The company has aggregated over 14 billion records, including U.S. census collections, court documents, phonebooks, business filings, obituaries, vital records, and yearbooks. Inflection makes it easy to search and retrieve records through its innovative brands, including and PeopleSmart helps consumers and professionals find contact information and public records. PeopleSmart seeks to transform the public records landscape with a focus on privacy, data quality, and user empowerment. Inflection derives competitive advantage by building applications and warehousing data in a proprietary in-house platform, called STORM. The platform approach has allowed the company to disrupt industry pricing models and quickly bring new products to market. Inflection was founded in 2006 by brothers Brian and Matthew Monahan from a Harvard dorm room. The company was bootstrapped until 2010, at which point it raised $30 million Series A from top-tier investors Matrix Partners and Sutter Hill Ventures.
Redwood City, US
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Inflection was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Redwood City, US

Key People at Inflection

Matthew Monahan

Matthew Monahan

CEO & Co-Founder
Brian Monahan

Brian Monahan

Chief Idea Guy & Co-Founder
Josh Hannah

Josh Hannah

Director / Investor

Inflection Locations

Redwood City, US
Omaha, US

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Inflection Summary

Founding Date


Total Funding

$30 M

Latest funding size

$30 M

Time since last funding

over 6 years


We estimate that Inflection's latest funding round in September 2010 was $30 M. In total, Inflection has raised $30 M

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