Number of employees: 1-5
Investors: Index Ventures, Khosla Ventures, Max Levchin, SV Angel, Hal Varian, Start Fund
Kaggle is a platform for data prediction competitions that allows organizations to post their data and have it scrutinized by the world's best data scientists. In exchange for a prize, winning competitors provide the algorithms that beat all other methods of solving a data crunching problem. Most data problems can be framed as a competition.