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Summary:

Veteran entrepreneur, investor and founding Vertica Systems CEO Andy Palmer has some thoughts about the most-important trends and promising startups in the data space. Here’s what he had to say during our Structure Show podcast this week.

Andy Palmer

The infrastructure layer of big data is largely solved, which means startups that want to make a difference might need to look up at applications and analytics. So says veteran entrepreneur, investor and founding Vertica Systems CEO Andy Palmer, who was a guest on our Structure Show podcast this week, opining about all things startup.

Palmer lives in Boston and is very familiar with the startups there, but he has his eye on Silicon Valley, too. These are some of the trends, companies and projects he thinks are the hottest right now, but be sure to listen to the whole show to hear even more — including a lesson on the importance of public transportation to a thriving startup scene.

Data integration/curation

Analytics

Visualization

Database as a service

Obviously, this isn’t an exhaustive list of cool startups or hot trends (mine wouldn’t look exactly the same), but think it’s pretty good. Listen, assess and share your thoughts in the comments.

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  1. Nikhil @ MobileJury.com Sunday, September 15, 2013

    Most of the startups like to work in the big data space.

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