Business Objects Vets Raise $6 Million For Business Analytics Software Startup Visier

Visier, which builds ‘analytic applications for human resources’, has raised $6 million in funding according to an SEC filing published this morning. It’s the startup’s first institutional venture funding round since its inception in 2010.

Notably, Visier was co-founded by ex-Business Objectives chief and SAP exec John Schwarz (CEO) and Ryan Wong (CTO), who held senior engineering roles at Business Objects and, after their acquisition by SAP, was the VP of Engineering for the SAP Business Objects BI platform and tools.

Furthermore, former SAP SVP Dave Weisbeck (CSO) is also part of Visier’s management team.

Basically, Visier’s mission is to help companies identify important insights about their business and deliver them to human resources decision makers in an enjoyable way using nifty visualization techniques (see video below to get an idea).

Visier describes it as building ‘analytic applications for people’ on its website.

The business analytics startup invites companies to sign up for a free demo.

We’ve contacted Visier to see which investors are backing the fledgling company.