Pre-IPO Profile: Dataminr

Company: Dataminr

Founded: 2009

Total Funding to Date: $180 mm


  • Credit Suisse
  • Fidelity
  • GSV Capital
  • Institutional Venture Partners
  • Venrock
  • Wellington Management

Key People:

  • Ted Bailey, CEO, Founder & Chairman
  • Jeff Kinsey, CTO & Co-Founder
  • Julio Pekarovic, CFO

Description: Based in New York City, Dataminr is a leading real-time information discovery company. Dataminr transforms real-time data from Twitter and other public sources into actionable signals, identifying the most relevant information for clients in finance, public sector, news, security and crisis management. Since Dataminr’s founding in 2009, use of the the company’s information, content and services has become widespread not only on Wall Street but also across many industries that depend on real-time information. Dataminr is currently used by the world’s leading hedge funds and investment banks to take action on early market moving information and gain perspective and context from non-traditional sources. In the public sector both here at home and abroad, local and national governments are leveraging Dataminr to receive the earliest possible warnings of disasters and other major incidents in order to better protect their citizens and help save lives. Across the media industry, Dataminr has rapidly become the real-time information standard for news organizations.  In security and crisis management watch centers around the globe, Dataminr is providing crucial early warnings to some of the world’s largest corporations on emerging threats to help protect their assets, interests and employees.

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