Starburst Data

Starburst Data is a company that leverages the open-source platform Presto to analyze data across an entire organization, was in need of a brand refresh to give the company better visibility in the market.

Starburst gives analysts the freedom to work with diverse data sets wherever their location, without compromising on performance.

Starburst Data was founded in 2017 by Justin Borgman, & Kamil Bajda-Pawlikowski. The company is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts.

Starburst allows you to query anything, anywhere, from data virtualization across data silos on-premises to high-performance data lake analytics in the cloud.

Starburst’s distribution of Presto consists of additional tooling and configurations to make it work well in the enterprise. Further, it is rigorously tested at scale and patched as needed.


Starburst Distribution of Presto provides fast, interactive query performance across a wide variety of data sources including HDFS, Amazon S3, MySQL, SQL Server, PostgreSQL, Cassandra, MongoDB, Kafka, and Teradata, among others.


Starburst raised $22M from a Series A financing on Nov 20, 2019. The round was led by Index Ventures.


Starburst Data was recognized by Datanami in 2019 Datanami Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Awards of Top 5 Vendors to Watch.



  • Year founded: 2017
  • Funding Info: $22M over 1 Round (Latest Funding Type: Series A)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 51-200
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: Boston
  • State: Massachusetts
  • Country: United States
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