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Cockroach Labs is a company that provides a cloud-native, distributed SQL database. Its database combines the functionality of SQL with the horizontal scalability and provides enterprise-grade disaster recovery.
HQNew York, NY, US
Employee Ratings4.8
Overall CultureB+

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Employees (est.) (Jun 2021)285(+9%)
Job Openings27
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Cockroach Labs

Benjamin Darnell

Benjamin Darnell

Co-Founder & Chief Architect
Spencer Kimball

Spencer Kimball

Co-Founder & CEO
Adam Storm

Adam Storm

Director of Engineering
Peter Mattis

Peter Mattis

Co-Founder & CTO
Dan Hegwood

Dan Hegwood

General Counsel
Maria Toft

Maria Toft

Director of Demand Generation
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Cockroach Labs Office Locations

Cockroach Labs has offices in New York and Cambridge
New York, NY, US (HQ)
53 W 23rd St 8th Floor
Cambridge, MA, US
101 Main St #1400
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Cockroach Labs Financials and Metrics

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Cockroach Labs total Funding

$354.9 m

Cockroach Labs latest funding size

$160 m

Time since last funding

5 months ago

Cockroach Labs investors

Cockroach Labs's latest funding round in January 2021 was reported to be $160 m. In total, Cockroach Labs has raised $354.9 m. Cockroach Labs's latest valuation is reported to be $2 b.
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Cockroach Labs News and Updates

Moving digital transformation to next stage, Cockroach Labs brings distributed database for cloud native applications

As the digital transformation progresses, the demand to build, scale and manage data-intensive applications is growing. This is why Cockroach Labs Inc. produces services like CockroachDB — a distributed database with standard SQL for cloud applications — and CockroachCloud, which offers CockroachDB…

CockroachDB creator Cockroach Labs raises $160 million at a $2 billion valuation

Cockroach Labs, best known for the distributed SQL database CockroachDB, has raised $160 million at a $2 billion valuation.

Cockroach Labs raises $160M at $2B valuation for its cloud-native SQL database

Database startup Cockroach Labs Inc. has achieved unicorn status after raising $160 million at a $2 billion valuation, double what it was worth last May. The round, disclosed today, was led by Altimeter Capital. It also saw the participation of other familiar names from the tech investment ecosyste…

Cockroach Labs inks $55 mln Series C

Cockroach Labs, the company behind the enterprise-grade distributed SQL database CockroachDB, has raised $55 million in Series C funding. Altimeter Capital, Tiger Global and GV led the round with participation from return backers Benchmark, Index Ventures, Redpoint Ventures, FirstMark Capital and Wo…

Cockroach Labs raises $55 million for ultra-resilient databases

Cockroach Labs, developer of the open source distributed database project CockroachDB, announced that it's closed a $55 million oversubscribed series C.

Cockroach Labs announces $55M Series C to battle industry giants

Cockroach Labs, makers of CockroachDB, sits in a tough position in the database market. On one side, it has traditional database vendors like Oracle, and on the other there’s AWS and its family of databases. It takes some good technology and serious dollars to compete with those companies. Cockroach…
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Cockroach Labs Blogs

EMC & VMWare Exec Lorenzo Montesi Joins Cockroach Labs as CFO

We are thrilled to share that finance and strategy veteran Lorenzo Montesi has joined Cockroach Labs as our Chief Financial Officer. Lorenzo could not have joined our team at a better time, as we continue our rapid growth in the cloud data market. With our $160 million fundraise at a valuation of $2…

RoacherPride: How We Celebrate Pride Year-Round at Cockroach Labs

CREWS (Cockroach Employees Who Support) are groups intended to create an inclusive environment for Roachers from underrepresented backgrounds and help employees connect with their peers on a deeper level. Groups host events and develop programs to support and advocate for their members, both interna…

What is RPO & How to Build Fault-Tolerant (Zero RPO) Apps

Businesses accept higher customer and economic risk when they live with disaster recovery plans that don’t meet a zero recovery point objective (RPO). According to 2020 research from Gartner the average cost of IT downtime is $5,600 per minute. For some companies, an hour or two of downtime can mean…

How We Built REGIONAL BY ROW for Row-Level Data Homing & Distribution

CockroachDB comes with new easy-to-use SQL syntax for configuring a database across multiple regions. One of these SQL features is to declare a table to have the locality REGIONAL BY ROW, allowing developers to place individual rows of a table in a specific region whilst maintaining the facade of a …

How We Survived An Outage: 3 Companies Share Their Stories

Imagine this: you work in system architecture for a multibillion-dollar consumer-facing business, and it’s the middle of a busy weekend. Suddenly, your database goes down. Transactions aren’t processing. Customers are angry. Logistical issues are stacking up because inventory and warehouse tracking …

Accidental Discoveries in CPU Performance: AMD vs Intel

In 2018, a team of CockroachDB engineers was testing features for the 2.1 release when they discovered something surprising. In repeated tests, AWS delivered 40% greater throughput than GCP (Google Cloud Platform). The team’s curiosity was piqued. Why did they see such a stark difference between the…
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Cockroach Labs Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Cockroach Labs founded?

    Cockroach Labs was founded in 2015.

  • Who are Cockroach Labs key executives?

    Cockroach Labs's key executives are Benjamin Darnell, Spencer Kimball and Adam Storm.

  • How many employees does Cockroach Labs have?

    Cockroach Labs has 285 employees.

  • Who are Cockroach Labs competitors?

    Competitors of Cockroach Labs include MariaDB, Fauna and Alachisoft.

  • Where is Cockroach Labs headquarters?

    Cockroach Labs headquarters is located at 53 W 23rd St 8th Floor, New York.

  • Where are Cockroach Labs offices?

    Cockroach Labs has offices in New York and Cambridge.

  • How many offices does Cockroach Labs have?

    Cockroach Labs has 2 offices.