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Total Funding Amount $40.2M
Realm makes it easy to build modern reactive apps, realtime collaborative features, and offline-first experiences.
Industries  Database, Developer Tools, Mobile, SoftwareHeadquarters Regions  San Francisco Bay Area, West Coast, Western USFounded Date 2011Founders  Alexander Stigsen, Bjarne ChristiansenOperating Status ActiveFunding Status M&ALast Funding Type Venture - Series UnknownNumber of Employees 51-100Also Known As RealmLegal Name Tightdb, Inc
IPO Status PrivateCompany Type For Profit
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Realm (formerly tight.db) is a mobile database that enables its users to develop applications faster, develop applications that are fast, and craft amazing user experiences. Realm is a replacement for SQLite & Core Data. It can save users thousands of lines of code & weeks of work, and lets them craft amazing new user experiences. It is a Y Combinator company, headquartered in San Francisco.

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8,437 Number of Organizations ● $125.7B Total Funding Amount ● 18,291 Number of Investors
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1,646 Number of Organizations ● $37B Total Funding Amount ● 5,417 Number of Investors

M&A Details

Realm was acquired by MongoDB for $39M on Apr 24, 2019.
Transaction Name 
Realm acquired by MongoDB
Acquired by 
Announced Date Apr 24, 2019Price $39M

Funding Rounds

Number of Funding Rounds 4
Total Funding Amount $40.2M
Realm has raised a total of $40.2M in funding over 4 rounds. Their latest funding was raised on Aug 28, 2018 from a Venture - Series Unknown round.
Announced Date  
Transaction Name  
Number of Investors  
Money Raised  
Lead Investors  
Aug 28, 2018
Venture Round - Realm
Mar 24, 2015
Series B - Realm
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$20M Khosla Ventures
Jul 1, 2013
Series A - Realm
Jun 1, 2011
Seed Round - Realm


Company Tech Stack by Siftery

Realm uses 43 technology products and services including Google AnalyticsWordPress, and Vimeo.

Website Tech Stack by BuiltWith

Realm is actively using 65 technologies for its website. These include Viewport MetaIPhone / Mobile Compatible, and SSL by Default.

Web Traffic by SimilarWeb

Realm is ranked 248,375 among websites globally based on its 169,926 monthly web visitors.

IT Spend by Aberdeen

This year, Realm is projected to spend $370.1K on IT.

Current Team

Number of Current Team Members 11
Realm has 11 current team members, including Co-Founder & CTO Alexander Stigsen.
Alexander Stigsen
Co-Founder & CTO
Brian Munkholm
VP Engineering
Jeff Olson
SVP of Sales & Marketing
Bjarne Christiansen
Co-founder & COO
Emanuele Zattin
Java, CI and tooling specialist
Nabil Hachicha
Android Developer

Board Members and Advisors

Number of Board Members / Advisors 4
Realm has 4 board members and advisors, including Andy Vitus.
Andy Vitus
Board Member
Mar 1, 2015
David Helgason
Board Member
Mar 1, 2015
Paul McNamara
Board Observer
Jul 2017
Cack Wilhelm
Board Observer
Mar 2015


Number of Events 2
Realm has participated in 2 events. They most recently attended, or will attend, Gartner Application Strategies & Solutions Summit Las Vegas 2017 on Dec 4, 2017.

Recent News & Activity

Number of Articles 18

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