data.world is the modern data catalog that connects your data, wakes up your hidden data workforce, and helps you build a data-driven culture—faster.
data.world's data catalog is powered by a knowledge graph. It maps your data to familiar and consistent business concepts so your people get clear, accurate, fast answers to any business question.
data.world was founded in 2015 by Brett Hurt, Matt Laessig, Jon Loyens, & Bryon Jacob. The company has its headquarter based in Austin, Texas.
data.world's collaborative data community gives employees at large businesses a place to upload, exchange and catalog data sets, then discuss their findings with other employees.
data.world's platform brings together employees of all roles, backgrounds, and skills to collaborate using the tools they already love. The data.world platform helps people who work with data solve problems faster by creating new ways to discover, prep, and collaborate. They are building the most meaningful, collaborative, and abundant data resource in the world.
The data.world knowledge graph, built on patented technology, keeps data connected to everything people need to find, understand, and use it. As a result, your data, analysis, and expertise become more discoverable, trustworthy, and reusable.
data.world's team co-created the Manifesto for Data Practices, the most effective, ethical, and modern approach to data teamwork. More people signed the Manifesto for Data Practices in its first year than signed the Agile Manifesto in its first two years combined.
data.world's customers include global organizations such as Associated Press, Prologis, WPP, and Wunderman Thompson Data, who are taking advantage of the platform’s intuitive user interface, unique agile data governance capabilities, knowledge graph, and extensive partner ecosystem to unlock their data and transform their business.
data.world is backed by Workday Ventures, OurCrowd, The Associated Press, Chicago Ventures, Shasta Ventures, Fyrfly Venture Partners, Tech Pioneers Fund, Hunt Technology Ventures LP, LiveOak Venture Partners, Sherpa Asset Management AG and others. The company raised $26M in new financing on Sep 15, 2020. This brings data.world's total funding to $71.3M to date.
CNBC selected data.world for its Upstart 100 list of startups “on the path to becoming tomorrow's household names,” and the Austin Business Journal has named us a Best Place to Work for three years running.