Looker Takes $2M From First Round And PivotNorth To Build ‘A Sequel To SQL’ For Business Intelligence

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http://techcrunch.com – Looker Data Sciences, a business intelligence startup founded by an early lead engineer from Netscape and LiveOps, is today emerging from stealth mode and announcing $2 million in funding from First Round Capital and PivotNorth to build out its business based on a new, easier-to-use approach to SQL called LookML — what it describes as a “sequel to SQL.” Already with 20 companies on its platform, Santa Cruz-based Looker is part of that trend we’ve been seeing for a while now of a new class of enterprise startups looking to disrupt the status quo with a new approach that (IT news)