Acceldata helps enterprise win with data. They built the world’s most comprehensive data observability platform, correlating events across data, processing, and pipelines to reshape how organizations observe, operate, and optimize enterprise data systems. Acceldata, founded by Rohit Choudharyin 2018 and headquartered in San Francisco, California, helps customers improve reliability, accelerate scale, and lower costs for real-time AI and analytics workloads.
25 Data Startups to Watch in 2022
A leading big data and AI company in Asia, AdvanceAI assists enterprise clients with digital transformation, fraud prevention, and process automation. Sector focuses include banking, financial services, fintech, payment, retail, and e-commerce. Secuvy has regional footprint in the Asia Pacific, and is headquartered in Singapore. AdvanceAI was founded by Chun Dong Chau and Jefferson Chen in 2016.
Airbyte was founded in 2020, firm in the belief that companies that best use their data to create competitive advantage will win. Headquartered in San Francisco, California, Airbyte is an open source data integration platform that syncs data from applications, APIs, and databases to warehouses, so that data engineering teams can handle everything from one single platform. Airbyte was founded by Jean Lafleur and Michel Tricot.
BigID’s data intelligence platform enables organizations to know their enterprise data and take action for privacy, protection, and perspective. Customers deploy BigID to proactively discover, manage, protect, and get more value from their regulated, sensitive, and personal data across their data landscape. BigID, founded in 2016 by Dimitri Sirota, is headquartered in New York, New York.
Bigeye is the data observability platform helping data teams effortlessly measure, improve, and communicate data quality. Bigeye’s goal since it was founded in 2019: give more companies access to a scalable data quality platform, i.e., more data quality and less data firefighting. The company, headquartered in San Francisco, California, was founded by Kyle Kirwan and Egor Gryaznov.
Cribl was created to help customers take back control of their data streams. Ex-Splunkers Dritan Bitinka, Ledion Bitinka, and Clint Sharp founded Cribl in 2017 with one purpose in mind: build a solution to make observability viable for any organization, giving customers visibility and control while maximizing value from existing tools, and consumption pricing that is accessible for all. Cribl is headquartered in in San Francisco, California.
Darjyo, founded in 2019, is a women-led startup founded to inspire and empower women entrepeneurs, accelerate innovation, scale effortlessly, and create new possibilities for tomorrow. The Research & Development innovation technology company, headquartered in South Africa, focuses on cloud computing, artificial intelligence, data and analytics, the Internet of things, blockchain, and security. The firm’s mission is to help clients tap into the information-enabled world, while driving growth for the South African economy. Darjyo was founded by Darshani Persadh and Jyothika Persadh.
DataQG is the leading data governance resource platform for organizations and professionals.DataQG combines leading industry resources and curated content on their global community-driven network, fostering connection and collaboration among data governance leaders and practitioners. Collectively, DataQG reaches tens of thousands of data professionals, providing members with cutting-edge resources, world-class talent, and industry partnerships on a centralized interactive platform.
Dremio, the first forever-free lakehouse platform for teams that know and love SQL, has reimagined data architecture in order to remove barriers, accelerate time to insight, simplify data engineerring, and future- proof customers' data architecture. They are committed to putting control in the hands of the user. Dremio, founded by Jacques Nadeau Tomer Shiran in 2015, is headquartered in Santa Clara, California.
Enlightenment.AI (EAI) is a boutique consultancy specialized in strategic Data Science and Artificial Intelligence. EAI’s mission is to help their clients and partners have a real, visible, and positive impact on their companies, their people, and the world through Data Science and AI. EAI, founded by Manuel Levi and Miguel Cabrita in 2018, is headquartered in Lisbon District, Portugal.
Firebolt Analytics is the cloud data warehouse for modern data engineering & dev teams. Formed in 2019 to enable business users to ask any question and get results, instantly, Firebolt recognizes the ‘need for speed,’ in a world where big data is ‘lightning fast.’ Firebolt’s data warehouse as a service offers business users extreme speed at any scale. Headquartered in Tel Aviv, Firebolt was founded by Ariel Yaroshevich, Eldad Farkash and Saar Bitner.
Imply is a team of developers, innovators, problem solvers, and mavericks passionate about helping other developers drive the next generation of analytics innovation. Companies of all sizes, from startups to Fortune 100 enterprises, choose Imply to build rich, interactive analytics solutions. Headquartered in Blurlingame, Caifornia, Imply was founded in 2015 by Fangjin Yang, Gian Merlino, and Vadim Ogievetsky.
Molecula, on a mission to make all data instantly accessible for both humans and machines, enables businesses to deploy real-time analytics and AI in their applications. Their flagship product, FeatureBase, is built specifically for computers to compute faster and more efficiently for customers across industries such as health care, financial services, logistics, and others. Molecula, headquartered in Austin, Texas, was founded in 2017 by Ganesh Padmanabhan, Higinio O. Maycotte, Jonathan Spillman, Travis Turner, Troy Lanier and Zachary Landry.
