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Fund III, 3/2014 $125M


San Francisco, USA
665 3rd Street, Suite 150
San Francisco, CA, 94107


Co-Managing Partner
Co-Managing Partner
Equity Partner


Data Collective

Data Collective is a venture fund with a unique team of experienced venture capitalists, technology entrepreneurs and practicing engineers, investing together in seed and early stage Big Data and IT infrastructure companies.

Data Collective’s leaders have been investing for two decades, with over 150 companies still going strong and 40 material exits to date for entrepreneurs and investors.

The firm brings to bear more than 35 experienced technology executives and experts (CTOs, CIOs, Chief Scientists, Principal Engineers, Professors at Stanford and Berkeley) with significant tenures at institutions ranging from Akamai to Zynga.

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Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
RealCrowd 3/2014Seed$1.6M2
Blue River Technology 3/2014Series A$10M3
BlueTalon 2/2014Seed$1.5M1
Transcriptic 2/2014Venture Round$2.8M4
MemSQL 1/2014Series B$35M4
Planet Labs 12/2013Series B$52M13
LendUp 11/2013Series A$14M3
Layer 10/2013Seed$6M9
Prism Skylabs 10/2013Series B$15M5
Redbooth 10/2013Series A$5M2
Kurbo Health 9/2013Angel3
Declara 9/2013Seed$5M3
BlueData Software 9/2013Series B$15M5
Layer 9/2013Seed$1.5M7
Loggly 9/2013Series B$8M5
Trusted Insight 8/2013Convertible Note8
Swiftype 8/2013Seed$1.7M15
Sentinel 8/2013Seed$2.5M3
Ranker 6/2013Venture Round$2M9
Planet Labs 6/2013Series A$13.1M7
Cloudtop 6/2013Seed$1.8M10
Appurify 5/2013Series A$4.5M9
Mesosphere 5/2013Seed5
SRCH2 4/2013Venture Round9
Simpler 3/2013Seed$1.2M5
Amiato 3/2013Seed$2M4
Fliptop 3/2013Seed$2.8M3
CircleCI 2/2013Seed$1.5M10
Vurb 2/2013Seed$1.5M13
Feedzai 2/2013Series A$2.4M2
BlueData Software 2/2013Seed$4M1
Morta Security 2/2013Seed$1M6
Piston Cloud Computing, Inc. 2/2013Series B$8M6
MemSQL 1/2013Series A$5M4
Signifyd 12/2012Venture Round$2M7
ZenPayroll 12/2012Seed$6.1M22
Pluribus Networks 12/2012Series C$23M4
Qumulo 11/2012Series A$24.5M4
Continuuity 11/2012Series A$10M4
Platfora 11/2012Series B$20M5
Elasticsearch 11/2012Series A$10M3
BackOps 11/2012Seed$1.5M2
Pepperdata 11/2012Seed4
MongoHQ 10/2012Series A$6M3
Prism Skylabs 10/2012Series A$7.5M9
LendUp 10/2012Venture Round11
Trifacta 10/2012Series A$4.3M5
ParStream 8/2012Series A$5.6M5
Meteor 7/2012Series A$11.2M5
Ink 7/2012Seed3
Cloudability 7/2012Series A$8.7M5
Space Monkey 7/2012Seed$2.25M3
Citus Data 6/2012Seed$1.65M9
Freshplum 6/2012Seed$1.4M11
SlidePay 6/2012Seed$1.3M8
Keen IO 6/2012Angel$750k19
Firebase 5/2012Seed$1.4M7
Redbooth 5/2012Angel$1.5M5
Apcera 5/2012Seed$2.2M4
Priceonomics 5/2012Seed$1.5M28
TempoDB 5/2012Seed$750k5
Appurify 4/2012Seed$1.75M9
MindSumo 3/2012Seed$1M5
Swiftype 1/2012Seed4
GetGoing 1/2012Seed$2.5M8
Kaggle 11/2011Series A$11M8
Parse 8/2011Angel$1.5M15
MongoHQ 6/2011Seed$417k6
CardSpring 5/2011Seed6



