Starburst Data

Starburst is a company that leverages the open-source platform Presto to provide the fastest, most efficient analytics engine for your data warehouse, data lake, or Data Mesh.

Starburst gives analysts the freedom to work with diverse data sets wherever their location, without compromising on performance.

Starburst Data was founded in 2017 by Justin Borgman and Kamil Bajda-Pawlikowski. The company is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts.


Starburst unlocks the value of distributed data by making it fast and easy to access, no matter where it lives. Starburst queries data across any database, making it instantly actionable for data-driven organizations.


Starburst also announced new capabilities for Starburst Enterprise that enable organizations to build and share data products. Starburst Galaxy is a SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) offering that enables data lake and lakehouse analytics, as well as cross-cloud analytics.


Starburst is powering a new era of data analytics for companies across the globe, including Comcast, FINRA, Condé Nast, Zillow, Standard Chartered, and Carrefour Brazil.


Starburst is backed by Coatue, Alkeon Capital, Index Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz, Altimeter, B Capital Group, Salesforce Ventures, and others. The company raised $250M in Series D round on Feb 09, 2022. This brings Starburst's total funding to $414M to date. The latest round nearly tripled the company's valuation to $3.35B post-money, from their previous $1.2B gained after a Series C raised in Jan 2021.



  • Year founded: 2017
  • Funding Info: $414M over 4 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Series D)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 201-500
  • Business Valuation: Valued at $3.35B as of Feb 09, 2022
  • City/Town: Boston
  • State: Massachusetts
  • Country: United States
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