We’re delighted to see the news out today that GPU-powered data analytics company, MapD has closed a $25m B Series round led by NEA, with investors including NVIDIA, Vanedge Capital and Verizon Ventures.

Occasionally you come across a company with technology which is truly jaw-dropping. The kind with an order-of-magnitude improvement over current systems. MapD is one, and we’re sure you’ll be hearing more about them. In fact, I know you will!

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Morgan McLintic is the founder of Firebrand. With over 25 years’ experience in the tech sector, he advises clients about their marketing and PR strategy. Prior to Firebrand, he was the founder of digital communications agency, LEWIS in the US, growing it to 250 staff and $35m revenue.