Birst Completes $38M Funding

Birst Inc., a San Francisco, California-based provider of Cloud BI solutions, completed a $38m funding.

The round was led by Sequoia Capital, with participation from existing investors Hummer Winblad and DAG Ventures and new investor Northgate Capital.

The company intends to use the funds to expand internationally (in Europe, Asia and the Middle East), grow sales and marketing and invest in new product capabilities.

Led by Brad Peters, CEO and Co-founder, Birst provides a cloud-based, enterprise-class Business Intelligence platform which allows users to combine data from different source systems to get answers to their business concerns in real time. It features an automated data warehouse and visual analytics.

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Customers include American Express,, Cisco, CSC, InterContinental Hotels Group, Ingram Medical, Johnson Controls, Leapfrog, NCC Media, New South Wales Government, Nippon Life, Reckitt Benckiser (RB), Samsung, Schneider Electric, Sunny Delight, and Virgin HealthMiles. Software providers who rely on Birst to power the analytics within their solutions include FICO, Navis, Omnicell, OpenText, Trimble and Valen, among others.
Partners include firms such as Acumen, Analytics8, Audaxium, CorSource, Eagle Creek, The Pedowitz Group, Projectline, TeleTech, 3Coast, Amazon, NetSuite, and Marketo.

The company is hiring.



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