DBtune Closes €2.4 Million in Seed Round

by Kay Aloha Villamor in August 1st, 2023

DBtune, a Lund, Sweden-based AI-based database performance optimization solution provider, closed €2.4 million in seed funding.

The round was led by 42Cap, with participation from Axeleo Capital, Tiny Supercomputer Investment Company, Exxeta Ventures, and JVH Ventures, as well as angel investors Kingston Duffie, Martin Hell, and Peter Zaitsev. 

With the funding, the company plans to enhance its product offerings, expand its team through new hires, and accelerate its growth.

DBtune’s approach simplifies the tuning process for database instances using artificial intelligence.

The startup's AI-based cloud and on-prem service enable users to effortlessly tune their database systems, allowing database administrators to focus on strategic initiatives and maximize efficiency and productivity.

According to DBtune, its customers can reduce their computing resource requirements, leading to more efficiency in their Financial DevOps (FinOps) operations. Additionally, users can save on cloud credits and reduce their CO2 impact, aligning with environmental, social, and governance (ESG) goals.

“This funding round will enable us to simplify tuning processes using artificial intelligence, empowering organizations to achieve unmatched efficiency and productivity in their database operations. Our mission is to redefine how businesses approach database optimization. With this funding, we’re all set to expand our product offerings, grow our talented team, and accelerate our journey towards transforming database management. I’m immensely proud of our 7-member team and our advisors who bring diverse expertise in machine learning, database, and cloud technologies,” said Luigi Nardi, Founder and CEO of DBtune.

Company: DBtune

Raised: €2.4M

Round: Seed Round

Funding Month: July 2023

Lead Investors: 42Cap

Additional Investors: Axeleo Capital, Tiny Supercomputer Investment Company, Exxeta Ventures, JVH Ventures, Kingston Duffie, Martin Hell and Peter Zaitsev

Company Website: https://www.dbtune.ai/

Software Category: AI-integrated Database and Optimization Platform

About the Company: Founded in 2020, DBtune develops an AI-integrated database and optimization platform that offers various database management solutions. It provides solutions to optimize system performances by tuning the database in the cloud or on-premises and thus simplifies the tuning process for database instances using artificial intelligence. DBtune is a spin-off of Stanford University and Lund University, with a foundation rooted in eight years of machine learning research and development in academia. 

Source: https://www.eu-startups.com/2023/07/malmo-based-dbtune-closes-a-e2-4-million-seed-funding-to-achieve-ai-efficiency-in-database-operations/

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