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Investors have pumped $3.6 billion into startups focused on big data this year. Not too shabby: It’s almost three quarters of all the money that’s gone into such companies from 2008 to 2012, according to a new infographic out today from burgeoning site Big Data Startups.
The infographic includes a roundup of the 10 data startups that have grabbed the most funding to date. Here are the top five:
The infographic also lists the biggest investors in big data startups. Lightspeed Venture Partners comes out on top. Big data companies in Lightspeed’s portfolio include Informatica, MapR, Origami Logic, Qubole, Real Time Genomics, and TimesTen.
Sequoia Capital, IA Ventures, Khosla Ventures, and New Enterprise Associatesalso all have many big startups in their stables.