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MongoDB

Headquarters: Palo Alto, Calif., and New York

CEO: Max Schireson
New Funding: $150 million
Round: Undisclosed
Backers: Unnamed global financial services company, Altimeter Capital, Salesforce.com, Intel Capital, NEA, Red Hat and Sequoia Capital

The prize for the largest single-round investment in a database vendor is now held by MongoDB, according to a company statement. MongoDB, developer of the MongoDB NoSQL database designed for big data, already has more than 5 million downloads and more than 600 customers, including Cisco, SAP and Salesforce.com. It also has more than 250 partners. The $150 million cash infusion brings the company's total investments to $231 million and will allow MongoDB to invest in the original product as well as the MongoDB Management Service for operating at scale, the company said.