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The 10 Hottest Big Data Startups of 2022
Businesses are looking to next-generation database systems, data transformation and integration tools and big data analytics software to help them leverage exploding volumes of data. Here’s a look at 10 hot big data startups developing leading-edge software and services that help solution providers and customers meet their big data challenges.
CEO: Nikita Shamgunov
Headquarters: San Francisco
Neon provides a fully managed, serverless, cloud-native database service based on the open-source Postgres database.
The startup targets the database service toward Postgres application developers: The Neon architecture separates storage and compute to provide features that the company said improve the developer experience and cut costs.
Neon was founded in March 2021 by self-described “Postgres hackers” Heikki Linnakangas and Stas Kelvich. In July of this year the company raised $30 million in a Series A-1 funding round led by GGV Capital, bringing its total financing to $54.3 million.