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ThoughtSpot

ThoughtSpot

ThoughtSpot is a Palo Alto, California-based company.

ThoughtSpot is a search-engine based, business intelligence platform (pb). It was established in 2012 by Shashank Gupta, Ajeet Singh, Priyendra Deshwal, Sanjay Agrawal, Abhishek Rai, Amit Prakash, and Vijay Ganesan. It aims to provide a platform that can generate analytical reports based on large datasets. It is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, United States.

Product & Service

ThoughtSpot’s platform allows individuals to generate reports by inputting their query through ThoughtSpot’s search engine. The query is natural language-based, thus allowing any individual with access to the platform to create a custom analytics report based on the existing datasets. The generated reports are shown in the form of graphs, which can be customized based on the user’s need. The platform is available both as installed software and a cloud-based platform, alongside additional support through a mobile application. The platform is intended for use by businesses who need to generate reports based on large amounts of data, ranging from those in the retail industry to government institutions.

Funding

Since the company’s founding year, ThoughtSpot has raised a funding total of $543.7 million through seven funding rounds. ThoughtSpot most recently held a Series E in August 2019, collecting $248 million. Past investors who have provided financing for ThoughtSpot include Silver Lake Waterman, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Khosla Ventures, and Sapphire Ventures.

Timeline

August 22, 2019

ThoughtSpot raises a $248,000,000 series E round from Lightspeed Venture Partners, Sapphire Ventures and Silver Lake Waterman.

May 19, 2016

ThoughtSpot raises a $50,000,000 series C round from Khosla Ventures, Geodesic Capital, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Quentin Clarke and General Catalyst.

February 2014

ThoughtSpot raises a $10,700,000 series A round from Lightspeed Venture Partners.

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Cole Shiflett

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Jonathan Gaffney

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Nidhi Agarwal

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Scott Holden

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Ron Miller
August 28, 2019
TechCrunch
ThoughtSpot was started by a bunch of ex-Googlers looking to bring the power of search to data. Seven years later the company is growing fast, sporting a fat valuation of almost $2 billion and looking ahead to a possible IPO. Today it announced a hefty $248 million Series E round as it continues on its [...]

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