PingCAP is a developer of an open-source, distributed SQL database for real-time analytics.

PingCAP is committed to delivering an open-source, cloud-native, one-stop database solution for growth-oriented clients to focus on their businesses instead of housekeeping.

PingCAP was founded in 2015 in China, by Max Liu, Edward Huang, and Dylan Cui. The company is headquartered in San Mateo, California, with an office in China.


PingCAP's flagship project, TiDB, is an open-source, distributed Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) database that features horizontal scalability, strong consistency, and high availability with MySQL compatibility.

TiDB combines both online transactional processing (OLTP) and online analytical processing (OLAP) workloads in the same database.

PingCAP has been adopted by more than 1,500 companies globally across multiple industries, including finance, e-commerce, payment, online video, gaming, logistics, media, manufacturing, and travel. Some of its customers include including Hulu, Booking, Dailymotion, Shopee, Zomato, VNG, Tiktok, Tencent, Xiaomi, Lenovo, Oppo, etc.


PingCAP is backed by GGV Capital, Matrix Partners China, Access Technology Ventures, Anatole Investment, Jeneration Capital, 5Y Capital, Coatue and others. The company raised $270M in Series D round on Nov 17, 2020. This brings PingCAP's total funding to $341.6M to date.



  • Year founded: 2015
  • Funding Info: $341.6M over 6 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Series D)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 201-500
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: San Mateo
  • State: California
  • Country: United States
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