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Q2 2020: 15 Largest Global Startup Funding Rounds


13. Confluent $250.0M
Round: Series E
Description: Mountain View-based Confluent offers a streaming platform based on Apache Kafka that enables companies to easily access data as real-time streams. Founded by Jay Kreps, Jun Rao, and Neha Narkhede in 2014, has now raised a total of $455.9M in total equity funding and is backed by investors that include Sequoia Capital, Index Ventures, Data Collective DCVC, Benchmark, and Franklin Templeton Investments.
Investors in the round: Altimeter Capital, Coatue Management, Franklin Templeton Investments, Index Ventures, Sequoia Capital
Funding month: April
Industry: Big Data, Cloud Data Services, Enterprise Software, Open Source, Software
Founders: Jay Kreps, Jun Rao, Neha Narkhede
Founding year: 2014
Location: Mountain View
Total reported equity funding: $455.9M


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