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This month we also saw a few mergers and acquisitions including American analytic data platform, Teradata Corporation, acquiring provider of big data archives, RainStar, aiming to improve Teradata’s Hadoop solutions. Automated Insights, a North Carolina-based startup backed by Associated Press and Samsung developing technology to turn raw data in narrative text, was also acquired by private equity firm Vista Equity Partners. In addition, cloud-based management firm Coupa acquired Zenpurchase, a San Francisco-based firm that offers collaborative enterprise procurement software, with the objective to intergate Zenpurchase’s technology into their platform.Companies in this month’s analysis:Mavenlink, Relaxnews, Rainstor, Webdata Solutions, Zykon, Taboola, Livefyre, Revmetrix, Sqrrl, NewCo, 6sense, Skimlinks, WeTransfer, Snapplify, News In Shorts, Automated Insights, Geniebelt, ZenPurchase, Bottlenose, Newzulu, Coupa, Teradata, Vista Equity Partners