Investing in the future of data, analytics and AI
Databricks Ventures invests in innovative companies that share our view of the future for data, analytics and AI. Our inaugural initiative, the Lakehouse Fund, is focused on early and growth-stage companies that are extending the lakehouse ecosystem or using the lakehouse architecture to create the next generation of data and AI-powered companies.
Portfolio company benefits
Lakehouse Fund investment focus
Alation is the leader in enterprise data intelligence solutions. It helps organizations transform raw data into actionable insights with its data intelligence platform that empowers users to find, understand, govern and use data collaboratively.Learn more
Arcion is a cloud-native, distributed CDC-based data replication platform that makes building real-time data pipelines simple. Arcion helps enterprises eliminate brittle pipelines and data silos.Learn more
dbt is a data transformation framework. Users can work directly within their data lakehouse or warehouse to quickly produce trusted data sets for reporting, ML modeling and operational workflows.Learn more
Hex is a platform for collaborative analytics and data science. Users can connect to data, analyze in a collaborative SQL and Python-powered notebook, and share work as interactive data apps that anyone can use.Learn more
The Hunters SOC platform empowers security teams to automatically identify and respond to incidents that matter, helping teams mitigate real threats faster and more reliably than SIEMs.Learn more
Labelbox is building a collaborative training data platform that makes it easy to create and manage labeled data, enabling rapid deployment of AI applications.Learn more
Matillion is the data productivity cloud that gets data business-ready, faster — with enterprise-scale load, transform, sync and orchestration — for insights, analytics, data science, machine learning and AI.Learn more
Tecton, the machine learning feature platform company, enables data teams to build, centralize, share, and serve production-ready ML features for offline training and online inference, at scale.Learn more
Depending on the size and stage of the investment, Databricks will provide unique access to product roadmap direction, technical integration support, and go-to-market support; access to Databricks mentors for guidance and best practices; and exposure in Databricks’ global go-to-market programs, including our Data + AI Summit series.
We are investing in innovative founders of private companies who share our view of the future for data and AI and are committed to extending the lakehouse ecosystem or using the lakehouse architecture to create the next generation of data and AI-powered companies.
We invest in early through growth-stage private companies within the data, analytics and AI ecosystem.
No, we do not lead rounds. Our strategy is to invest alongside a lead institutional investor.
Databricks Ventures takes minority positions in rounds led by institutional VCs; typical check size varies based on stage of company and size of funding round.
No, Databricks does not plan to take board seats in portfolio companies.