Periscope Data Raises .5M Led By DFJ To Build Its “Tableau For Data Scientists”

As data scientists continue to become an ever-prominent part of the IT team in any business (not just tech businesses), we’re seeing the emergence of more products and services that are built to cater specifically to them. Periscope Data is a startup that has built a platform for data scientists to create fast but highly detailed and customised visualisations — think Tableau, but for engineers — and it has raised $9.5 million in funding.The Series A round is led by DFJ’s Josh Stein, a new investor in the company, along with participation from two previous backers, Susa Ventures and Eric Schmidt’s Innovation Endeavors. Started in 2012 by ex-Googler Harry Glaser (who is now Periscope’s CEO) and ex-Microsoftie Tom O’Neill, Periscope has a number of other notable early fans who invested in its angel…


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