Article: Airbyte announces $26M Series A for open source data connector platform

API, Open Infrastructure

Airbyte announces $26M Series A for open source data connector platform

One of the major issues facing companies these days isn’t finding relevant data so much as moving it to where it’s needed. Enter Airbyte, an early-stage startup that is building an open-source data integration platform to help solve that problem. Today the company announced a $26 million Series A, just a couple of months after announcing its $5.2 million seed round.

Benchmark led the investment with help from 8VC, Accel, SV Angel, Y Combinator and multiple tech industry luminaries. The company has raised more than $31 million, all of it coming this year.

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Article: Startup AirByte Aims to Make Its Open Source ETL Connector Specs ‘the Standard’

Code, Open Software, Open Source

Startup AirByte Aims to Make Its Open Source ETL Connector Specs ‘the Standard’

Being able to quickly extract data from multiple sources for processing has become a crucial business capability. AirByte, a startup that’s just about eight months old, is building open source solutions to make that extraction easier for enterprises. The company recently raised a $5.2 million seed round, with participation by major VC players, to go after the opportunity.

AirByte’s goal is to take the pain out of building and maintaining the pipelines needed to carry data from sources such as data warehouses, data lakes, and databases to destinations including cloud data warehouses, like Amazon Redshift, Snowflake, and BigQuery, or to on-premises storage for local processing.

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