30 May, 2014
Big Data Landscape CategoryAnalytics and Visualization
ParStream is both the name of a proprietary data analytics platform, as well as the the company that created and distributes the platform. ParStream the platform is a database built to produce big data analytics quickly, in real time, with a constantly updating data stream and a columnar, massively parallel architecture that can run on standard infrastructures.
Founders: Michael Hummel, Jörg Bienert and Norbert Heußer
CEO: Michael Hummel
2008: ParStream founded
2012: ParStream opens United States office; receives initial venture capital investment from Baker Capital, CrunchFund, Data Collective, Khosla Ventures and Tola Capital in a Series A round totalling $5.6 million.
ParStream is a privately-held company headquartered in Cologne, Germany. The company also keeps offices in Cupertino, California, USA and Paris, France.