Alation provides an enterprise collaborative data platform which empowers people to find, use and govern data for better, faster decisions. Alation combines the power of machine learning with human insight to automatically capture information about what the data describes, where the data comes from, who’s using it and how it’s used. 

Redwood City, US
Size (employees)
116 (est)+13%
Alation was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in Redwood City, US
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Alation Office Locations

Alation has an office in Redwood City
Redwood City, US (HQ)
600 Seaport Blvd #310, CA 94063, USA
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Alation Financials and Metrics

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Total Funding

$32 m

Latest funding size

$23 m

Time since last funding

a year ago


Alation's latest funding round in July 2017 was reported to be $23 m. In total, Alation has raised $32 m
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Alation Operating Metrics

Alation's Customers was reported to be 70 in Y, 2017.
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Alation News and Updates

Behavior I/O: How AI and human brains mix for big data insight

Big data software makers are throwing every possible technology at the business insight and monetization problem with little success. Perhaps taking a step back from machine intelligence to human intelligence would yield better results. “The science experiment phase of the big data world is over; pe…

Data is only valuable when used by people to make better decisions

Doing business in the modern world means collecting data. However, data that’s locked up in storage isn’t worth much to corporations. Neither, really, is processed data. For data to be useful, it must be part of a decision, leveraging artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies to aid …

Icon leads $23 mln funding round in Alation

Redwood City, California-based Alation, a provider of an enterprise collaborative data platform, announced it has raised $23 million in Series B funding. Icon Ventures led the round, which included Harmony Partners and returning investors Costanoa Ventures and Data Collective. As part of the funding…

Alation raises $23 million for its data cataloging software

Alation, which provides software that allows businesses to have a single source of reference for their data, today announced funding of $23 million, in a round led by Icon Ventures. New investor Harmony Partners, as well as existing investors Costanoa Ventures and Data Collective, also joined. Alati…

Alation strives to solve the data quality debate

As companies become inundated with new sources of data and analytics tools, the quality of the data becomes a factor in determining how to process it. The sheer amount of data being generated is a making it difficult to ensure high-quality analytics and processing, according to Satyen Sangani (pictu…
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