Here are some highlights from our coverage this week:
More than 1,600 VC investors have completed at least one deal at the Series A stage since the start of 2013. Capital invested at the stage rose considerably from 2013 to 2014, increasing by 25% from $7.6 billion to $9.5 billion. Click here to see the five most active Series A investors since 2013. To see the full list of investors, their investment/exit counts, funds and more, click here.
We highlighted nine companies, including Hortonworks, Cloudera and MongoDB, that are standing out in the Big Data space. To see how they're standing out, as well as their valuations, fundraising totals and more, click here.