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Founded Year



Series D | Alive

Total Raised




Last Raised

$250M | 2 yrs ago



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About Starburst

Starburst provides an open-source data analytics and query platform. The company's platform allows enterprises to analyze data from various databases such as data lakes, data warehouses, and data mesh. The company was formerly known as Project Flex. It was founded in 2017 and is based in Boston, Massachusetts.

Headquarters Location

177 Huntington Avenue Suite 1703, PMB 82089

Boston, Massachusetts, 02115,

United States



ESPs containing Starburst

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Enterprise Tech / Data Management

The cloud data integration market involves moving data from various sources to cloud destinations. Technology vendors in this market offer solutions that allow large and complex datasets to be moved in a secure manner. They enable organizations to overcome data silos, achieve data interoperability, and harness the benefits of cloud computing for data processing and analytics.

Starburst named as Outperformer among 15 other companies, including Google Cloud Platform, Databricks, and Snowflake.

Starburst's Products & Differentiators

    Starburst Enterprise

    Starburst Enterprise is a fully supported, production-tested and enterprise-grade distribution of open source Trino (formerly Presto® SQL). It improves performance and security while making it easy to deploy, connect, and manage your Trino environment.


Research containing Starburst

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CB Insights Intelligence Analysts have mentioned Starburst in 3 CB Insights research briefs, most recently on Aug 4, 2023.

Expert Collections containing Starburst

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Starburst is included in 1 Expert Collection, including Unicorns- Billion Dollar Startups.


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Starburst Patents

Starburst has filed 1 patent.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • ethernet
  • fiber optics
  • local loop
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Telecommunications equipment, Ethernet, Signal cables, Local loop, Fiber optics


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Related Topics

Telecommunications equipment, Ethernet, Signal cables, Local loop, Fiber optics



Latest Starburst News

Sparkling Ice Introduce STARBURST Candy in New Zero-Sugar Beverage

Feb 12, 2024

Image courtesy of Talking Rain Beverage Co. February 12, 2024 Talking Rain Beverage Co.  announced the launch of Sparkling Ice STARBURST—a new line of Sparkling Ice flavors designed to capture the taste and sensory experience of STARBURST original fruit chew candy with zero sugar. The new line of STARBURST-inspired Sparkling Ice comes in the candy’s four original flavors—cherry, lemon, orange and strawberry. "Sparkling Ice STARBURST is a bold new sparkling water collaboration, designed to surprise and delight our loyal fans and attract a whole new legion of flavor-loving consumers to our zero-sugar beverages," says Rich DePencier, chief growth officer at Talking Rain Beverage Co. "This brand collaboration is already igniting enthusiasm among beverage influencers, industry leaders and retailers. It's just the beginning of a new chapter in the Sparkling Ice brand that our fans will love." Influencers began buzzing about the collaboration weeks before news of the launch was available publicly. To date, their organic content has garnered more than a half-million views on TikTok. The new line of STARBURST-inspired Sparkling Ice will be available online via Amazon starting March 4. It also began arriving at select retailers in late January and will continue rolling out nationally throughout the spring.

Starburst Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Starburst founded?

    Starburst was founded in 2017.

  • Where is Starburst's headquarters?

    Starburst's headquarters is located at 177 Huntington Avenue , Boston.

  • What is Starburst's latest funding round?

    Starburst's latest funding round is Series D.

  • How much did Starburst raise?

    Starburst raised a total of $414M.

  • Who are the investors of Starburst?

    Investors of Starburst include Index Ventures, Coatue, Andreessen Horowitz, Salesforce Ventures, Altimeter Capital and 5 more.

  • Who are Starburst's competitors?

    Competitors of Starburst include Ahana, Imply, e6data, WCKD RZR, Promethium and 7 more.

  • What products does Starburst offer?

    Starburst's products include Starburst Enterprise and 1 more.


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