Enterprises have been collecting ever-larger amounts of data with the goal of extracting insights and creating value, but are finding out that there are many challenges in their journey to operationalize their data pipeline. These challenges include, cluster management, deploying, upgrading and configuring Spark, interactively exploring data to get insights, and ultimately building data products. 

Databricks’ vision is to dramatically simplify big data processing. It was founded by the team that created and continues to drive Apache Spark, a powerful open source data processing engine built for sophisticated analytics, ease of use, and speed.
Company Growth (employees)
San Francisco, US
Size (employees)
158 (est)+6%
Databricks was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in San Francisco, US

Key People at Databricks

Ion Stoica

Ion Stoica

Matei Zaharia

Matei Zaharia

Kavitha Mariappan

Kavitha Mariappan

Vice President, Marketing

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Databricks has office in San Francisco
San Francisco, US

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Founding Date


Total Funding

$107 m

Latest funding size

$60 m

Time since last funding

3 months


We estimate that Databricks's latest funding round in December 2016 was $60 m. In total, Databricks has raised $107 m

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