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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.

TypePrivate
Founded2012
HQSan Francisco, CA, US
Websitealgolia.com
Employee Ratings4.2
Overall CultureA+

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Feb 2021)419(+5%)
Revenue (Y, 2018)$31.4 M(+107%)
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at Algolia

Bernadette Nixon

Bernadette Nixon

CEO
Julien Lemoine

Julien Lemoine

Co-Founder and CTO
Nicolas Dessaigne

Nicolas Dessaigne

Co-Founder & Director
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

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

2012

Algolia total Funding

$185.3 m

Algolia latest funding size

$110 m

Time since last funding

a year ago

Algolia investors

Algolia's latest funding round in October 2019 was reported to be $110 m. In total, Algolia has raised $185.3 m
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Algolia Revenue

Algolia's revenue was reported to be $31.40 m in Y, 2018 which is a 106.6% increase from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (Y, 2018)

31.4m

Revenue growth (Y, 2017 - Y, 2018), %

106.6%
USDY, 2017Y, 2018

Revenue

15.2m31.4m

Revenue growth, %

107%
USDY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

116.8k
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Algolia Operating Metrics

Algolia's Customers was reported to be 9 k in May, 2020.
May, 2019Aug, 2019Oct, 2019May, 2020

Customers

5 k5 k8 k9 k

Total Users

33.46 k33.46 k

Searches

823.46 k823.46 k

Data Centers

70 70
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Algolia Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
SeaUrchin.IOMarch 14, 2018

Algolia Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

A

91/100

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Algolia Online and Social Media Presence

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Algolia Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    A+

    88/100

  • CEO Rating

    B

    75/100

  • Compensation

    B

    79/100

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Algolia News and Updates

Search-as-a-service firm Algolia acquires Romania-based Morphl to boost its AI capabilities

France-born ‘search-as-a-service’ company Algolia has acquired Morphl, a Bucharest, Romania-based AI tech startup that was funded by Google through the US tech giant’s Digital News Initiative. Morphl helps e-commerce companies ‘make intelligent decisions, personalize experiences and accelerate growt…

Algolia acquires MorphL to turbocharge ‘search-as-a-service’ platform with AI

Algolia, the so-called "search-as-a-service" platform, has acquired Romanian AI and machine learning (ML) startup MorphL.

Algolia acquires MorphL to embed AI into its enterprise search tech

Search-as-a-service provider Algolia Inc. said today it has acquired a Google Digital News Initiative-funded startup called MorphL AI Inc. Moreover, it has already integrated the company’s tech to power a new artificial intelligence offering called Algolia AI that the company says will enable devel…

Algolia Acquires MorphL, Launches AI-Powered Predictive Experiences and Personalization

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Algolia, the leading Search-as-a-Service company, today announced that it has acquired MorphL, a Google Digital News Initiative-funded startup, to help power Algolia’s new AI offering. This new suite of API-based Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Mac…

Algolia Named to the 2020 CB Insights Retail Tech 100 — List of Most Innovative B2B Retail Startups — for Best Cognitive Search Solution

Algolia retail customers saw a 29% increase in conversion rates on Black Friday 2020 compared to 2019; Illustrating innovation in retail technology is more critical than ever to make online buying easier Algolia retail customers saw a 29% increase in conversion rates on Black Friday 2020 compared to…

Algolia Adds Three Key Executives To Continue Hypergrowth

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 10, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Algolia, the leading Search and Discovery platform, today announced three additions to its executive team: Michelle Adams as Chief Revenue Officer, Jim Schattin as Chief Customer Officer, and Piyush Patel as Chief Strategic Business Development Offi…
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Algolia Blogs

Marketplace search: 3 challenges to building a robust user experience

For today’s marketplaces, differentiation is key. One of the major ways to stand out from the competition is user experience — and search and browsing as its critical lever.  But there are challenges to making the most of search; and because marketplaces are typically platforms, they need to t…

I co-founded the AI company that joined Algolia — here is the story

On October 21st, 2020, just as my MorphL co-founder Alexandra and I were getting ready to sign a term sheet from an investor, I was looking at our product registrations in HubSpot, and noticed that both the CTO and the VP of Engineering of Algolia signed up for our product on the same day. This, of …

30 days to improve our Crawler performance by 50%

During the summer of 2020, we got in touch with Netlify. We both wanted to work more closely together, and Netlify suggested we build an official integration for adding search on any Netlify website. While easier said than done, we quickly realised that our Algolia Crawler was the perfect solution f…

Optimizing shoppers’ journey with a headless approach to AI

Winning in today’s ultra competitive online world is all about creating an experience that is even better than what someone would experience when they walk into a store and talk to your best salesperson. Something that is effortless for the shopper and personalized to their needs. Companies use m…

How Algolia created its Netlify build plugin

We recently released the Algolia Netlify plugin. You can read more about the plugin, watch an intro, or get started with right away. Algolia is a flexible search and navigation platform, which enables cutting-edge, web, app and e-commerce experiences. This post is a deep dive about how we built it a…

When allocators are hoarding your precious memory

While switching to the latest trendy framework or language has become somewhat of a cliché in the engineering world, there are times when upgrading is warranted and necessary. For our search engineering team, dedicated to maintaining the core engine features, this includes upgrading the operating s…
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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 Bernadette Nixon, Julien Lemoine and Nicolas Dessaigne.

  • How many employees does Algolia have?

    Algolia has 419 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 $74.9 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.