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About Inkiru

Inkiru has developed an active learning system that combines real-time predictive intelligence, big data analytics and a customizable decision engine to inform and streamline business decisions. In June 2013, Inkiru was acquired by Walmart through @WalmartLabs. The valuation of Inkiru was undisclosed. Other terms of the deal were not released.

Headquarters Location

101 University Avenue

Palo Alto, California, 94301,

United States

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Inkiru Patents

Inkiru has filed 1 patent.

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Latest Inkiru News

@WalmartLabs Blog: We Predict Big Data Will Move Much Faster

Jun 12, 2013

Monday, June 10, 2013 We Predict Big Data Will Move Much Faster @WalmartLabs has been speeding along building best-in-classe-commerce technologies that combine with the assets of the world’s biggestretailer to deliver a unique customer experience. And, we’re findinggreat opportunities to go even faster by bringing in new teams and technology.We’re thrilled to announce that Inkiru will be joining @WalmartLabs, thetechnology arm of Walmart Global eCommerce. Inkiru has developed an active learning system thatcombines real-time predictive intelligence, big data analytics and acustomizable decision engine to inform and streamline business decisions. The similarities between Inkiru and @WalmartLabs are uncanny, with both havingan innovative spirit and the ability to leverage big data to improve thecustomer experience. Inkiru‘s predictive analytics platform will enable us tofurther accelerate the big data capabilities that @WalmartLabs has propelledforward at scale…including site personalization, search, fraud prevention andmarketing. Walmart’s data scientists will now be able to work with big datadirectly and create impact faster than ever before. We are also pleased to welcome Inkiru’s many talented datascientists and infrastructure engineers who are helping to shape the future ofcommerce. Amongthose joining us are Vijay Raghavendra, a technology executive with expertisein building and scaling commerce, payments and risk management platforms andapplications for virtual goods and traditional online retailers; Jaya Kolhatkar, a preeminent data scientist who has held many successful roles building and leadingdata science teams in commerce and payments; and Yitao Yao, asoftware architect and visionary with 20+ years of experience in architecting,designing, and implementing large scale software systems. In addition, Inkiru’s founder, Alok Bhanot,will join @WalmartLabs as a full time advisor to help the team deliver the nextgeneration predictive analytics platform. With this latest addition, we are taking  another big leap forward  in delivering great customerexperiences…anytime, anywhere. Posted by

Inkiru Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • Where is Inkiru's headquarters?

    Inkiru's headquarters is located at 101 University Avenue, Palo Alto.

  • What is Inkiru's latest funding round?

    Inkiru's latest funding round is Acquired.

  • Who are the investors of Inkiru?

    Investors of Inkiru include Walmart and Harrison Metal.

  • Who are Inkiru's competitors?

    Competitors of Inkiru include Predictix.

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