Dataminr

Dataminr is the leading real-time information discovery company. Dataminr transforms real-time data from Twitter and other public sources into actionable signals, identifying the most relevant information in real-time for clients in Finance, the Public Sector, News, Security and Crisis Management. Dataminr has pioneered a groundbreaking technology that identifies, classifies, and determines the significance of real-time information and delivers relevant signals and contextual analytics through high-value applications and customizable APIs.

Dataminr for Finance is currently used by the world’s leading hedge funds and investment banks to take action on early market moving information and gain perspective and context from non-traditional sources. Dataminr also services a number of clients in the Public Sector, providing information first when there are lives at stake. In partnership with Twitter, Dataminr developed and launched Dataminr for News, which alerts journalists to breaking news in advance of traditional sources and is now used by hundreds of news organizations globally. Most recently, Dataminr launched a product for security and crisis management watch centers that warns the world’s largest corporations to emerging threats and crises, ensuring that a corporation’s physical assets and employees are protected.

The company was founded in 2009 by former Yale undergraduate roommates Ted Bailey, Jeff Kinsey and Sam Hendel, combining their professional experience in social media signals, technology innovation and Finance.

Dataminr has over 150 employees and is headquartered in New York City, with offices in DC, London, San Francisco and Montana.

Dataminr has raised $180M and is backed by Venrock, Institutional Venture Partners, Fidelity, Wellington and Credit Suisse.

Type
Private
HQ
New York, US
Founded
2009-09-10
Employees
210 (est)-1%
Dataminr was founded in 2009-09-10 and is headquartered in New York, US

Key People at Dataminr

Jeff Kinsey

Jeff Kinsey

Co-Founder & CTO
Ted Bailey

Ted Bailey

Founder & CEO
Jay Naik

Jay Naik

SVP, Product & Operations
Julio Pekarovic

Julio Pekarovic

CFO
Peter Bailey

Peter Bailey

Chief Strategy Officer

Dataminr Locations

New York, US
London, GB
Bozeman, US
Seattle, US
Washington, US

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Dataminr Summary

Founding Date

2009-09-10

Total Funding

$180 M

Latest funding size

$130 M

Time since last funding

over 1 year

Investors

Dataminr's latest funding round of $130 M was in March 2015. In total, Dataminr has raised $180 M.

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