Zepl (Formerly known as NFLabs), a San Francisco, CA-based provider of an end-to-end data analytics platform for all data types, raised $4.1m in Series A funding.
The round was led by Vertex Ventures, with participation from Translink Capital, Specialized Types, and Big Basin Capital. With the funding, In Sik Rhee, General Partner at Vertex Ventures, joined Zepl’s board.
The company intends to use the funds to continue to scale operations.
Led by Sejun Ra, co-founder and CEO, and Moon Soo Lee, creator of Apache Zeppelin and co-founder and CTO, Zepl provides Apache Zeppelin, a web-based notebook that enables data engineers, data scientists, as well as business analysts and decision makers to use and share the same interface to source, process, and analyze all data types. Apache Zeppelin supports frameworks including Spark, Cassandra, MongoDB, Elastic Search—as well as standard relational databases (Oracle, MySQL) with its JDBC interpreter and is integrated and available with Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Dataproc, as well as most of the major Hadoop distributions.
It has been adopted by hundreds of companies across numerous verticals, from finance to high-tech.