Paxata is a privately owned software company that develops self-service data preparation software that gets data ready for data analytics software.

Paxata is the pioneer in intelligently empowering all business consumers to transform raw data into ready information, instantly and automatically, with an intelligent, self-service data preparation application built on a scalable, enterprise-grade platform powered by machine learning.

Paxata was founded in January 2012 by Prakash Nanduri, Dave Brewster, Chris Maddox, & Nenshad Bardoliwalla. The company operated in stealth mode until October 2013 and is headquartered in Redwood City, CA.

Paxata refers to its suite of cloud-based data quality, integration, enrichment and governance products as "Adaptive Data Preparation."The software is intended for business analysts, who need to combine data from a variety of sources, then check the data for duplicates, empty fields, outliers, trends and integrity issues before conducting analysis or visualization in a third-party software tool.

Paxata is used to combine data from different sources, then check it for data quality issues, such as duplicates and outliers. Algorithms and machine learning automate certain aspects of data preparation and users work with the software through a user-interface similar to Excel spreadsheets. 


Paxata, built on Apache Spark™ and optimized to run in hybrid, multi-cloud environments, leverages algorithmic intelligence and distributed computing to deliver an immersive business consumer experience that accelerates and automates the data-to-insight pipeline.


Paxata is backed by Accel Partners, Intel Capital, Microsoft Ventures, Cisco Investments, DTCP and others. The company has raised a total of $61M in funding to date.


Paxata Named an Innovator in the Use of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning for Data Integration and Preparation by EMA Research, in 2019. The company was also Named a Leader in Big Data Fabric Platforms Report by Independent Research Firm in 2018. CRN awaded them 10 Data Analytics Vendors To Watch In 2018.



  • Year founded: 2012
  • Funding Info: $61M over 5 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Corporate Round)
  • Yearly Revenue: $10M-$15M (2019)
  • Employee Size: 51-200
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: Redwood City
  • State: California
  • Country: United States
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