Sparkflows and the self-serve big data analytics space just got a BIG boost today. Alchemist Accelerator announced that Sparkflows Inc. is one of the 17 companies to join the Alchemist Accelerator program - Batch 16.
Alchemist Accelerator is a highly successful program that is all about helping innovators like us grow rapidly while creating business value. Along with a significant investment we now have access to Alchemist’s network, advisor faculty, guest lecturers, venture capitalists, and a number of Fortune 100 customers.
Alchemist Accelerator is a venture-backed business incubator focused on accelerating startups whose revenue comes from enterprises. The program includes a structured path to sales, customer development and fundraising, along with mentorship and a community of founders.The Alchemist Accelerator is an accelerator exclusively for startups whose revenue comes from enterprises. Alchemist team is passionate about the needs of enterprise seed ventures, and believe they are different enough to warrant a program specifically for them. The accelerator focuses on enterprise customer development, sales (direct and online), market validation, and a structured path to fundraising.
We are extremely excited and grateful for the opportunity to be a part of the Alchemist ecosystem.
Heartiest thanks to @AlchemistAcc, @rbelani, @Danielle, @AshRust for making us part Class XVI.
Just in the first week alone we have already gained tremendous value from meeting the some of the amazing coaches and mentors Jordan Kretchmer, Andrew Elliot, Nikita Shamgunov, Jeff Brown. Thanks to everyone for helping bring clarity and direction to Sparkflows.
About Alchemist Accelerator:
The Alchemist Accelerator is backed by: Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Khosla Ventures, US Venture Partners, Foundation Capital, alongside strategic corporate investors: Cisco Systems, SAP Ventures, and Salesforce.com. Most recently GE Digital has invested in Alchemist to support Industrial IoT startups. Alchemist accelerator seeds around 40 enterprise-monetizing ventures per year. The Alchemist Accelerator has backed approximately 80 startups to date. Notable acquisitions include General Electric's purchase of Berkeley-based machine learning startup, Wise.io, Cisco’s acquisition of Assemblage, Dropbox’s acquisition of Mobilespan, Otoy acquiring AppSlingr, Box acquiring Airpost, Cisco acquiring Synata, Zuora acquiring Frontleaf, and AppDirect’s acquisition of Xendo.
Sparkflows enables enterprises to build big data analytics applications 10x faster. Sparkflows is built on open source Big Data and Machine Learning Technologies (Hadoop, Spark, Kafka, HBase, Solr etc.). Sparkflows provides a visual data analytics and application development platform built natively on Apache Spark. Sparkflows comes pre-packaged with an exhaustive set of Machine Learning and ETL building blocks (100+ and growing) for most big data use cases, simplifying overall data pipeline definition and deployment. Platform provides data and business analysts an abstract application layer, which minimizes coding and maximizes configuration, drastically reducing the overall time to value to derive insights from any batch or streaming datasets.
To stay updated on our adventures at Alchemist Accelerator and progress on our website, you can follow us on Twitter @Sparkflows, @sunilsucb, @jshekhar or check out our blog.
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