Databricks was founded in 2013 by Ali Ghodsi, Andy Konwinski, Ion Stoica, Matei Zaharia, Patrick Wendell, and Reynold Xin. In September 2023, Forbes reported that the company had a $500M funding round from Al Titan Nvidia. This funding round brought Databricks to a valuation of $43 billion. Despite the financial growth reported by Forbes, they have not officially endorsed a plan to participate in an IPO.

Databricks is an engineering and analytic software company based on AI technology. Per Forge data, Databricks has raised a total of $4.2 billion in funding over 12 rounds, with their latest funding on Sep 14, 2023, from a Series I round. Key investors include Counterpoint Global, Franklin Templeton Investments, and In-Q-Tel.

These comments should not be interpreted to mean that the company is formally pursuing or foregoing an IPO.

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What is Databricks's funding to date?

Databricks has raised $4.12B to date.
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When was Databricks founded?

Databricks was founded in 2013.
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What is Databricks used for?

Databricks is used for processing and transforming massive quantities of data and exploring the data through machine learning models.

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Who is the founder of Databricks?

Databricks was founded by Ali Ghodsi, Ion Stoica, Matei Zaharia, Patrick Wendell, Reynold Xin, Andy Konwinski, and Arsalan Tavakoli-Shiraji.

Who are Databricks's major investors?

New Enterprise Associates
Salesforce Ventures
T. Rowe Price
Franklin Templeton Investments

Databricks Funding Rounds and Last Known Valuation

Date Funding Round Funding Raised Price per Share Last Known Valuation
9/14/2023 Series I $550MM raised $XXX.XX $XXX.XX
8/31/2021 Series H $1.63B raised $XXX.XX $XXX.XX
2/1/2021 Series G $1.03B raised $XXX.XX $XXX.XX
10/22/2019 Series F $408.01MM raised $XXX.XX $XXX.XX
2/5/2019 Series E $250MM raised $XXX.XX $XXX.XX
8/22/2017 Series D $140MM raised $XXX.XX $XXX.XX
12/15/2016 Series C $60.37MM raised $XXX.XX $XXX.XX
6/30/2014 Series B $34.14MM raised $XXX.XX $XXX.XX
9/25/2013 Series A $14MM raised $XXX.XX $XXX.XX
Based on primary financings
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