Data Cloud Platform as a Service, Snowflake, announces innovations in its platform and data marketplace to advance data programmability, governance and optimisation. Snowflake’s key mission is to enable organisations to mobilise data by breaking down silos and bringing diverse workloads together on a single data platform. The company claims that

Data Republic, a company that attracted millions in funding from the likes of Qantas, NAB, Westpac and Singtel for its data marketplace platform has reset its strategy and will now offer enterprise software. The company sees more potential in facilitating accessibility and innovation than in data commercialisation, and wants to

Cloud data platform Snowflake raised US$479 million in additional growth funding co-led by new investors, Dragoneer Investment Group and Salesforce Ventures. Existing Snowflake investors, including Altimeter Capital, ICONIQ Capital, Madrona Venture Group, Redpoint Ventures, Sequoia, and Sutter Hill Ventures, are also participating in the round. Download: Which-50’s Simple Fast Easy magazine

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Arq Group, an Australian digital solutions provider, has partnered with enterprise cloud data management provider, Informatica, to expand its data capabilities and empower customers to make smarter and more informed data-driven decisions. The partnership with Informatica will provide a platform for Arq Group to elevate its current suite of data