Dataminr

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Dataminr
Private company
Industry Real-time information
Founded 2009; 9 years ago (2009)
Founders Ted Bailey
Headquarters Manhattan, New York, U.S.
Key people
Ted Bailey, CEO
Products Software as a Service
Number of employees
350+ (2018)
Website dataminr.com

Dataminr is a global real-time information discovery company[1]. 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.

History[edit]

Founded by Ted Bailey in 2009[2], 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.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dataminr | Crunchbase". Crunchbase. November 13, 2017. 
  2. ^ Ipsen, Erik. "40 Under 40". Crain's New York. 
  3. ^ Stelter, Brian (15 February 2018). "At Stoneman Douglas High School, cell phone videos take us inside a massacre". CNN. Cable News Network.