NocoDB Raises $10.5 Million in Seed Round  

by Kay Aloha Villamor in October 12th, 2022

NocoDB, a San Francisco, CA-based open-source, no-code platform that turns any database into a smart spreadsheet, raised $10.5 million in seed funding to make building apps on top of live production data as easy as using a Spreadsheet.

The round was led by Decibel and OSS Capital, with participation from Uncorrelated Ventures and Together.Fund.

Other prominent investors include early Google investor Ram Shriram, WordPress founder Matt Mullenweg, AngelList co-founder Naval Ravikant, Cloudera co-founder Jeff Hammerbacher, CockroachDB co-founder Spencer Kimball, Red Hat co-founder Bob Young, YouTube co-founder Chad Hurley, BrightRoll founder Tod Sacerdoti, Talend co-founder Bertrand Diard, and Freshworks co-founder Girish Mathrubootham.

“Live production data stores, like MySQL or Snowflake, are intimidating for business users, or even to developers who aren’t used to working with the backend tech stack. But they need access to this data in order to build useful applications quickly,” said Naveen Rudrappa, CEO and Founder at NocoDB. “NocoDB makes it possible to connect any organizational data source to the universally well-understood spreadsheet interface, allowing users with zero coding experience to build workflows and automation that work in concert with real business data.”

NocoDB supports data stores on MySQL, PostgreSQL, Microsoft SQL Server, SQLite, Amazon Aurora, MariaDB, Snowflake, and Oracle DB. Its app store allows users to build business workflows with Slack, Microsoft Teams, Discord, Twilio, WhatsApp, email, and third-party APIs and connectors such as Zapier and Integromat.

Company: NocoDB Inc.

Raised: $10.5M

Round: Seed Round

Funding Month: October 2022

Lead Investors: Decibel and OSS Capital

Additional Investors: Uncorrelated Ventures, Together.Fund, Ram Shriram, Matt Mullenweg, Naval Ravikant, Jeff Hammerbacher, Spencer Kimball, Bob Young, Chad Hurley, Tod Sacerdoti, Bertrand Diard, and Girish Mathrubootham

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Software Category: open-source no-code Database Platform

About the Company: Founded in 2021, NocoDB is an open-source, no-code database platform that connects to any production data source and transforms it into a smart spreadsheet. It offers tools to create a grid view, gallery view, kanban view, and calendar view on your data. NocoDB allows developers and business users to build no-code applications collaboratively with teams and work directly with live production data. With millions of downloads and over 30,000 stars on GitHub, NocoDB is among the top 350 open-source projects in the world. NocoDB open source is used by more than 2000 organizations, including Fortune 500 companies like American Express, Google, McAfee, and Walmart, to create powerful applications and workflows on top of existing code infrastructure.


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