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636 Ramona
Palo Alto, CA, 94301


Co-Founder & CEO
Co-Founder & President
Co-Founder & VP Research
Chief Financial Officer
Vice President of Marketing
Vice President of Federal Operations
VP, Product
Board Member
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TOTAL $20.7M
Seed, 9/2010
Private Equity, 4/2012
Partial Close, 5/2012
Series A, 1/2013
Khosla Ventures
Venture Round, 3/2013
Khosla Ventures
Series B, 7/2013
Citi Ventures
GE Ventures
Institutional Venture Partners
Khosla Ventures



Ayasdi is transforming how the world uses data to solve complex problems. Founded in 2008 after a decade of research at Stanford, DARPA, and NSF, Ayasdi is pioneering a new approach for enterprises to automatically discover and operationalize insights from their data. Ayasdi’s Insight Discovery platform uses Topological Data Analysis (TDA) combined with an ensemble of machine learning techniques to enable data scientists, domain experts, and business people to achieve value from their data without the need to write code, queries or ask questions.

Recent Milestones

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    Ayasdi received $30.6M in Series B funding. (7/16/13)
    Posted 7/15/13 at 10:18pm via
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    Ayasdi added Sivabalan Narayanan as Software Engineer Intern. (6/24/13)
    Posted 10/28/13 at 10:32pm
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    Ayasdi added Pek Lum as Chief Data Scientist and VP of Solutions,. (5/1/13)
    Posted 1/15/13 at 9:50pm
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    Ayasdi received $182k in Venture Round funding. (3/31/13)
    Posted 10/22/13 at 3:48am via
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    Ayasdi received $10M in Series A funding. (1/16/13)
    Posted 1/15/13 at 9:54pm via
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    Ayasdi received $500k in Partial Close funding. (5/3/12)
    Posted 8/22/13 at 3:00am via
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    Ayasdi received $10.1M in Private Equity funding. (4/1/12)
    Posted 10/31/13 at 8:56pm
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    Ayasdi added Pek Lum as VP, Product. (9/1/10)
    Posted 7/24/13 at 10:41pm
  • Dollar
    Ayasdi received in Seed funding. (9/1/10)
    Posted 11/11/11 at 2:54pm
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    Ayasdi added Ryan Noon as Engineering Lead. (4/1/10)
    Posted 6/9/13 at 2:32pm
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    Ayasdi added Jeff Yoshimura as Vice President of Marketing.
    Posted 1/15/13 at 9:50pm
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    Ayasdi added Harlan Sexton as Co-Founder & VP Research.
    Posted 1/15/13 at 9:50pm
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    Ayasdi added Shiva Shivakumar as Advisor.
    Posted 7/2/11 at 10:11pm
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    Ayasdi added Ben Mann as Vice President of Federal Operations.
    Posted 1/15/13 at 9:50pm
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    Ayasdi added Gary Hagmueller as Chief Financial Officer.
    Posted 1/15/13 at 9:50pm
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    Ayasdi added Gurjeet Singh as Co-Founder & CEO.
    Posted 8/3/11 at 5:27pm



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Above: Ayasdi Topological Network
Uploaded: 1/16/13


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