La startup israélienne, qui développe une banque de données dans le cloud, a levé 269 millions de dollars. Firebolt, qui développe des banques de données cloud pour les équipes d’ingénierie, a annoncé mercredi 26 janvier qu’elle avait achevé un cycle de financement de série C de 100 millions de dollars, atteignant ainsi une valorisation totale de 1,4 milliard de dollars.
LE PLUS. Israeli startup Firebolt, which develops cloud data warehouses for engineering teams, announced on Wednesday that it has completed a $100 million Series C funding round, reaching a $1.4 billion valuation just 12 months after emerging from stealth mode. This latest round of funding, which will all enter the company’s account, brings its total investment to $269 million.
The company was founded in 2018 by Eldad Farkash (CEO) and Saar Bitner (COO), who also worked together at business intelligence Unicorn Sisense, of which Farkash was one of the co-founders. Firebolt raised a $37 million Series A in December 2020, and a $127 million Series B in June of last year. The company said that its Series C was heavily oversubscribed and was finalized in record time. Alkeon Capital led the round, with other participants in the round including Sozo Ventures, Glynn Capital, and existing investors Zeev Ventures, Angular Ventures, Dawn Capital, Bessemer Venture Partners, K5 Global and TLV Partners.