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Tresata Announces First For the World Partnership with Davidson College


blog-details-userBrittany Box

blog-details-eye-slashMay 2, 2014



 Tresata and Davidson College announced a partnership launching Tresata’s For the World initiative. For the World was created by Tresata as a means to give back by using big data and its next-generation predictive analytics applications to address social challenges.

Tresata chose education as the first area of focus. With Davidson, Tresata hopes to show how big data technologies and analytics can further our understanding of what ails the education system and uncover potential solutions.

“We could not have asked for a better first partner than Davidson College,” said Abhishek Mehta, Founder and CEO of Tresata. “Not only do they share our passion for building the best educational framework for future generations, but in Carol they also have a leader with the vision and drive to make it happen.”

“It is a privilege to collaborate with Tresata and leverage big data to understand what helps talented students from different backgrounds most thrive, in college and beyond,” said Carol Quillen, President of Davidson College. “Tresata is making it possible for us to think in new ways about the higher education experience. We are excited about what we have already discovered and look forward to implementing new strategies to ensure even greater success for our diversifying pool of students.”

Tresata’s For the World application process is now open and any not-for-profit in the field of education can apply to get access to free software and data scientists from Tresata (apply here:

About Tresata

Tresata builds next-generation predictive analytics applications that automate the discovery of knowledge. This software allows enterprises to use all their data to get, grow and keep customers and runs in Apache Hadoop, the leading open source data analytics platform. Tresata is recognized as the leader in the rapidly emerging Big Data sector offering analytics applications that help enterprises monetize big data™.

About Davidson College

Davidson College offers students myriad opportunities to work with renowned faculty on original research and creative endeavors. The college fosters a community of trust, as articulated by the Honor Code, and an unwavering commitment to access and equal opportunity through The Davidson Trust. Nearly one-quarter of Davidson’s students compete in Division I athletics, and 80 percent study or work internationally.


Katie Levans, 815-404-1761 
Davidson College
Meredith Beaton Didier