Tech Company Financing Transactions

Hortonworks Funding Round

On 6/25/2013, Hortonworks raised $50 million in financing from Dragoneer Investment Group, Tenaya Capital and Benchmark Capital.

Transaction Overview

Company Name
Announced On
Transaction Type
Venture Equity

Dragoneer Investment Group (Lead Investor)

Tenaya Capital (Lead Investor) (Brian Melton)

Benchmark Capital (Peter Fenton)

Index Ventures (Michael Volpi )

Yahoo! (Jay Rossiter)

Proceeds Purpose
With this funding we will focus on both scaling global field operations as well as further investing in our engineering organization. It will enable us to increase the rate of innovation across all of the Hadoop projects.

Company Information

Company Status
Acquired or Merged
Mailing Address
5470 Great America Pkwy.
Santa Clara, CA 95054
Email Address
Not Recorded
Hortonworks drives actionable intelligence through open-source, Apache Hadoop data architectures that maximize the value of all data data-at-motion,data-at-rest, and Modern Data Applications.
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Management Team

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Chief Executive Officer
Rob Bearden
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Chief Financial Officer
Scott Davidson
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Chief Technical Officer
Scott Gnau
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VP - Client Services
Amir Siddiqi
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VP - General Counsel
David Howard
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VP - Marketing
John Kreisa
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VP - Product Management
Jamie Engesser
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VP - Product Management
Arun Murthy
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VP - Sales
Alan Fudge
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