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The 6 Fastest Growing Startups from San Jose

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In terms of entrepreneurship and business, San Jose has evolved into one of the top emerging hubs in the world.

Hundreds of startup companies have been founded there in the last years, many of which are enjoying incredible success.

We've compiled a list with the 6 most successful ones.


6 Startups in San Jose

1) Automation Anywhere

1) Automation Anywhere

Automation Anywhere is a cognitive Robotic Process Automation (RPA) platform for enterprises.

Details of the startup:

  • Started in: 2003
  • Founders: Ankur Kothari, Mihir Shukla, Neeti Mehta, Rushabh Parmani
  • Industries: Artificial Intelligence, Enterprise Software, Machine Learning, SaaS, Software
  • Number of employees: 1001-5000
  • Funding amount: $840,000,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 7
  • Number of investors: 10

You can find their website here.

2) Whatfix

2) Whatfix

Whatfix is a digital platform that makes it easier for organizations to streamline their training and support operations by providing contextual information.

Details of the startup:

  • Started in: 2014
  • Founders: Khadim Batti, Varakumar Namburu
  • Industries: Enterprise Applications, Enterprise Software, Information Services, Information Technology, Training
  • Number of employees: 501-1000
  • Funding amount: $139,845,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 8
  • Number of investors: 18

You can find their website here.

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3) Cohesity

3) Cohesity

Backups, test/dev, file services, and analytics are all supported by Cohesity's hyperconverged secondary storage.

Details of the startup:

  • Started in: 2013
  • Founders: Mohit Aron
  • Industries: Analytics, Cloud Computing, Data Center, Data Storage, Information Technology
  • Number of employees: 1001-5000
  • Funding amount: $660,000,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 5
  • Number of investors: 22

You can find their website here.

4) Vectra

4) Vectra

Vectra is a cybersecurity technology that employs artificial intelligence (AI) to detect intruders in real time and conduct thorough event investigations.

Details of the startup:

  • Started in: 2011
  • Founders: Hitesh Sheth, James Harlacher, Marc Rogers, Mark Abene
  • Industries: Artificial Intelligence, Cloud Security, Cyber Security, Network Security, Software
  • Number of employees: 251-500
  • Funding amount: $352,540,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 9
  • Number of investors: 14

You can find their website here.

5) Lacework

5) Lacework

Lacework is a security platform that delivers compliance checks and automatic threat defense for the cloud generation of builders.

Details of the startup:

  • Started in: 2015
  • Founders: Mike Speiser, Sanjay Kalra, Vikram Kapoor
  • Industries: Cloud Security, Compliance, Security, Software
  • Number of employees: 251-500
  • Funding amount: $599,000,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 4
  • Number of investors: 13

You can find their website here.

6) Robin.io

6) Robin.io

On Kubernetes, Robin.io runs stateful applications, including Big Data, Databases, AI/ML, and Custom Apps.

Details of the startup:

  • Started in: 2013
  • Founders: Krishna Yeddanapudi, Partha Seetala
  • Industries: Data Center, Enterprise Applications, Enterprise Software, Information Technology, Infrastructure, Software
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: $84,000,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 7
  • Number of investors: 13

You can find their website here.

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