Confluent raises $50M to continue growing commercial arm of Apache Kafka

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data streams Confluent, the commercial company built on top of the open source¬†Apache Kafka streaming database project, announced today that it has closed a $50 million investment. The round was led by Sequoia with Benchmark and Index Ventures also participating. Sequoia’s Matt Miller will be joining the Confluent board as part of the deal. Today’s round brings the total investment into the… Read More