Infosys cofounder Gopalakrishnan invests in big data co Crayon

Appeared on The Economic Times BENGALURU: Singapore and Chennai-based big data company Crayon Data has received an undisclosed investment from InfosysBSE 3.06 % cofounder Senapathy (Kris) Gopalakrishnan. The investment is part of Crayon’s Series A2 round of funding. Previous investors include Jungle Ventures, Tata Sons chairman emeritus Ratan Tata, Mitsui & Co, and a host of […]


Working for a mission, not a boss: Interview with Suresh Shankar

I had a brilliant opportunity to interview Suresh V. Shankar, founder of Crayon, at Slush Singapore 2016. At the conference, he spoke about his experience—and the difficulties he faced—as an entrepreneur. He also talked about how he overcame them. Suresh sold his previous company, RedPill Solutions, to IBM in 2009. However, his entrepreneurial journey did […]


IITs revoke ban on big data company Crayon Data

NEW DELHI: All IITs (Indian Institutes of Technology) Placement Committee (AIPC) has revoked the ban on big data company Crayon Data with offices in Singapore and India. Crayon Data was among the 31 companies that recently barred by the AIPC as they failed to honour their placement commitment to IIT students. Big data company, which […]


Crayon Data enters Indian shores, allies with GroupM

Singapore based big data start-up, Crayon Data is setting up India operations in association with WPP’s media agency conglomerate GroupM. Mindshare, one of the GroupM agencies, is all set to bring its global alliance with Crayon Data to the Indian market. Mindshare and Crayon Data aim to map the browsing history of millions of Indian […]


Ratan Tata invests in award winning big data start-up, Crayon Data

  Singapore based company, creators of the next generation of Choice Engines – gets Tata’s support and validation Singapore/Chennai – November 24, 2015 – Ratan Tata, Chairman Emeritus of Tata Sons, has made a personal investment of an undisclosed amount in Crayon Data, one of Asia’s fastest growing big data companies. Today, enterprises all over […]


Mindshare chooses Crayon Data as their big data partner to launch FAST

Singapore based Crayon Data joins Mindshare and industry leaders GroupM, Kantar, WPP Data Alliance and Jivox to create revolutionary, real-time marketing solutions. Crayon Data to provide customized analytics services for FAST Hub. Singapore/Jakarta – October 23, 2015–  In 2014, Crayon Data, one of the most innovative big data start-ups in the world, entered into a […]