Zilliz, a San Francisco, CA-based leading vector database company based in San Francisco, CA, and the creator of Milvus, announced a $60 million extension to its initial $43 million Series B funding, bringing the total investment to $113 million.
The round was led by Prosperity7 Ventures, the diversified growth fund under Aramco Ventures, with participation from existing investors Temasek's Pavilion Capital, Hillhouse Capital, 5Y Capital, and Yunqi Capital.
Following the establishment of its Silicon Valley headquarters, Zilliz intends to use the additional funds to expand both its engineering and go-to-market teams.
This will allow Zilliz to strengthen its ongoing commitment to open source and expand its managed cloud offering.
Company: Zilliz, Inc.
Round: Series B ext.
Funding Month: Aug 2022
Lead Investors: Prosperity7 Ventures
Additional Investors: Temasek's Pavilion Capital, Hillhouse Capital, 5Y Capital, and Yunqi Capital
Company Website: https://zilliz.com/
Software Category: Vector Database
About the Company: Zilliz is a leading vector database company for production-ready AI, built by the engineers who created Milvus, the world's most popular open-source vector database, Zilliz is on a mission to unleash data insights with AI. The company builds next-generation database technologies to help organizations rapidly create AI/ML applications and unlock the potential of unstructured data. By taking the burden of complex data infrastructure management off of its users, Zilliz is committed to bringing the power of AI to every corporation, every organization, and every individual. Zilliz's technologies and products help over 1000 organizations worldwide easily create AI applications in various scenarios, including computer vision, image retrieval, video analysis, NLP, recommendation engines, targeted ads, customized search, smart chatbots, fraud detection, network security, new drug discovery, and much more. Headquartered in San Francisco, California.