Looker Closes $48M Series C Funding

looker_logoLooker, a Santa Cruz, California-based provider of a data platform for data-driven companies, closed a $48m Series C funding.

The round was led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB), with participation from previous investors Redpoint Ventures, Meritech and Sapphire Ventures.

The company, which has raised a total of $96m since its launch in 2013, intends to use the funds to accelerate growth through investments in sales, marketing and engineering as well as to accelerate further international expansion.

Led by CEO Frank Bien, Looker provides a data platform for companies to make data-driven decisions to every level of the enterprise. The company’s analytics tool allows a data analyst to curate and centralize massive amounts of data – creating a single source and point to ask and answer their own questions.
Looker integrates with Google, Spark, Impala, Hive, Amazon, Microsoft, Teradata, HP, IBM, and Snowflake, among others.
The company, which also has offices in San Francisco, New York, and London, currently serves more than 450 customers including Kohler, Intel, eBay, PayPal, Zillow, Yahoo!, Sony, Autodesk, Etsy, Lyft, BuzzFeed, Warby Parker, Docker, TripAdvisor, Instacart, Oscar, Hudson Bay, Avant, Harry’s, eShares and Stack Overflow.



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