Hasura, a San Francisco, CA and Bangalore, India-based company providing data access and data flow tools and services via GraphQL APIs, raised $9.9m in Series A funding.
The round was led by Vertex Ventures US, with participation from SAP.iO Fund, existing investors Nexus Venture Partners and Strive VC and angels James Tamplin (founder of Firebase), Sam Lambert (VP of Infrastructure Engineering at GitHub), Amod Malvia (co-founder of Udaan, ex CTO Flipkart), and Michael Stoppelman (ex-SVP of Engineering at Yelp).
The company intends to use the funds to invest in engineering and product development, providing ready-made integrations with databases and other data sources, in addition to hiring across sales and marketing.
Led by Tanmai Gopal, CEO and co-founder, Hasura provides data access and data flow tools and services via GraphQL APIs. The solution automatically generates a real-time GraphQL API using declarative metadata configuration and authorization policies that gives consumers instant use. Organizations and teams can use GraphQL in production and mission-critical applications (alongside existing and modern cloud-native infrastructure) without the cost of building and maintaining a GraphQL server. The enterprise product also adds GraphQL API management and governance features, including monitoring, traffic management and testing, and integrations for SSO and APM vendors.
The company’s solutions has seen widespread adoption across fast-growing startups and Fortune 500 enterprises, including some of the largest healthcare and financial services organizations.