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Algolia is a company that develops a search-as-a-service platform. It enables developers and product teams to build, optimize, and personalize search and discovery experiences for users. The platform also comprises products for automatic extracting and enriching website content, A/B testing, analytics, and personalization.

HQSan Francisco, CA, US
Employee Ratings4.2
Overall CultureB+

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Employees (est.) (Sept 2021)532(+4%)
Job Openings56
Revenue (Y, 2018)$31.4 M(+107%)
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at Algolia

Nicolas Dessaigne

Nicolas Dessaigne

Co-Founder & CEO
Bernadette Nixon

Bernadette Nixon

Julien Lemoine

Julien Lemoine

Co-Founder and CTO
Gaetan Gachet

Gaetan Gachet

Chief Strategy Officer
Adanech Getachew

Adanech Getachew

General Counsel/Registered In-House Counsel in CA
Ashley Stirrup

Ashley Stirrup

Chief Marketing Officer
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Algolia Office Locations

Algolia has offices in San Francisco, Atlanta, New York, Paris and in 2 other locations
San Francisco, CA, US (HQ)
301 Howard St #300
Atlanta, GA, US
3280 Peachtree Rd 7th Floor
New York, NY, US
40 Wooster St
New York, NY, US
450 Broadway 5th floor
Paris, FR
55 Rue d'Amsterdam
Paris, FR
55 Rue d'Amsterdam
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Algolia Financials and Metrics

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Algolia total Funding

$335.3 m

Algolia latest funding size

$150 m

Time since last funding

2 months ago

Algolia investors

Algolia's latest funding round in July 2021 was reported to be $150 m. In total, Algolia has raised $335.3 m. Algolia's latest valuation is reported to be $2.3 b.
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Algolia Revenue

Algolia's revenue was reported to be $31.4 m in Y, 2018 which is a 106.6% increase from the previous period.

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Algolia Operating Metrics

Algolia's Customers was reported to be 9 k in May, 2020.
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33.46 k33.46 k


823.46 k823.46 k

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Algolia Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
SeaUrchin.IOMarch 14, 2018

Algolia Cybersecurity Score

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Algolia Online and Social Media Presence

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Algolia News and Updates

Daily Crunch: $150M Series D vaults search-as-a-service provider Algolia to $2.25B valuation

Hello friends and welcome to Daily Crunch, bringing you the most important startup, tech and venture capital news in a single package.

Search API startup Algolia raises $150 million at $2.25 billion valuation

Algolia has raised a $150 million Series D funding round at a post-money valuation of $2.25 billion. Compared to the Series C round from October 2019, the company’s valuation has more than quadrupled. It means that Algolia is now a unicorn with a valuation above $1 billion. The company is best known…

‘Search-as-a-service’ API platform Algolia raises $150M

Search-as-a-service platform Algolia has raised $150 million in a series D round of funding led by Lone Pine Capital.

Search startup Algolia raises $150M at $2.25B valuation

Algolia Inc., a startup that enables companies to add an artificial intelligence-powered search bar to their websites, has closed a $150 million funding round at a valuation of $2.25 billion, four times what it was worth after its previous capital raise. Announced this morning, the round follows a …

Algolia Advances API-First Software Development; Valuation Soars to $2.25 Billion With $150 Million Series D Funding

Company Valuation Near QUADRUPLES Since Series C Funding; Hypergrowth Underscores Market Demand for Composable APIs That Deliver Real-Time Dynamic Experiences Company Valuation Near QUADRUPLES Since Series C Funding; Hypergrowth Underscores Market Demand for Composable APIs That Deliver Real-Time Dy…
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Algolia Blogs

Composable Commerce: how to help in-store sales associates find products easily by optimizing inventory management

In the previous blogs (on ecommerce product discovery and in-store kiosk and store locators), we covered how a Composable Commerce approach enabled you to leverage your product catalog to engage directly with shoppers. But shoppers are not the only audience that benefit from a seamless access to thi…

Composable Commerce: How to build an In-Store Product Search Kiosk and Store Locator

Continuing with our series on composable commerce, we’ll demonstrate two apps that bring together the increasingly popular combination of online and physical shopping. Imagine. Shoppers in a busy retail store want to know if a product is available in a different color. Instead of waiting for an avai…

Search personalization 101: how to capitalize on personalized search and discovery

When you need to find or buy something online, do you want to feel like the company “knowsâ€� you? Perhaps suggesting other items that you might like? When you type in a search query, do you like seeing the search engine’s “thoughtfulâ€� guesses at what you want? Some people find this type of …

How to optimize your streaming service’s Media Discovery to help viewers find appealing titles

Each year, the streaming-video landscape becomes more competitive. Major media players, like Amazon, Disney, and Netflix dedicate huge resources and funds to their constant development and improvement, iterating their algorithms to best please their audiences while protecting their subscriptions and…

Composable Commerce: How to improve omnichannel product discovery experience

The first audience you want to expose your product catalog to is your shoppers. While your ecommerce website search, navigation, and recommendations are the obvious first place to do so (check our blog series in the table below to learn more about this part of the experience), there are many other w…

Composable Commerce: How to select best-of-breed components to meet your business needs

A Composable Commerce case study Composable Commerce is often referred to as what comes next for the Retail industry. Gartner predicts that “By 2023, organizations that have adopted a composable approach will outpace the competition by 80% in the speed of new feature implementation.â€� In this cas…
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Algolia Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Algolia founded?

    Algolia was founded in 2012.

  • Who are Algolia key executives?

    Algolia's key executives are Nicolas Dessaigne, Bernadette Nixon and Julien Lemoine.

  • How many employees does Algolia have?

    Algolia has 532 employees.

  • What is Algolia revenue?

    Latest Algolia annual revenue is $31.4 m.

  • What is Algolia revenue per employee?

    Latest Algolia revenue per employee is $59 k.

  • Who are Algolia competitors?

    Competitors of Algolia include Lucidworks, Swiftype and BloomReach.

  • Where is Algolia headquarters?

    Algolia headquarters is located at 301 Howard St #300, San Francisco.

  • Where are Algolia offices?

    Algolia has offices in San Francisco, Atlanta, New York, Paris and in 2 other locations.

  • How many offices does Algolia have?

    Algolia has 8 offices.