  1. Data Collective raises $125M in its third fund for big data startups ( [edit]
  2. Facebook Buys Parse To Offer Mobile Development Tools As Its First Paid B2B Service ( [edit]
  3. RealCrowd Raises $1.6M to Bring Crowdfunding to Real Estate ( [edit]
  4. Blue River Technology Takes In Another $10M For Its Agriculture Optimizing Robots ( [edit]
  5. BlueTalon Raises $1.5M In Seed To Offer Single-Click Data Collaboration For Enterprises ( [edit]
  6. Transcriptic Gets $2.8M to Fund Robot Bio-Tech System ( [edit]
  7. MemSQL Raises $35M Series B Led By Accel Partners ( [edit]
  8. Planet Labs Raises $52 Million From Yuri Milner To Build The World’s Biggest (Little) Flock Of Satellites ( [edit]
  9. LendUp Raises $14M From Google Ventures, Data Collective To Disrupt Payday Lending ( [edit]
  10. Communications Platform For Mobile And Web Apps And TC Disrupt Winner Layer Raises $6 Million ( [edit]
  11. Prism Skylabs Raises $15M Series B Funding ( [edit]
  12. Teambox Raises $5M in Series A Financing ( [edit]
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  14. Social-learning platform Declara has one heck of a founding story — and $5M ( [edit]
  15. BlueData Raises $15M in Series B Funding ( [edit]
  16. Layer Raises $1.5M in Seed Funding ( [edit]
  17. Loggly, A Splunk Competitor, Raises $10.5M For Cloud-Centric Approach To Log Management ( [edit]
  18. Trusted Insight, the Largest Online Community of Institutional Investors, Completes Round of Funding ( [edit]
  19. Site Search Engine Creator Swiftype Raises $1.7M From A16Z, Others ( [edit]
  20. Cyber-Security Company Sentinel Labs Raises $2.5M ( [edit]
  21. Ranker, ‘The World’s Ranking Platform’, Raises $2M From Lowercase And Others ( [edit]
  22. Planet Labs Raises $13M From OATV, Founders Fund To Build The World’s Largest Fleet Of Earth-Imaging Satellites ( [edit]
  23. Silicon Valley Venture Capital Almanac source [edit]
  24. Appurify Raises $4.5M Series A To Automate Mobile App Testing On A Wide Range Of Devices ( [edit]
  25. Mesosphere thinks everyone’s servers should run like Twitter’s do, and it’s here to help ( [edit]
  26. SRCH2 Raises Funding ( [edit]
  27. Simpler Raises $1.2M From Andreessen Horowitz, Kleiner Perkins, Khosla To Make Employee Onboarding Paperless ( [edit]
  28. With $2 Million From Andreessen And Others, YC’s Amiato Launches To Bring Big Data A/B Testing With SQL To All ( [edit]
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  30. CircleCI Raises $1.5M From Eric Ries And Heroku Founders For Platform To Test Web Apps ( [edit]
  31. Contextual Content Engine Vurb Raises More Than $1.5M From Max Levchin And Others ( [edit]
  32. FeedZai Raises $2.4M in Funding ( [edit]
  33. BlueData Software Raises $4M in Seed Funding ( [edit]
  34. Andreessen Horowitz, Greylock And Norwest Back Stealthy Cyber Security Startup Founded By NSA Engineers, Morta ( [edit]
  35. Piston Cloud nabs $8M to bolster open source cloud adoption ( [edit]
  36. MemSQL Scores $3M to Seed New Database Co. ( [edit]
  37. Signifyd Raises $2M From Andreessen Horowitz And Others To Help Online Businesses Use Data To Prevent Payments Fraud ( [edit]
  38. ZenPayroll Launches Cloud-Based Payroll Service With $6.1M In Seed Funding From CEOs At Yammer, Box, Yelp And Dropbox ( [edit]
  39. Pluribus Networks Raises $23M Series C ( [edit]
  40. Qumulo raises $24.5 million ( [edit]
  41. Big Data App Platform Continuuity Raises $10M From Battery, Andreessen Horowitz And Others ( [edit]
  42. Platfora Closes $20M Series B Funding ( [edit]
  43. Big Data Search And Analytics Startup Elasticsearch Raises $10M From Benchmark ( [edit]
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  46. MongoHQ Raises $6 Million For Database As Service Engine ( [edit]
  47. Video Surveillance And Retail Analytics Startup Prism Skylabs Raises $7.5M Andreessen Horowitz, Triangle Peak And Others ( [edit]
  48. LendUp Raises Cash From Kleiner Perkins, Andreessen Horowitz, Google Ventures And Others To Disrupt Payday Loans ( [edit]
  49. Why Trifacta is teaching humans and data to work together ( [edit]
  50. ParStream Raises $5.6 Million For Big Data Analysis ( [edit]
  51. Andreessen Horowitz Keeps Eating The Software World With $11.2 Million Investment In JavaScript Framework Company Meteor ( [edit]
  52. YC-Backed Goes Mobile, Brings Cloud Service Integration To iOS And Android Apps ( [edit]
  53. Cloudability Raises $8.7 Million From Foundry Group For Service To Track Cloud Spending ( [edit]
  54. P2P Storage Startup Space Monkey Raises $2.25M Led By Google Ventures And Venture51 ( [edit]
  55. Y Combinator Alum Citus Data Wants To Make Scalable Data Analytics Accessible To Anyone ( [edit]
  56. TNW: Freshplum scores $1.4M in seed funding for its data-science driven analytics solution ( [edit]
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  58. Keen Blog ( [edit]
  59. Firebase Raises $1.1M For Real-Time App Infrastructure ( [edit]
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  61. Cloud Foundry’s founder debuts Apcera with $2.2M in funding. ( [edit]
  62. YC Price Guide Startup Priceonomics Raises $1.5M Seed From Andreessen Horowitz, SV Angel ( [edit]
  63. Catapult Chicago Companies Raise $8M in Funding ( [edit]
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  65. Corporate America’s next creative consultants? College kids on MindSumo ( [edit]
  66. Y Combinator-Backed Swiftype Builds Site Search That Doesn’t Suck ( [edit]
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  68. Index And Khosla Lead $11M Round In Kaggle, A Platform For Data Modeling Competitions ( [edit]
  69. YC-Funded Parse: A Heroku For Mobile Apps ( [edit]
  70. MongoHQ Raises $417K From Y Combinator, Lerer And SV Angel ( [edit]
  71. Webb Investment Network Source [edit]
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