NEWS11 January 2013

Mobile network big data tech firm Guavus gets $30m

US — Guavus, a big data analytics provider that counts mobile network operators among its clients, has closed a $30m round of new funding.

The seven-year-old firm is backed by Investor Growth Capital, which led the round, with participation from QuestMark Partners and Guavus’s early-stage backers Artiman Ventures, Sofinnova Ventures and Intel Capital.

Guavus’s technology takes network, device, content and subscriber data and analyses it to help companies manage the technical aspects of running a mobile network as well as supporting sales, marketing and customer service functions by identifying patterns in customer behaviour.

Founder and Anukool Lakhina (pictured) previously worked for Intel Research and Sprint Labs.