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Tamr raises $10 million

Data unification and AI-based analytics company Tamr has closed a $10 million funding round. The investment includes participation from Pear Tree Partners and Granite Hill Capital Partners. The new financing is in addition to the company’s recent $18 million raise in July.

Tamr has appointed new board observers in conjunction with its recent financing — John McClellan, partner at Pear Tree Partners; Masataka Otomo, Venture Capitalist at SBI Investment; and Mona Vernon, CTO of Thomson Reuters Labs.

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