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Databricks launches Project Lightspeed, its next-gen Spark streaming engine

At its Data + AI Summit, Databricks today made the requisite number of announcements one would expect from a company’s flagship developer...

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AI Squared raises $6M to help companies integrate AI into existing applications

AI Squared integrates AI it into existing applications in a timely and straightforward manner.

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Starburst acquires data lake analytics accelerator Varada to challenge Snowflake

Starburst, the well-funded data warehouse analytics service and data query engine based on the open-source Trino project, today announced that it has...

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This is the beginning of the unbundled database era

The enterprise wants to store everything they can in the hopes of being able to deliver improved customer experiences and new market capabilities.

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Re-rethinking Databricks’ valuation in a more conservative startup market

To understand how much the late-stage market has changed in the last few months, we're once again pulling public market data that we will...

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Baseten nabs $20M to make it easier to build machine learning-based applications

As the tech world inches a closer to the idea of artificial general intelligence, we’re seeing another interesting theme emerging in the...

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Daily Crunch: Since December 2021, Better.com has laid off nearly half of its workforce

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Rethinking Databricks’ valuation amid a changing market

How much will the changing valuation of software companies impact the biggest private unicorns? Also, why hasn't Databricks gone public yet? The...

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Google, Databricks, Fivetran, Redis and others launch the Data Cloud Alliance

Google, Databricks, Fivetran, Redis and others launch the Data Cloud Alliance

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Antimatter raises $12M Series A to help SaaS companies keep their customer data secure

Antimatter provides SaaS companies with the cryptographic infrastructure that can guarantee a service meets their residency, governance and tenancy...

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The product-led growth playbook

While nothing is inherently wrong with building deep product moats, it is more prudent to focus on things where you can be at least 10x better than...

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Daily Crunch: Former Metamates go from zero to unicorn with $200M crypto investment led by a16z

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Intel’s plan to free Mobileye brings welcome IPO heat check

The Mobileye IPO really does matter for the startup market’s largest players, and a host of smaller, less well-known tech startups that would also...

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For startups, the message is clear: Grow fast or die

For startups, the lesson here is that no matter how well you did in 2021, investor sentiment appears more tied to what you are projecting for this...

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As Databricks reaches $800M ARR, a fresh look at its last private valuation

Big-data analytics unicorn Databricks is back in the news, disclosing a new revenue figure and its 2021 growth rate. TechCrunch has been tracking the...

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Superconductive, creators of Great Expectations, raises $40M to launch a commercial version of its open source data quality tool no

Data quality — the practice of testing and ensuring that the data and data sets you are using are what you expect them to be — has become...

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Daily Crunch: Samsung erases the Note, starts new page with Galaxy S22 Ultra phablet

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Daily Crunch: With $4M pre-seed round, Casava sets new funding record for African insurtech

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Hunters raises $68M Series C for its security operations platform

Cybersecurity startup Hunters today announced that it has raised a $68 million Series C round led by Stripes. New investors DTCP, Cisco Investments...

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Dremio raises $160M Series E for its data lake platform

Data lake platform Dremio today announced that it has raised a $160 million Series E funding round led by Adams Street Partners. Existing investors...

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Prophecy raises $25M for its low-code data engineering platform

Prophecy, a low-code platform for data engineering, today announced that it has raised a $25 million Series A round led by Insight Partners. Existing...

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Permiso emerges from stealth with $10M to tackle the next wave of cloud security

Permiso, a Palo Alto-based startup that provides cloud identity detection and response for cloud infrastructures, has launched from stealth with $10...

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Daily Crunch: Banking app Current amps up its savings rate to 4.00% APY

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Databricks launches its first industry-specific lakehouse

As cloud infrastructure projects grow increasingly complex, there’s been a trend in the industry to launch prepackaged solutions for specific...

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Continual raises $4M for its AI-powered data platform

Continual, a startup that aims to bring operational AI to the modern data warehouse-centric data stack, today announced that it has raised a $4...

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Ethyca raises $7.5M, open sources Fides for developers to build privacy tools directly into their codebases

Ethyca, the privacy-by-design technology startup that has built a unique set of APIs, detection tools and analytics to make it easier for...

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We’re still just scratching the surface of the cloud’s potential

Battery Ventures' State of the OpenCloud report provides a set of data points that pretty clearly outline the accelerated growth of cloud...

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Check out what’s happening tomorrow at TC Sessions: SaaS 2021

It’s officially TC Sessions: SaaS 2021 eve, and tomorrow is a big, busy day for everyone involved with or interested in building the next...

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