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)
66 (est)-5%
DataSift was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in Reading, GB

Key People/Management 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 Financials 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 Financials

DataSift's revenue was reported to be £10.7 m in FY, 2016 which is a 25% decrease from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

10.7 m

Gross profit (FY, 2016)

6.9 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

(15.5 m)

EBITDA (FY, 2016)

(15.5 m)

EBIT (FY, 2016)

(16 m)

Cash (31-Dec-2016)

652 k
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


6.7 m13.3 m14.4 m10.7 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

2.9 m5 m5.4 m3.8 m

Gross profit

3.8 m8.4 m8.9 m6.9 m
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

(8.6 m)(10.3 m)(13.2 m)(15.5 m)

Cash From Operating Activities

(10.6 m)(7.4 m)(9.7 m)(2.8 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

21.6 m(7.5 m)10.9 m

Net Change in Cash

10.4 m(16.1 m)238.2 k(3.7 m)
    GBPY, 2016


    96.2 k

    Financial Leverage

    -0.1 x
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