DataSift enables organizations to identify and extract valuable insights from all types of human-generated data in real-time. The company has built a powerful engine for programmatically understanding and analyzing what is being said across social networks, blogs, news sites, and inside businesses, while protecting consumers’ privacy. DataSift works with numerous social networks and content publishers and its partner ecosystem includes top advertising and marketing agency groups, app developers and brands.
Company Growth (employees)
Reading, GB
Size (employees)
72 (est)+2%
DataSift was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in Reading, GB

Key People at DataSift

Tim Barker

Tim Barker

Chief Product Officer
Steven Pease

Steven Pease

Chief Operations Officer & Chief Financial Officer
Lorenzo Alberton

Lorenzo Alberton

Chief Technical Architect
Pier Barattolo

Pier Barattolo

Senior Vice President of Sales & Field Operations

DataSift Office Locations

DataSift has offices in Reading, San Francisco and New York
Reading, GB (HQ)
450 Brook Dr
New York, US
261 Madison Avenue
San Francisco, US
100 First St.

DataSift Data and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date


Total Funding

$72 m

Latest funding size

$42 m

Time since last funding

almost 4 years


DataSift's latest funding round in December 2013 was reported to be $42 m. In total, DataSift has raised $72 m

DataSift Financial Metrics

DataSift's revenue was reported to be £14.4 m in FY, 2015 which is a 8% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2015)

14.4 m

Revenue growth (FY, 2014 - FY, 2015), %


Gross profit (FY, 2015)

8.9 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2015), %


Net income (FY, 2015)

(13.2 m)

Cash (31-Dec-2015)

4.4 m
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015


6.7 m13.3 m14.4 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

2.9 m5 m5.4 m

Gross profit

3.8 m8.4 m8.9 m
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015


20.3 m4.1 m4.4 m

Accounts Receivable

1.8 m3.5 m1.7 m

Current Assets

23.4 m9.5 m8.6 m


839.8 k1.8 m1.5 m
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015

Cash From Operating Activities

(10.6 m)(7.4 m)(9.7 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

21.6 m(7.5 m)10.9 m

Income Taxes Paid

699.1 k763.9 k1.4 m
GBPY, 2015


98.8 k

Financial Leverage

-0.3 x
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DataSift Online and Social Media Presence

DataSift News and Updates

DataSift connects with LinkedIn as its latest social marketing partner

 Big data firm DataSift, which taps and structures data from social networks to provide more insights into it, has added a new partner to its own network. The company has linked up with LinkedIn — the social network for the working world with 467 million users that was acquired by Microsoft recently…

DataSift Company Life and Culture

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