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Giving decision-makers data insights

101-200 employees
  • B2B
  • Enterprise
  • Big data
  • Data Analysis
  • Cloud Computing
148 Castro St, B20, Mountain View, California 94041, US

Company mission

To make data more accessible and actionable.

Top investors

Few candidates hear
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53% employee growth in 12 months

Otta's take

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Theo Margolius

COO of Otta

StarTree is a startup founded by the creators of Apache Pinot, which delivers scaled analytics at low latency for up to millions of users - and has proven successful with market giants like Weibo, Walmart, and LinkedIn. StarTree is the platform-as-service version of Apache Pinot for enterprise, which is used by Cisco, Etsy and Target.

The company's pedigree is strong, with founders previously holding engineering positions at Uber and LinkedIn. They saw firsthand the benefits of providing real-time insights to users of Linkedin and UberEats, knowing it would sit well with wider population.

Certainly, with more companies grappling with larger data pools at speed, the demand for low-latency analytics engines appears to only be growing. StarTree hopes to position Apache Pinot as the go-to engine for this and is focusing on marketing and sales to fend off rivals such as ClickHouse. It is expanding internationally as well to drive uptake, opening an office in India to grow into Asian markets..

Funding (last 2 of 3 rounds)

Aug 2022



May 2021




Total funding

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Xiang Fu


After compleating a Masters in Computational Science and Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology, they worked as a Senior Software Engineer for LinkedIn and Staff Software Engineer for Uber. They were the Founding Engineer for Stealth Mode Startup and a Pinot PMC and Committer for The Apache Software Foundation.

Kishore Gopalakrishna

(Co-Founder & CEO)

After graduating from the National Institute of Technology, Karnataka, they became an Application Developer for Oracle. Before becoming the Founding Engineer for the Stealth Mode Startup Company, they were a Senior Technical at Yahoo and Senior Staff Engineer at LinkedIn.

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