MariaDB Investors

Backed By Global Companies

MariaDB is funded by leading investment firms and technology companies, including Alibaba Cloud, Intel Capital, ServiceNow, California Technology Ventures, Runa Capital, Tesi, SmartFin, GP Bullhound and Open Ocean.

Alibaba Cloud

Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of Alibaba Group, is among the world’s top three IaaS providers according to Gartner, and the largest provider of public cloud services in China, according to IDC. Alibaba Cloud provides a comprehensive suite of cloud computing services.

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California Technology Ventures

California Technology Ventures is an early stage venture company primarily focused on two industries: Information and Communications Technology and Life Sciences. Its mission is to build world-class companies by providing capital, resources, and guidance to promising and passionate entrepreneurs and their teams.

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GP Bullhound

GP Bullhound is a leading technology advisory and investment firm, providing transaction advice and capital to the world’s best entrepreneurs and founders. Founded in 1999, the firm today has offices in London, San Francisco, Stockholm, Berlin, Manchester, Paris, Hong Kong, Madrid and New York.

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Intel Capital, Intel’s strategic investment and M&A organization, has been backing innovative startups since 1991. Intel Capital has invested more than US$11.8 billion in 1,478 companies worldwide, and 617 portfolio companies have gone public or been acquired.

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Open Ocean

Open Ocean is a VC company investing in disruptive tech startups. Open Ocean was the first major investor in MySQL AB, which was sold to Sun Microsystems for $1B in 2008. Open Ocean is backed by MySQL & MariaDB co-founder Michael “Monty” Widenius.

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Runa Capital

Runa Capital is an early stage venture capital firm that invests in software applications and infrastructure. Runa Capital focus areas include deep tech like infrastructure, disruptive applications in regulated markets like fin-tech, healthcare and education, and B2B SaaS.

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Founded in 2004, ServiceNow cloud services automate, predict, digitize and optimize business processes and tasks, creating a better experience for your employees, users and customers while transforming your enterprise.

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SmartFin Capital

SmartFin Capital is a technology Private Equity fund managed by a strong team that combines financial, operational and entrepreneurial experience supporting its portfolio companies in their growth ambitions. They target growth technology companies that display the potential for significant value creation.

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Tesi is a venture capital and private equity company that accelerates companies’ success stories by investing both in funds and directly in companies. They offer promising growth companies business expertise and international networks, enabling a company to pursue its growth strategy.

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