Saturn Cloud, a NYC-based provider of a data science platform for teams tom work effectively, secured $4m in seed funding.
The round was led by SignalFire.
The company intends to use the funds to further develop and commercialize its data science platform and to grow its headcount over the coming months.
Founded by Michael Sebastian Metti and Hugo Shi, Saturn Cloud provides a data science platform which features parallel computing library, Dask, as its flagship product, and offers teams collaboration, scalable compute resources, and analytics. Dask is a Python-based alternative to Apache Spark and does not require knowledge of Java or Scala.
Customers include numerous tech companies as well as leaders in finance, real estate and healthcare.