It's a big bet on the potential of big data to transform industries.
The Series E financing round was led by Accel Partners and included Greylock Partners, Ignition Partners, In-Q-Tel (of CIA fame) and Meritech Capital Partners, all existing investors. It brings the company's total funding to date to $140 million and values the company at $700 million, Hesseldahl reports.
Cloudera was formed in 2008 by Jeff Hammerbacher, Christophe Bisciglia, Amr Awadallah and Mike Olson, veterans of Facebook, Google, Yahoo and Oracle. The company most recently hired Yodlee and Ariba veteran Jim Frankola as CFO, and has plans to expand in Europe, Hesseldahl reports.
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