Investing in the future of data, analytics and AI
Databricks Ventures invests in innovative companies that share our view of the future for data, analytics and AI. Our inaugural initiative, the Lakehouse Fund, is focused on early and growth-stage companies that are extending the lakehouse ecosystem or using the lakehouse architecture to create the next generation of data and AI-powered companies.
Portfolio company benefits
Lakehouse Fund investment focus
Depending on the size and stage of the investment, Databricks will provide unique access to product roadmap direction, technical integration support, and go-to-market support; access to Databricks mentors for guidance and best practices; and exposure in Databricks’ global go-to-market programs, including our Data + AI Summit series.
We are investing in innovative founders of private companies who share our view of the future for data and AI and are committed to extending the lakehouse ecosystem or using the lakehouse architecture to create the next generation of data and AI-powered companies.
We invest in early through growth-stage private companies within the data, analytics and AI ecosystem.
No, we do not lead rounds. Our strategy is to invest alongside a lead institutional investor.
Databricks Ventures takes minority positions in rounds led by institutional VCs; typical check size varies based on stage of company and size of funding round.
No, Databricks does not plan to take board seats in portfolio companies.