Databricks is the data and AI company that combines the best of data warehouses and data lakes to offer an open and unified platform for data and AI.
Databricks is on a mission to simplify and democratize data and AI, helping data teams solve the world’s toughest problems.
Databricks was founded in 2013 Ali Ghodsi, Andy Konwinski, Scott Shenker, Ion Stoica, Patrick Wendell, Reynold Xin, and Matei Zaharia. The company is headquartered in San Francisco, with offices through out the world.
Databricks Unified Analytics Platform, from the original creators of Apache Spark™, unifies data science and engineering across the Machine Learning lifecycle from data preparation, to experimentation and deployment of ML applications.
Databricks can help clean up data for exploration in data visualization software such as Salesforce-owned Tableau. The Databricks software gives companies a simple way to run this sort of software, without having to worry about configuring and updating it.
Databricks has than 10,000 organizations worldwide, including ABN AMRO, Condé Nast, Regeneron and Shell, who relies on Databricks to enable massive-scale data engineering, collaborative data science, full-lifecycle machine learning and business analytics.
Databricks is backed by T. Rowe Price, Franklin Templeton, Andreessen Horowitz, Morgan Stanley, NEA, Tiger Global, Coatue, Fidelity, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Battery Ventures, Capital One Ventures, Nvidia, and others. The company raised $500M in a Series I round on Sep 14, 2023. This brings Databricks' total funding to $3.9B to date. The latest round valued the company at a massive $43B post-money. Databricks was previously valued at $38B after its Series H round in Aug 2021.