Tuesday, 03 June 2014
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DataSift Wins Best B2B Startup Category at Prestigious The Europas Awards

DataSift Wins Best B2B Startup Category at Prestigious The Europas Awards

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - June 13, 2014 - DataSift, the leading social data platform, announced today it received The Europas Award for the "Best Enterprise, Software as a Service or B2B Startup" category in a London ceremony on Tuesday evening.

For the past five years, The Europas have celebrated the most forward thinking, progressive and innovative technology companies in more than 20 categories and are considered the premier award for Europe's hottest startups as defined by the startup and investor communities. DataSift was recognized for the strength of its flagship social data platform, which is used by more than 1,000 customers worldwide, as well as for its ability to attract significant investment from the venture capital community. "DataSift was founded on a vision of the strategic impact social data would have on business," said Nick Halstead, DataSift founder and CTO. "We have worked hard to create a platform that not only processes massive volumes of messy, unstructured data, but does so in real-time, and our team are honoured to be recognized by The Europas." The DataSift platform allows businesses to easily aggregate, filter and extract meaning from social data and other enterprise data sources and put it to work -- gathering market insight, understanding customers more deeply, measuring results, optimizing campaigns and more. The DataSift platform processes two billion social interactions from thousands of sources in real-time every day, including Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr and Sina Weibo, and business data from sources such as LexisNexis, going beyond simple keyword searches, allowing precision filtering that speeds time-to-value while reducing costs.

About DataSift

DataSift Inc. is the leading social data platform with more than 1,000 customers in 40+ countries. DataSift is driving a revolution in corporate decision-making by making it easy for applications to incorporate the use of real time and historical Social data intelligently and easily into data analysis. The DataSift platform enables companies to easily aggregate, filter and extract useful data from the billions of public social conversations on Twitter, other leading social networks and millions of other sources. DataSift powers hundreds of applications across a wide variety of industries including retail, telco, high tech, consumer packaged goods and agencies. DataSift has offices in San Francisco, New York, Canada, and Reading, U.K. For more information, visit and follow us on Twitter @datasift.

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