Islands
Funding: $4 Million

Umbrella develops proprietary algorithms in the blockchain that provide companies access to decentralized oracles (data feeds) and their data points that provide insights into volatility, stocks, real estate, cryptocurrencies, and more. Companies use this information to gain analytical insights to make better business decisions.

3. FourKites

Location: Chicago, Illinois
Funding: $241.5 Million

FourKites is a supply chain visibility platform that provides logistic companies with real-time data to be able to overhaul their supply chains to meet and exceed customer demand and expectations. Companies that partner with FourKites save money and improve the customer experience.

4. Genome Insight

Location: Daejeon, South Korea
Funding: $29.7 Million

Genome Insight is working to improve healthcare at the genetic level utilizing big data to translate patient genomic data fast and accurately. The company uses both technology and science to aggregate genetic sequences to find patterns that improve patient care. Genome Insight’s main areas of focus are genomics-driven precision oncology, solutions for rare and orphan diseases, infectious and inflammatory disease models, and high-end genomics research techniques.

5. MetaMarkets (Acquired by Snap)

Location: San Francisco, California
Funding: $57.8 Million

MetaMarkets analyzes and makes sense of market data to help companies make more sales, pitch better, and achieve more ROI from their advertising and marketing campaigns. The company uses big data to determine what customers want, what their buying habits are, and even when they’re most likely to make a purchase. The company’s driving goal is to make analyzing big data accessible to everyone. 

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6. Bigeye

Location: San Francisco, California
Funding: $66 Million

Bigeye is a big data analytics company that helps companies clean up their data and find anomalies that may distort data accuracy. The company’s mission is to improve data veracity (i.e., how accurate or truthful data is). With better data mining techniques and cleaner data, companies are able to make wiser business decisions that produce better outcomes.

7. DataStax

Location: Santa Clara, California
Funding: $342.6 Million

DataStax is a real-time data company enabling businesses to build industry-disrupting, data-driven applications that can help them compete and grow. It is a serverless environment in the cloud that offers pay-as-you-go storage to over half of Fortune 100 companies. The company offers a multi-cloud data stack built on Apache Cassandra which makes large data storage possible and easily accessible. 

8. Deepnote

Location: San Francisco, California
Funding: $23.8 Million

Deepnote is a special communications platform for data scientists and analytics professionals. Deepnote is where the industry goes to collaborate and develop some of the world's best innovations in big data management and advancement. Fittingly, it is based in San Francisco like most of the other big data companies on our list.

9. Sniffie

Location: Helsinki, Southern Finland, Finland
Funding: €2.4M

Sniffie is a big data company that specializes in utilizing artificial intelligence (AI) to follow competitor pricing, find their top-selling items, and more. It also acts as a software as a service (SaaS) to modify and change prices in real time for companies to be as profitable as possible. For companies in the ecommerce industry, Sniffie can be quite valuable in sniffing out competitor analytics.

10. Yugabyte

Location: Sunnyvale, California
Funding: $291 Million

Yugabyte is a big data storage company operating an open-source SQL database. It primarily serves customers in cybersecurity, financials, as well as technology companies, specifically those companies creating the Internet of Things (IoT). 

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