eccenca European Data Innovator Award 2016 goes to RapidMiner
Leipzig - 1st July 2016
General Manager and Co-Founder of RapidMiner Ralf Klinkenberg receives the European Data Innovator Award at the European Data Forum in Eindhoven, Netherlands.
For the fourth time, eccenca sponsors the European Data Innovator Award which is given to companies, organizations, or individuals with an outstanding success story in the data economy.
This year, the EDI Award goes to RapidMiner, the industry’s leading open source predictive analytics platform, which empowers enterprises to include predictive analytics in any business process. RapidMiner’s solution makes predictive analytics lightning-fast for today’s modern analysts, radically reducing the time to unearth opportunities and risks.
The story of RapidMiner started in 2001 at Dortmund University and has been a success story right from the start. During the research phase RapidMiner already achieved more than 100.000 downloads. Now, RapidMiner is one of the fastest growing IT companies in Europe and has more than 500.000 users world-wide. RapidMiner has raised EURO 35 million of Venture Capital funding and is positioned as a Leader in the Gartner 2016 Magic Quadrant for Advanced Analytics Platforms.
From left to right: Ralf Klinkenberg was handed over the award by eccenca’s CEO Hans-Christian Brockmann and Marta Nagy-Rothengass, European Commission, DG CONNECT.