ClearStory Data Gets Investment

nPalo Alto-based ClearStory Data, a developer of big data visualization tools, said yesterday that it has scored a funding round from Google Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz, Khosla Ventures, and angels. Financial terms of the investment were not disclosed. ClearStory, which is headed by Sharmila Shahani-Mulligan, said it is looking to make it easier for users to conduct self-drive, big data exploration. The firm is addressing the difficulty and skills currently needed to tap big data stores for information. Angels in the round include Andy Rachleff (Benchmark, Wealthfront), Anand Rajaraman and Venky Harinarayan (Walmart, Junglee, Kosmix ), Tim Howes (RockMelt, Netscape), and Nitin Donde (EMC, 3Par, Aster Data). More information »