The 10 Hottest Big Data Startups Of 2021 (So Far)
Businesses are looking to next-generation databases, data management tools and big data analytics software to help them leverage huge volumes to gain a competitive edge. Here’s a look at 10 hot startups developing leading-edge technologies that help solution providers and customers meet their big data challenges.
Top Executive: Bill Cook, CEO
Headquarters: Sunnyvale, Calif.
Yugabyte develops YugabyteDB, a next generation, distributed relational database designed to handle huge amounts of data spanning multiple geographic regions and availability zones. The database supports global, business-critical applications – such as in cybersecurity and financial services – that require low query latency and extreme resilience against failures.
Yugabyte’s founders, including President Kannan Muthukkaruppan, CTO Karthik Ranganathan and Software Architect Mikhail Bautin started Yugabyte in 2016 after developing business-critical database technology at Oracle and Facebook.
In March, Yugabyte raised $48 million as part of a Series B round of funding.