US data analytics platform TigerGraph raises $31m from Baidu, Qiming, Ant, others

US-based TigerGraph, a real-time graph analytics platform, has secured $31 million in a Series A round of funding from a battery of prominent investors including Qiming VC, Baidu, Ant Financial, AME Cloud, Morado Ventures, Zod Nazem, Danhua Capital and DCVC

The Series A round also coincides with TigerGraph’s emergence from stealth mode, when it was known as GraphSQL.

TigerGraph is a real-time graph database platform for enterprise applications, especially suited for very large graphs. It claims to offer deep link analytics enabling exploration, discovery and prediction of relationships. These features are essential enterprise applications including: personalized recommendations, fraud prevention, supply-chain logistics optimization, company knowledge graph and more.

Yu Xu, founder and CEO of TigerGraph, said, “with the power of combining real-time, big data and deep link analytics in a single platform, TigerGraph delivers the true promise and benefits of a graph platform.”

TigerGraph is used by customers including Alipay, VISA, SoftBank, State Grid Corporation of China, Wish.com and Elementum.

 

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  • A reporter to track companies/startups that have raised private capital, and have the potential to become unicorns. SEA currently has over 40 companies with a valuation of over $100 million and under $1 billion.
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