Elastic (formerly Elasticsearch), is a search company. As the creators of the Elastic Stack (Elasticsearch, Kibana, Beats, and Logstash), Elastic builds self-managed and SaaS offerings that make data usable in real time and at scale for use cases like application search, site search, enterprise search, logging, APM, metrics, security, business analytics, and many more.

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Elastic was founded in 2012 by Shay Banon, Steven Schuurman, Uri Boness, & Simon Willnauer. The company is headquarterd in Mountain View, California, with Europe's headquarted located in THE NETHERLANDS and asian headquarter is based in Singapore. Elastic has over 30 offices worldwide.

Elasticsearch is developed alongside a data collection and log-parsing engine called Logstash, an analytics and visualisation platform called Kibana, and Beats, a collection of lightweight data shippers. The four products are designed for use as an integrated solution, referred to as the "Elastic Stack" (formerly the "ELK stack").

Elastic Endpoint Security brings one of the strongest sources of endpoint security data, raw endpoint event data, and alerts to the Elastic Stack, joining the existing logging, security, APM, and infrastructure event collection.

Elastic customers pay for resource capacity for any solution they use — Elastic Logs, APM, SIEM, App Search, Site Search, Enterprise Search, and now Endpoint Security — with a consistent and transparent pricing framework. This ensures organizations can capture maximum value from their data.

Elastic has thousands of organizations worldwide, including Cisco, eBay, Goldman Sachs, Microsoft, The Mayo Clinic, NASA, The New York Times, Wikipedia, and Verizon. Elastic acquired Endgame Security in June 2019, for $234M, they have also acquired 5 more organizations.


Elastic is backed by leading investors including New Enterprise Associates (NEA), Benchmark Capital, Index Ventures, SV Angel and others. The company has raised a total of $162M in funding to date. Elastic went public on Oct 4, 2018, with a IPO valuation of $2.5B the company raised $258M at IPO.


Elastic was the winner of TIMMIE award for “Most Innovative Vendor 2019”.



  • Year founded: 2012
  • Funding Info: $162M over 5 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Series D)
  • Yearly Revenue: $272M (2019)
  • Employee Size: 1,001-5,000
  • Business Valuation: IPO Valuation: $2.5B as of Oct 4, 2018/ MKT Cap: $5.94B as of Nov 4, 2019
  • City/Town: Mountain View
  • State: California
  • Country: United States
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