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Series B - II | Alive

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Last Raised

$55M | 2 yrs ago

About Silk

Silk operates as a company specializing in cloud database virtualization in the technology sector. The company offers a virtualization platform that sits between the cloud storage infrastructure and cloud databases, providing accelerated performance and resource efficiency. It primarily serves sectors such as finance, healthcare, insurance, and retail. It was formerly known as Kaminario. It was founded in 2018 and is based in Needham, Massachusetts.

Headquarters Location

75 Second Avenue 6th Floor, Suite 620

Needham, Massachusetts, 02494,

United States



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Enterprise Tech / Data Management

The data virtualization market helps organizations centralize data from heterogeneous sources by creating a virtual representation of physical data. Data virtualization eliminates the need for data replication and consolidation, and it creates a single point of reference for data from various sources. This market also addresses the challenge of integrating with on-premises or cloud databases, SaaS…

Silk named as Highflier among 8 other companies, including SAS, CData Software, and Denodo.


Research containing Silk

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CB Insights Intelligence Analysts have mentioned Silk in 1 CB Insights research brief, most recently on Aug 4, 2023.

Silk Patents

Silk has filed 42 patents.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • data management
  • computer memory
  • computer storage devices
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Cloud storage, Data management, File hosting, Virtual private networks, Network protocols


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Cloud storage, Data management, File hosting, Virtual private networks, Network protocols



Latest Silk News

Silk Enables OptaFi to Migrate and Modernize Their Customers' Electronic Healthcare Records in the Public Cloud

May 31, 2023

Press Release• May 31, 2023 09:00 EDT NEEDHAM, Mass., May 31, 2023 ( - Silk announces that OptaFi is now leveraging the Silk Data Virtualization Platform to help migrate and modernize their customers' Electronic Health Records (EHR) in the public cloud. With Silk, OptaFi helps their customers meet their cloud migration goals by enabling a predictable end user experience while keeping projects under budget and on time. "EHR are notoriously difficult to migrate to the cloud given they require a high level of performance," said Scott Mayo, GM/COO of OptaFi. "Introducing Silk into our solution stack allows our healthcare customers to realize the performance EHR workloads demand and increases scalability while controlling costs." "The future of EHR is in the cloud. The cloud makes it possible to provide a better patient experience, improve faster access to data, enhance security, and increase scalability for times of greater patient activity," said Itay Shoshani, COO, Silk. "Silk has a strong history of helping the healthcare industry migrate and modernize EHR. We are excited to be partnering with OptaFi to help their customers achieve the true promise of the cloud." To learn more about how Silk has partnered with leaders in the healthcare industry, visit . About Silk The Silk Data Virtualization Platform gives demanding workloads up to 10x faster performance in the cloud. Without refactoring, applications can move to the public cloud without compromising on performance or overspending to mitigate risk. Industry leaders in e-commerce, SaaS, FinTech, and Healthcare trust Silk with their business-critical workloads to get the ultra-fast speeds customers demand. Silk is headquartered outside of Boston, MA. To learn more, visit . About OptaFi, LLC OptaFi LLC is a joint venture launched in 2022 between Sentara Healthcare and Infinite Computer Solutions. Headquartered in Virginia Beach, VA, OptaFi's mission is to modernize healthcare environments with a secure, cloud-first, high-speed, and cost-controlled digital landscape. Designed by Healthcare for Healthcare, their core services include: EMR on Cloud (Azure, AWS, Hybrid Cloud adjacent) transitions and management Healthcare enterprise data analytics platform build and management Cloud HIPAA/NIST security framework build, manage and deploy Cloud cost analysis and assessments (spend control and telemetry) ###

Silk Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Silk founded?

    Silk was founded in 2018.

  • Where is Silk's headquarters?

    Silk's headquarters is located at 75 Second Avenue, Needham.

  • What is Silk's latest funding round?

    Silk's latest funding round is Series B - II.

  • How much did Silk raise?

    Silk raised a total of $294.5M.

  • Who are the investors of Silk?

    Investors of Silk include Globespan Capital Partners, Pitango Venture Capital, Ibex Investors, Meitav Dash, Vintage and 18 more.

  • Who are Silk's competitors?

    Competitors of Silk include Neon and 8 more.


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