Future Unicorn🦄 #188: StarTree
Open-source real-time analytics
The Quild Future Unicorn highlights one future of work early-stage startup with statistically significant signals of becoming a unicorn.
StarTree is a startup building a platform-as-service version of the Apache Pinot analytics platform. It is founded by the creators of Apache Pinot and inspired by the user-facing analytics revolution begun by companies like LinkedIn and Uber.
Top company alumni
Kishore worked at Oracle (1+ yrs), Yahoo (5 yrs), LinkedIn (8+ yrs)
Xiang worked at LinkedIn (2+ yrs), Uber (2+ yrs)
Top university alumni
Xiang graduated from Tsinghua University (BS) and Georgia Tech (MS)
Fast team growth
Grew 2x YoY to 80+ employees
Midas list investors
GGV led series B
Bain Capital Ventures led series A
CRV led series seed
Raised series A in 2021, series B in 2022