Infosys’ Kris Gopalakrishnan invests in big data and AI startup Crayon Data

Singapore/Chennai/Bengaluru –7 November, 2017 Mr. Senapathy “Kris” Gopalakrishnan, Infosys co-founder, has made a personal investment in Crayon Data, one of Asia’s hottest big data and AI companies. The investment is part of Crayon’s Series A2 round of funding. Previous investors include, Jungle Ventures, Tata Sons chairman emeritus Ratan Tata and Mitsui & Co., Ltd. and many prominent angels. Speaking on the investment, Kris Gopalakrishnan said, “I see that the future…

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Crayon Data selected to join Amadeus Next

Singapore based creators of the next generation of Choice Engines, poised to shape the future of travel Singapore/Chennai – 4 May, 2016 – Crayon Data, one of Asia’s fastest growing big data companies has been selected to be part of Amadeus’ Asia Pacific travel technology startup community, Amadeus Next. The community was created to mentor, nurture and partner with startups, and to evolve new and original ideas in travel, and support go–to–market efforts. Crayon, with…

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Deep bows. Firm handshakes: Mitsui & Co., Ltd. invests in award winning big data start-up, Crayon Data

Singapore based company, creators of the next generation of Choice Engines, gets support and validation from Japanese conglomerate. Singapore/Chennai – Feb 24, 2016 – Mitsui & Co., Ltd. has made an investment of an undisclosed amount, in Crayon Data, one of Asia’s fastest growing big data companies. This announcement comes hot on the heels of Ratan Tata’s investment into Crayon Data last year. This partnership marks the beginning of Crayon’s journey…

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Crayon Data looks to scale up presence in Europe, US and Middle East

This news appeared on Financial Express. Crayon Data is set to scale up its presence in Europe, US and Middle East as part of its 2015 market strategy, after making substantial inroads in developed markets. Accredited as one of the most successful and innovative big data companies in 2014 by global platforms such as TiEcon and CEBIT; Crayon has successfully built products, entered highly strategic partnerships with Mindshare and IBM…

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The O Alliance Announces Newest Affiliate: Crayon Data

his news story appeared in Yahoo News NEW YORK: The O Alliance today announced the addition of Crayon Data to its network of world-class, transformational Affiliate members, with expertise in key areas designed to support retailers’ efforts to unlock value and achieve greater profitability. Expanding on The O Alliance’s existing best in class consultancy suite, Crayon Data is a Big Data firm with core proficiencies utilized in the financial and…

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Mindshare partners with Crayon Data to boost its planning

Mindshare, the flagship media agency of GroupM, has forged a partnership with big data company, Crayon Data to power its planning, insights and consultancy offering. The partnership will help in rolling out adaptive solutions for marketers, providing the ability to not only identify different consumer profiles and segments, but also target and track those profiles across a range of media channels, including social media and video. For Mindshare, this partnership…

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Crayon Data gets global recognition

India (Chennai) and Singapore based Crayon Data has been declared winner at TieCon 2014 held at Santa Clara US, in which it competed with top 50 global technology startups, shortlisted from 2800 companies worldwide. The start-up has been getting attention lately at other global forums as well. Crayon Data was shortlisted among top 50 global finalists at Code_n (Code of the New) Awards at Europe’s largest technology showcase Cebit 2014,…

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Maya from Crayon Data shortlisted for IBM challenge

Crayon Data, a new generation big data analytics company focused on simplifying the world’s choices, announced it has been selected as one of the top list of companies for the IBM’s Watson Mobile Developer Challenge. The short list allows Crayon’s entry, the Maya Personal Choice Assistant, to compete for a chance to tap the power of Watson’s powerful cognitive computing capabilities. “We are absolutely delighted Maya has made the top…

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Jungle Ventures Invests Rs 7.3 Crore In Crayon Data

Data analytics firm Crayon Data has received funding from Singapore-based Jungle Ventures as it prepares to expand operations in overseas markets. Singapore-government-owned Spring Seeds Capital also participated in the deal. Crayon, founded by two graduates of the Indian Institute of Management in Calcutta, raised Rs 7.3 crore in this latest round. It has now received a total of Rs 27 crore in venture capital from leading angel investors like Meng…

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10 Emerging Analytics Start-ups in India to Watch in 2014

Each year we publish a list of analytics startups in India that are making all the right noises and showcases the most potential among newcomers. Below is the list for this year. Read 10 Emerging Analytics Start-ups in India to Watch in 2013 Crayon Data Founded in Singapore in 2012 and with a development centre in Chennai, Crayon’s vision is to create a big data platform that can process large…

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