Tech Company Financing Transactions

Alation Funding Round

On 1/18/2019, Alation raised $50 million in Series C funding from Sapphire Ventures, Costanoa Venture Capital and Data Collective.

Transaction Overview

Company Name
Announced On
Transaction Type
Venture Equity
Series C

Sapphire Ventures (Lead Investor) (Anders Ranum)

Costanoa Venture Capital (Gregory Sands)

Data Collective (Matthew Ocko)

Harmony Partners

Icon Ventures (Michael Mullany)

Salesforce Ventures

Proceeds Purpose
The Series C funding round will be used to further Alation's leadership in the Machine Learning Data Catalog market and accelerate engineering investment in the award-winning Alation Data Catalog.

Company Information

Company Status
Private & Independent
Enterprise IT
Mailing Address
3 Lagoon Dr. 300
Redwood City, CA 94065
Email Address
Alation's enterprise collaborative data platform empowers employees inside of data-driven enterprises to find, understand, and use the right data for better, faster business decisions.
Alation LinkedIn Company Profile
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Company News
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Management Team

Email & Social
Chief Executive Officer
Satyen Sangani
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Chief Financial Officer
Eric Chan
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Chief Marketing Officer
Tracy Eiler
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Chief Technical Officer
Junaid Saiyed
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Vice President
Aaron Kalb
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VP - Bus. Development
Satya Mishra
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VP - Customer Service
Dean Thomas
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VP - Human Resources
Joy Wolken
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VP - Product Management
Raj Gossain
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VP - Sales
Timothy O'Neil
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