SOURCE: Ayasdi


May 21, 2013 10:00 ET

Ayasdi Recognized for 'Big Data' Innovation With Four Industry Awards

Just Four Months After Launch, Ayasdi's Pioneering Approach Using Topological Data Analysis (TDA) Is Creating a New Standard for Big Data

PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwired - May 21, 2013) - Ayasdi ( today announced that it has received several industry awards in the last few weeks, just four months after its official company launch. The recognition reflects the excitement around Ayasdi's pioneering approach to helping solve some of the world's most complex and expensive problems such as cancer research, energy exploration, fraud detection, and terrorism prevention. Ayasdi enables organizations to automatically find insights in complex data and to discover answers to questions they did not know to ask. By eliminating the need to formulate initial hypothesis and write queries, Ayasdi's approach allows data scientists and domain experts to reveal breakthroughs in minutes.

The San Francisco Business Times Tech and Innovation Award: This award recognizes innovative companies that are solving incredibly challenging problems while growing and creating jobs in the Bay Area. Ayasdi company was celebrated last Thursday at the San Francisco Business Times Tech and Innovation Awards reception. Among the other companies recognized for their innovation and impact were last year's enterprise IPO breakout Splunk, the leading file sharing service Dropbox, and the popular disruptive car sharing service Uber.

AlwaysOn's 2013 OnDemand Top Private Companies to Watch Award: AlwaysOn is a business media brand connecting and informing the entrepreneurial community in the global Silicon Valley. The 2013 OnDemand 100 Top Private Companies were selected based on five criteria: innovation, market potential, commercialization, stakeholder value, and media buzz. Ayasdi was listed as a 2013 Company to Watch.

2013 Marketers that Matter Award: Launched by The Sage Group and sponsored by The Wall Street Journal, the Marketers That Matter award recognized Jeff Yoshimura, Ayasdi's VP of Marketing as the 'Big Data' Marketer of the Year. Other winner included marketing executives from Google, VMware, Visa, PayPal, and Intel. In addition, Jeff was one of six finalists for B2B Marketing Executive of the Year.

CRN's 2013 Big Data 100 in the Business Analytics Category: CRN's 2013 Big Data 100 list is developed by the CRN editorial team and identifies vendors that are bringing innovative products and services to market that help businesses manage Big Data. Ayasdi was chosen because, "its software finds patterns and relationships within large sets of data by highlighting their underlying geometric shapes."

Earlier in the month, Ayasdi was named as a "Cool Vendor in Life Sciences, 2013," report by Gartner.

"To be honored for our technology, innovation, and leadership is a significant step for us in our mission to transform how the world uses data to solve complex problems," said Gurjeet Singh, Co-Founder and CEO of Ayasdi. "These industry accolades will help motivate our team to continue building world-class technology and driving success and breakthroughs for our customers."

About Ayasdi
Ayasdi brings a pioneering approach to solve the world's most complex problems with the first Insight Discovery platform that automatically discovers insights from data. Founded in 2008 after a decade of research at Stanford, DARPA, and NSF, Ayasdi uses Topological Data Analysis (TDA) to reinvent how we find knowledge from data without asking questions, writing queries or code. By pairing hundreds of mathematical algorithms with machine powered intelligence, Ayasdi enables end users and domain experts to discover knowledge from massive datasets in seconds to minutes, often finding answers to questions that one would not know to ask of their data. Funded by Khosla Ventures and FLOODGATE, Ayasdi's customers include some of the world's largest organizations in government, financial services, oil and gas, and life sciences. To learn more, visit or follow us @ayasdi.

Ayasdi helps the world's biggest and most sophisticated organizations discover breakthroughs that change how we all live and work. People who share this passion can view Ayasdi career opportunities at

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