DataStax is a data management company built on the open source NoSQL database Apache Cassandra.

DataStax's mission is to serve real-time applications with an open data stack that just works.

DataStax was founded in 2010 by Jonathan Ellis and Matt Pfeil. The company is headquartered in Santa Clara, California, with multiple offices worldwide.


DataStax allow enterprise to mobilize real-time data and quickly build the smart, highly scalable applications required to be a data-driven business.


DataStax's Astra DB and Astra Streaming, uniquely delivers the power of Apache Cassandra™—the world’s most scalable database—with the advanced Apache Pulsar™ streaming technology in an open data stack, available on any cloud.


DataStax has over 600 customers in over 60 countries, including the world’s leading enterprises such as Verizon, Capital One, Cisco, Comcast, Delta Airlines, Audi, eBay, Macy’s, McDonald’s, Safeway, Sony, and Walmart.


DataStax is backed by Goldman Sachs Asset Management, Lightspeed Venture Partners, RCM Private Markets, EDB Investments, Crosslink Capital, Meritech Capital Partners, Scale Venture Partners, DFJ, and others. The company raised $115M in new financing on Jun 15, 2022. This brings DataStax's total funding to $342.6M to date. The latest round valued DataStax at a $1.6B post-money.



  • Year founded: 2010
  • Funding Info: $342.6M over 8 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Private Equity)
  • Yearly Revenue: $200M-$500M (2022)
  • Employee Size: 501-1,000
  • Business Valuation: Valued at $1.6B as of Jun 15, 2022
  • City/Town: Santa Clara
  • State: California
  • Country: United States
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