Lightbend is the proud provider of the world’s leading Reactive application development platform. We are a passionate crew of technology pioneers committed to building amazing software. We build and maintain the Akka message-driven runtime, Play web framework, Lagom Microservices framework, and Scala programming language, and we contribute to Apache Spark. Our mission is to help developers build high-performance applications that are message-driven, elastic, resilient and responsive. We created the Lightbend Reactive Platform to make it easy to build software applications that are massively distributed and reduce the headaches and risks associated with managing Microservice-based apps in production.
Company Growth (employees)
San Francisco, US
Size (employees)
96 (est)+4%
Lightbend was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in San Francisco, US

Lightbend Office Locations

Lightbend has offices in San Francisco, Lausanne, Uppsala, Atlanta and in 1 other locations
San Francisco, US
Gatineau, CA
Atlanta, US
Uppsala, SE
Lausanne, CH

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Founding Date


Total Funding

$37 m

Latest funding size

$20 m

Time since last funding

10 months


We estimate that Lightbend's latest funding round in May 2016 was $20 m. In total, Lightbend has raised $37 m

Lightbend Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

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OpsClarityFebruary 08, 2017

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