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StartupYard and GoodData Partner to Provide Big Data Platform to European Startups

StartupYard and GoodData Partner to Provide Big Data Platform to European 
Startups 
Successful Teams in the Data, Search and Analytics Round Will Gain
Exclusive, Free Access to Cutting-Edge Technologies 
PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC and SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) --
01/08/14 --  GoodData(R), the leader in cloud business intelligence,
and StartupYard, a mentor-driven seed accelerator based in Prague,
today announced a partnership to provide select startups with free
access to the GoodData platform. StartupYard is recruiting applicants
for its fourth round until January 31st with the theme of Data,
Search and Analytics. 
"Having free access to an open and flexible data platform can save
early stage startups huge amounts of time and money that would be
spent on building similar technologies internally," said Cedric
Maloux, Managing Director of StartupYard. "Companies accepted to this
round will benefit from a bleeding-edge platform that already serves
Fortune 500 companies around the world, allowing them to focus on
what they do best: innovate and grow." 
GoodData powers analytics for over 100 independent software vendors
(ISVs) through one end-to-end platform that delivers integration,
storage, analysis, visualization and collaboration around structured
and unstructured data. Through this partnership, startups will access
the full platform and pre-release technologies including JavaScript
SDK, columnar storage Data Storage Service (DSS) and an open Cloud
Data Application Platform. GoodData plans to make these technologies
generally available in 2014. 
"The beauty of an open platform is that it encourages innovation and
fresh ideas," said Roman Stanek, founder and CEO of GoodData. "We are
excited to collaborate with some of the smartest, most creative teams
in Europe as they build incredible data products." 
On top of the three-month accelerator program and perks worth 250,000
Euros, StartupYard will provide selected teams with free
accommodations and air travel from anywhere in Europe to Prague. 
For more information on the partnership and technology, visit the
GoodData Blog.  
About StartupYard
 StartupYard is a seed accelerator for technology
startups. Its goal is to help companies to build a viable product,
launch fast and prepare to attract funding. Since 2011 StartupYard
has accelerated 22 companies, of which 17 are still active, 8 have
raised angel capital, and 3 were acquired. StartupYard is a member of
Global Accelerator Network and is based in Prague, Czech Republic.
For more information, read our blog, visit our website and follow
@Startup_Yard on Twitter. 
About GoodData
 GoodData is the only cloud-based business
intelligence platform that enables more than 100,000 global companies
to unlock the power of their data, get fast answers to
business-critical questions, easily integrate, analyze, visualize and
share data, and build a culture of innovation. GoodData is
headquartered in San Francisco and is backed by Andreessen Horowitz,
Fidelity Growth Partners, General Catalyst Partners, Next World
Capital, Tenaya Capital, TOTVS SA, and Windcrest Partners. For more
information, read our blog, visit our website and follow @gooddata on
Twitter. 
Copyright2013 GoodData Corporation. All rights reserved. GoodData is
a trademark of GoodData Corporation in the United States and other
jurisdictions. Other names used herein may be trademarks of their
respective owners. 
GoodData Contact
Juliet Barbara
415-697-3542
juliet.barbara@gooddata.com 
 
 
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