Salesforce just bought a 4-person startup founded by former Oracle and eBay engineers

Robert Galbraith/ReutersSalesforce CEO Marc Benioff Salesforce just made another move in the data analytics space by acquiring a small startup called MinHash, a company that specializes in marketing intelligence. The announcement was made through MinHash’s website, where it said, “At Salesforce, we will continue to pursue our passion for search, data science and machine learning on a much broader scale, as part of the world’s #1 CRM company.” MinHash’s service will shut down on January 21, according to its website. TechCrunch first reported the acquisition. The company didn’t disclose the financial terms of the deal. Salesforce confirmed the acquisition but declined to provide furher comment. MinHash is a four-person startup founded in 2014 by engineers hailing from Oracle and eBay. Its cofounder Naren Chittar spent over 5 years at eBay’s Search Engine…


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