Tech Company Financing Transactions

Maana Funding Round

Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures, Chevron Technology Ventures and Frost Data Capital participated in a $26 million Series B capital raise for Maana. The round was announced by the company on 5/3/2016.

Transaction Overview

Company Name
Announced On
Transaction Type
Venture Equity
Series B

Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures (Lead Investor) (Dhiraj Malkani)

Chevron Technology Ventures (Richard Pardoe)

Frost Data Capital (Stuart Frost)

GE Ventures (Mike Dolbec)

Intel Capital (Andrew Fligel)

Shell Technology Ventures (Carl Stjernfeldt)

Proceeds Purpose
This investment will be used to expand product development, and build the sales and marketing teams to dramatically scale go-to-market and meet the continued demand for its platform.

Company Information

Company Status
Private & Independent
Enterprise IT
Mailing Address
524 Hamilton Ave. 201
Palo Alto, CA 94301
Email Address
Maana is pioneering new search technology for big data. The world's largest corporations use Maana to drive significant improvements in productivity, efficiency, safety, and security in operations of their core assets.
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Management Team

Email & Social
Chief Executive Officer
Babur Ozden
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General Manager
Asger Klindt
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Donald Thompson
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VP - Customer Service
Suha Erdem
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VP - Engineering
Robert Povey
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VP - Finance
Jake Moelter
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