M&A roundup – week ending 8/13/16

Palantir, a provider of a suite of software applications for integrating and analyzing data, acquired data publishing platform Silk. No financial terms of the deal were disclosed.  The Silk team would be coming to work at Palantir in an unspecified capacity. Going forward, the Silk platform will continue to operate in its current capacity, but it will no longer be updated. It will not provide technical or customer support to new or existing Silk accounts any longer, nor will it be doing any further development work or adding new features to the hosted Silk.co product. Founded in 2009, Silk, which is based in Amsterdam and San Francisco, had raised $3.66 million in venture funding from Atomico Ventures and New Enterprise Associates. PlanetRisk, a data visualization and analysis company, acquired Analytic Strategies, a provider…


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