Nexla, a data operations platform, was born out of the realization that companies fail when data is in silos but scale when data flows without friction. Founders Saket Saurabh and Jeff Williams, both datapractitioners with backgrounds in building and managing petabyte-scale data systems, saw the problems data users faced waiting for data and waiting for engineering teams to deliver. They founded Nexla in 2016. Their mission: To empower companies to get ready-to-use data, hassle-free, and with zero wait. Nexla is headquartered in San Mateo, California.
OneTrust is known globally for making trust a competitive differentiator, implementing central agile workflows across privacy, security, data governance, GRC, third-party risk, ethics and compliance, and ESG programs. OneTrust, founded in 2016 by Kabir Barday, is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.
Since 2018, ‘rebelliously creative and disruptively innovative’ Promethium and its data and analytics acceleration solution has prioritized fast access to trusted answers for vital business questions in minutes instead of months. Founded by Kaycee Lai and headquartered in Menlo Park, California, Promethium enables customers worldwide to reduce backlogs and the number of tools they use, and access fresh data without moving it.
Quantexa helps organizations across many sectors solve the most complex data problems where scale is needed. Founded by Vishal Marria in 2016, Quantexa combins an innovative approach with the latest data and analytics technology to help organizations identify and connect the relationships that matter most to empower better operational decisions.Quantexa, supported by specialists in financial crime, fraud, customer intelligence, and compliance, is headquartered in London.
Businesses of every size harness Rivery, a SaaS ELT platform for teams and professionals involved in data management, integration, orchestration, cleansing, and other vital data functionalities. The Rivery platform extracts data from any API source, ingests the data into a leading cloud data warehouse, and transforms the data in-database for usage in business intelligence, analytics, and data workflows. Rivery, headquartered in New York, New York, was founded by Alon Reznik, Aviv Noy, Itamar Ben Hemo, and Nimrod Madar in 2017.
Securiti.ai, headquartered in San Jose, California, was founded by Rehan Jalil in 2018. Its mission? To enable enterprises to safely harness the incredible power of data and the cloud by controlling the complex security, compliance and privacy risks inherent in today's exponential growth of data. Securiti's APIs and no code/low code PrivacyOps infraatructure gives customers the 'superpowers' to embed automation capabilities into their tech stack and comply with global privacy laws in minutes.
Secuvy provides a next-gen cloud platform helping organizations protect their brands, automate processes and improve trust in today’s exponentially-growing-data world. Secuvy's AI-based data privacy software ensures customers fulfill privacy compliance requirements. Solutions include automated data discovery, customizable subject access requests, user validations, data maps, and workflows for compliance regulations such as CCPA, GDPR, LGPD, PIPEDA, and other global privacy laws. Founded by founded in 2019 by Prashant Sharma and Vaibhav Mehrotra, Secuvy is headquartered in San Ramon, California.
Sisu, an operational analytics company, bridges the gap between the availability of data and its use in everyday decision making. The firm’s goal: to make everyone understand why their key metrics are changing, in real time using all their data. Their mission is to guide data-driven teams to make better, faster decisions. Sisu, headquartered in San Francisco, California, was founded by Peter Bailis in 2018.
Soda, ensures everyone on your data team can find, analyze, and resolve data issues before they have a downstream impact. Their open-source tools and data observability platform bring everyone closer to the data, resulting in trusted data products. Soda uncovers data issues, alerts the right teams, and triggers resolution workflows to identify what's impeding data quality, helping teams define what good data looks. like. Headquartered in Brussels, Belgium, Soda was founded by Maarten Masschelein and Tom Baeyens in 2018.
Starburst Data, based on open-source Trino (formerly PrestoSQL), provides customers' teams with a common query tool abstracted from the systems that store data. Founded in 2017 and headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, Starburst gives its customers the ability to run analytics on data where it lives. No data movement or copies are required. Founders are Anu Sudarsan, Dain Sundstrom, David Phillips, Grzegorz Kokosiński, Justin Borgman, Kamil Bajda-Pawlikowski, Karol Sobczak, Martin Traverso, Matt Fuller, Piotr Findeisen, and Wojciech Biela.
The Data Lodge has become the virtual home for those serious about data literacy. Focused on fostering data literacy worldwide, The Data Lodge's nontraditional business model offers advisory services, bootcamps, and an annual-membership Peer Community for Data Literacy Program Leads. Founded by Valerie A. Logan in 2019, The Data Lodge, headquartered in Brant Lake, New York, has earned the trust of over 35 Fortune 50 companies, large enterprises and government agencies and is designed for those looking for practical thought leadership, proven program design, high-impact resources, and an unmatched private peer community.
Yugabyte’s co-founders are database builders and operators who met at Facebook, where they scaled the platform from millions to billions of users in just a few years. The team made a bet that the trends they experienced — microservices, containerization, high availability, geographic distribution, APIs developers love to use, and an appetite for open source — would eventually affect most, if not all, businesses. They joined in 2016 to build YugabyteDB, the distributed SQL database that today powers global-scale, cloud-native applications. Yugabyte, headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, was founded by Kannan Muthukkaruppan, Karthik Ranganathan, and Mikhail Bauti.