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Chevy Chase-Based NEA Increases Investment in MapR Technologies

New Enterprise Associates (NEA), the Chevy Chase-based venture capital firm, said on Tuesday it has increased its investment in Silicon Valley's MapR Technologies, developer of an Apache Hadoop data analytics platform. The investment was part of the company's $30 million third round, led by new investor Mayfield Fund. NEA also participated in each of the company's first two rounds. MapR, which now has raised $59 million since its inception, said it will use the proceeds to expand into the Asia-Pacific region, following last year's expansion into Europe, as well as to bolster research and development activities.

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