MemSQL

  • MemSQL Raises $35M Series B Led By Accel Partners

    MemSQL Raises $35M Series B Led By Accel Partners

    MemSQL, a big data startup that helps retrieve and analyze data real-time, has raised $35 million in Series B funding from Accel Partners and Khosla Ventures. The financing will be used to expand product development, offer support to a growing base of users and push aggressively for a bigger share of the big data market, which is expected to reach $32.4 billion by 2017. Apart from Accel… Read More

  • 6 Experts on Speeding Up Data

    6 Experts on Speeding Up Data

    Speed. That’s what it’s all about these days. The problem: it’s still more effective to use FedEx than trying to squeeze a data load across a network. It’s an absurd reality when it requires a plane to move data from one place to another. It’s not necessary to move terabytes of data all day, all night. Moving hard drives across the continent for a feature film… Read More

  • Accelerate Your Database: MemSQL Launches With $5M From Ashton Kutcher, Max Levchin & More

    Accelerate Your Database: MemSQL Launches With $5M From Ashton Kutcher, Max Levchin & More

    Last year, we introduced you to MemSQL, a plucky young Y Combinator alum that was building technology that would let developers give their databases a Nitrous boost, while simplifying application development and maintenance. Founded by ex-Facebookers Eric Frenkiel and Nikita Shamgunov, MemSQL raised $2.1 million in seed funding last July from an impressive roster of investors, before going… Read More

  • Y Combinator Alum MemSQL Raises $2.1 Million From Ashton Kutcher, SV Angel And More

    Y Combinator Alum MemSQL Raises $2.1 Million From Ashton Kutcher, SV Angel And More

    MemSQL may not have the sexiest name or, as a database management software startup, live in the sexiest industry, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t appealing to investors. The Y Combinator Winter 2011 grad is announcing today that it has raised $2.1 million in seed funding, led by an impressive list of angels and VCs. The stalwart list includes venture backing from First Rounds… Read More