Astronomer, a Cincinnati, OH-based scalable platform for enterprise-scale big data integration, raised $1.9m in seed financing.
The round was led by CincyTech with participation from AngelPad, 500 Startups and First Ascent, and midwestern funds Connetic Ventures, Drummond Road Capital and CoreNetwork.
The company will use the funds to continue to expand its platform and recruit locally and nationally for data scientist and engineering professionals.
Led by Ry Walker, co-founder and CEO, Astronomer provides small businesses and large enterprises with a cloud-based platform to have access to all of their data in near real-time. Connecting to virtually any data source, the solution allows them to securely capture and transport data to any destination. The company – which has a team of 20 in Cincinnati, Ohio – also provides organizations with data science and analytical support to modernize thier operations and business intelligence.
Customers include Fortune 500 companies and a list of enterprises including Everything But The House (EBTH), Crossroads Church, LPK and Empower MediaMarketing.