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Mitsui & Co has made an undisclosed investment in big data company Crayon Data, which will help the latter strengthen its products and foray into the Japanese market. The investment includes a business service agreement, under which Mitsui will support the launch of Crayon Data’s products in Japan, and the expansion of its customer assets, […]
26 Feb 2016
Singapore-based big data startup Crayon Data is setting up India operations in alliance with WPP-owned media investment management firm GroupM and its subsidiary Mindshare. Ratan Tata had recently invested an undisclosed amount in Crayon Data. “Together, GroupM, Mindshare and Crayon Data aim to map the taste of millions of Indian consumers, which will allow enterprises […]
10 Dec 2015
Ratan Tata, Chairman Emeritus of Tata Sons, has made a personal investment of an undisclosed amount in Crayon Data, one of Asia’s leading big data companies. Founded by Srikant Sastri and Suresh Shankar in 2012, Crayon Data is a big data startup with a global vision to ‘simplify the world’s choices’. Crayon Data currently has a team of […]
24 Nov 2015
The Mobile Marketing Association’s sixth Asia-Pacific Forum wrapped up in Singapore this week, with a focus on the latest mobile shopping trends across Asia and the rise of startups as key fronts for mobile marketing. (See also YourStory’s coverage of the MMA summits from 2014 and 2013, and mobile insights from the Communicasia conference.) “Content, […]
21 Nov 2015
As we are gearing up for TechSparks 2014, applications for TECH30 have started pouring in in overwhelming numbers. Some really exciting products with exceptional use of technology and world class innovation are being in various corners of India. But when we walk down memory lane, we see some insanely awesome startups that were a part of […]
18 Aug 2014
With ever increasing volumes of data, companies have started stressing a lot on how to make sense accurately from this and hence the filed of Big Data has emerged. From retail to telco and pharma to digital marketing, data and analytics are becoming core to the business. While the world has now woken up to (and how!) and is engulfed in this boom, Crayon Data founder and CEO, Suresh Shankar has been part of this space since early 2000, with his first startup RedPill Solutions Pte Ltd., when there was no real market to speak of.
11 Jul 2013