The 10 Top Big Data Startups Of 2018 (So Far)

Civis Analytics

CEO: Dan Wagner

Civis Analytics develops data science software that businesses and organizations use to improve how they identify and engage with their customers. The cloud-based Civis Platform, which includes data science tools and a predictive dataset, helps companies develop smarter strategies and make better decisions.

Founded in 2013 and based in Chicago, Civis Analytics works with consulting service companies and is now developing a more comprehensive channel strategy.

The company's investors include Verizon Ventures, Drive Capital and Google Chairman Eric Schmidt. The company lists Airbnb, Verizon and the American Red Cross among its early customers.