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DataStax Funding Round

DataStax, based in Santa Clara, secured $25 million from Meritech Capital Partners, Crosslink Capital and Lightspeed Venture Partners.

Transaction Overview

Company Name
Announced On
Transaction Type
Venture Equity
Series C

Meritech Capital Partners (Lead Investor) (Paul Madera)

Crosslink Capital (Eric Chin)

Lightspeed Venture Partners (John Vrionis)

Proceeds Purpose
DataStax will use the funds to further enhance its Big Data platform and increase the value for current customers while driving global customer acquisition.

Company Information

Company Status
Private & Independent
Mailing Address
3975 Freedom Cir. 400
Santa Clara, CA 95054
Email Address
DataStax powers the big data applications that transform business and profoundly improve customer experiences through Apache Cassandra.
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Management Team

Email & Social
Chief Executive Officer
Chet Kapoor
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Chief Financial Officer
Robert O'Donovan
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Chief Technical Officer
Jonathan Ellis
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VP - Engineering
Sven Delmas
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