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Banjo Announces $100m Additional Funding Banjo announce the close of $100 million Series C led by Softbank, alongside BlueRun Ventures.
Banjo Raises $100 Million to Detect World Events in Real Time SoftBank has invested $100 million in Banjo to help the startup build software that can detect earthquake-damaged buildings in Nepal, drive-thru patterns at McDonald’s restaurants, gas-line explosions in Saudi Arabia, and dozens of other events all over the world in real time, using photos and videos uploaded to social media sites.
Banjo latest California start-up to attract big funding round The investment, which probably values Banjo in the hundreds of millions of dollars, comes despite the company generating only about $1m in revenue last year from a new line of business that it promises will “ultimately . . . bring order to the chaos of global data”.
Banjo raises $100 million, but the pressure to perform comes from within Banjo serves as a tool to give executives a detailed understanding of what’s happening anywhere in the world at a moment’s notice.
With recent $100M funding round, is Banjo the tech success Vegas has been waiting for? It seems that Vegas now has a signature success story in Banjo that it seemed to lack.
Banjo Scores $100M Series C Led By Softbank To Analyze Events As They Happen News organizations like NBC, Fox, and the BBC already use Banjo to power live social content on their television networks in order to break news before they gather traction on Twitter or Facebook. The startup’s insights can also be used to aid emergency responders and improve driving conditions.
Remember Banjo? Company just raised $100M from SoftBank to build social ‘crystal ball’ Over the past two years, the company built out a social analytics platform service to focus on selling information to other businesses, rather than fickle consumers. Apparently, it’s going well.
Banjo Raises $100M to Put Your Tweet (and More) on the Map But the company’s most impressive trick is in pattern recognition. The software can recognize changes occurring at a given place by comparing an image posted at one moment with the collective images posted of that place in the past.
Why Social Media Startup Banjo Will Strike A Chord With Marketers The service scans Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and other social networks for brand-related content—surfacing location-specific trends in real time.
Banjo: Live Events Meets Social Banjo founder and CEO, discusses how his platform works to bring live events and breaking news in real time.
Banjo on Fox NY There’s a new way to find out what’s happening anywhere in the world instantly!
The Story of a Social Media Disrupter: 2 Hackathons, a SXSW Conference, and the Boston Marathon Bombing Damien Patton, founder of Banjo, explains the series of events that led him to create a social media software that knows what is happening all over the world–immediately.
One Company Wants To Tie The Internet To The Real World What if you could see each place in the world and know what was happening there at any point in time?
The Most Important Social Media Company You’ve Never Heard Of Inc. executive editor Jon Fine discusses Banjo in Inc. Uncensored podcast series.
When it Comes to Naming Your Startup, Simple is Better Today, tech entrepreneurs seem to better understand the power of branding, choosing names like Dropbox, Banjo, Rent the Runway, Secret, Mailbox—you know, actual words.
News Flash: AI Startups are Reinventing Media New apps like Banjo claim to be tapping a new pulse on the world by mining social media, search trends, geo-location data, and other digital signals to produce new forms of breaking news instead of waiting for humans to figure out something is important and start sharing on Facebook or Twitter.
Las Vegas Startup Banjo Can Identify Major World Events Long Before They’re Reported
The Best Managers Aren’t Control Freaks
Banjo: Find Out What’s Happening Before it’s Hashtagged
‘Silicon Valley’ Show an Indicator Tide for Tech About to Ebb?
Las Vegas Startup Banjo Raises $16M to Become ‘TiVo for Social Media’
Banjo Raises $16M To Grow Its Experiential Real-Time News And Events Platform
‘The Live Internet’ Start-Up Banjo Banks $16 Million and Looks to Forge New Media Partnerships
Las Vegas Startup Banjo Raises $16M to Become ‘TiVo for Social Media’
Banjo Launches a Long-Awaited Web App at SXSW
Damien Patton: “I Want to Bring You the Things That Matter”
What 8 Years in a NASCAR Pit Crew Taught Banjo’s CEO About Pivoting
Behind the Scenes at the Super Bowl With Banjo
Trouncing Its Rivals on Engagement, Banjo Leads the Social Discovery App Race
Social Discovery Service Banjo Hits 1 Million Users in Just 9 Months
A Conversation with Damien Patton, Founder of Location-Based App Banjo [Video]