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  • San Francisco, CA
  • 51 to 200 Employees
  • 2010
  • Company - Private
  • Computer Hardware & Software
  • Unknown / Non-Applicable

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We are DataSift. The hottest Big Data platform company in the world. Privacy is fast becoming the defining issue of the digital era. Our platform enables brands, marketers and agencies to analyze and act on billions of interactions on the world’s largest social platforms - ...
Mission: Empower organizations to harness the power of Human Data in real-time.

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DataSift Reviews

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Tim Barker
Tim Barker
6 Ratings
Jun 15, 2015Helpful (2)
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"Fun and Challenging, lots of Opportunity"

Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in United States
Positive Outlook
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I have been working at DataSift full-time for more than a year


One of the more interesting places I've worked. Lots of opportunity to carve out what you want to do - a young company without a lot of bureaucratic overhead. If you're looking for a place with rigid


The challenge of working with teams in the UK, New York and San Francisco can mean some days are long, or sometimes meetings fall at inconvenient times. Communication is email-heavy, but that beats

Advice to Management

Keep the culture strong as we grow. Keep focusing on hiring the right people. Don't be afraid to take risks, but make sure we all know why you did.
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DataSift Interviews

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Applied online38%

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    Junior Data Scientist Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Reading, England
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    Positive Experience
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    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at DataSift (Reading, England)


    Screening telephone followed by a full day on site to work with them on a mini project. Had 2 meetings over the day, one to discuss progress and another one to evaluate results and the entire process. Overall I enjoyed the experience, people were helpful and positive and the interview was a good mix of challenging and interesting.

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Company Updates

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Jul 17, 2015

DataSift is proud to be included on the AlwaysOn 2015 'Top Global 250 Private Companies' list.

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Jul 13, 2015

Nick Halstead, founder and CEO of DataSift, was recently named one of @FinancialTimes 50 top tech entrepreneurs in Europe. Congratulations Nick!

DataSift Awards & Accolades

  • Best Service or ApplicationSan Francisco Business Times Names2015
  • Tech and Innovations AwardSan Francisco Business Times2014

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