Xconomy reports on UW CSE startup GraphLab:
“In the course of a mere 14 months, Seattle startup GraphLab Inc. has gone from a computer science professor and a few colleagues creating open source software to analyze graph datasets to a 25-person company with a new, full-fledged system for building predictive applications that draw on a range of data types. Their customers include Exxon and Pandora.
GraphLab, which grew from the machine learning work of co-founder and CEO Carlos Guestrin …, raised $6.75 million from Madrona Venture Group and New Enterprise Associates last May. Business and technology luminaries from around Seattle, including Jeff Bezos, joined together to recruit Guestrin to the University of Washington in 2012 …
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