|Ted Bailey, CEO|
|Products||Software as a Service|
Number of employees
Dataminr is a global real-time information discovery company. In 2015, the company raised $130 million in Series D funding, making the total funding over $180 million. The valuation was pegged at $700 million at the time. In June 2018, the company raised an additional $392 million in funding, thus reaching a $1.6 billion valuation, over twice its 2015 valuation.
Founded by Ted Bailey in 2009, the company is headquartered in New York & has over 350 employees.
Dataminr is a source of breaking news alerts such as the Douglas High School shooting in February 2018 in the United States. A student at the school tweeted about the event, setting off a Dataminr alert in many newsrooms that spurred the initial wave of news coverage.
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