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Recent Coverage

The vast majority of data engineers are burnt out. Those working in healthcare are no exception

Publisher - FIERCE Healthcare

Battle for Data Pros Heats Up as Burnout Builds

Publisher - datanami

Tech workers warned they were going to quit. Now, the problem is spiralling out of control

Publisher - ZDNet

Data Engineers Are Burned Out and Calling for DataOps

Publisher - BusinessWire Unveils New Suite of Governance and Automation Features

Publisher - Solutions Review

You Need To Be Thinking In Knowledge Graphs

Publisher - Forbes

Best Data Governance Tools & Software of 2021

Publisher - IT Business Edge

Addressing the Data Catalog Identity Crisis

Publisher - Towards Data Science

Solutions Review’s Vendors to Know in Metadata Management and Data Cataloging, 2021

Publisher - Solutions Review

In the money:, others raise fresh cash

Publisher - Austin Business Journal

US: Texans protest new voting legislation

Publisher - Sky News

Texans protest new voting legislation which has been compared to Jim Crow laws that enforced segregation

Publisher - Sky News, a cloud-based data organizer, raises $11 million in growth funding

Publisher - vatornews raises $11M

Publisher - VentureBeat

Enhance internal and external data for better decision-making

Publisher - Intelligent Insurer

Brett Hurt on Texas voting restriction: ‘It’s fundamentally anti-Democratic’

Publisher - MSNBC

Texas Companies Break Silence on Voting Restrictions

Publisher - Pew - Stateline

American Airlines, Unilever, Others Oppose Texas Voting Access Laws

Publisher - The Wall Street Journal

The 6 Best Data Fabric Tools and Software for 2021

Publisher - Data Management Solutions Review

Startups must curb bureaucracy to ensure agile data governance

Publisher - TechCrunch

Tableau’s COVID-19 Data Hub revamped for recovery phase

Publisher - ZDNet

Facebook can save itself by becoming a B Corporation

Publisher - TechCrunch

Key Takeaways: Forrester Wave for Machine Learning Data Catalogs, Q4 2020

Publisher - Solutions Review

Top 10 Data Catalog Software Solutions

Publisher - Datamation

Data catalog company,, has surpassed the one million user mark

Publisher - vator Announces New Platform Features And Introduces Continuous Innovation Digest

Publisher - AiTHORITY

Solutions Review Names 7 Data Catalog Vendors to Watch, 2021

Publisher - Solutions Review

What Data Analysis Is and the Skills Needed to Succeed

Publisher - US News & World Report

Interview with Brett Hurt, CEO and cofounder of

Publisher - vator

Top 12 Big Data and Analytics Funding Rounds of 2020 (So Far)

Publisher - Solutions Review

Stressed Out Over the Covid-19 Pandemic? Some Companies Invent a Holiday

Publisher - The Wall Street Journal

A peek at Workday’s venture arm and three of its portfolio companies

Publisher - diginomica

Five Steps to Succeed with Your Continuous Intelligence Strategy

Publisher - Eckerson Group

How to Make Agile Data Governance Work

Publisher - Database Trends and Applications

Cloud-based data organizer,, named Strong Performer in new Forrester Wave report

Publisher - vator

Top Seven Hits and Misses in the Graph Database World

Publisher - The Startup

Above the Trend Line

Publisher - insideBIGDATA Secures $26 Million In Venture Capital Funding

Publisher - AiThority

Term Sheet

Publisher - Fortune, a cloud-based data organizer, raises $26 million in capital funding

Publisher - vator Aims to Rethink Data Catalogs

Publisher - datanami secures $26 million funding, exemplifies the use of semantics and knowledge graphs for metadata management

Publisher - ZDnet Raises $26 Million for Making Data Usable for Everyone

Publisher - Cheddar

Austin’s closes on $26 Million in funding as demand for its data platform soars

Publisher - Silicon Hills News raises $26 million from likes of Tech Pioneers Fund, Breyer Capital, Prologis

Publisher - Austin Business Journal

Austin’s raises $26M to speed growth

Publisher - Austin-American Statesman Secures $26M For Cloud Data Catalog

Publisher - Crunchbase raises $26 million to address data processing pain points

Publisher - VentureBeat

Using data for public good in fight for racial equity

Publisher - TechTarget

Collaboration is the Future of Journalism

Publisher - NiemanReports

Accelerating Time to Value with Data

Publisher - Novarica

Health technology innovator tackles Covid-19

Publisher - Miami Today

Austin’s Best Places to Work ranked for 2020

Publisher - Austin Business Journal

The Innovative Structure That Could Save Facebook

Publisher - Techonomy

Creating Planet Data To Fight Covid-19 And Future Healthcare Emergencies

Publisher - Forbes

A data dump during a crisis

Publisher - Austin Business Journal

Tech leaders look at access, diversity demands caused by Covid-19

Publisher - Austin Monitor

Coronavirus, SARS and Flu Resources

Publisher - Journalist's Toolbox

A State-by-State Look at Coronavirus in Prisons

Publisher - The Marshall Project

Life as a startup CEO right now: Big wins, bonuses and a few tears

Publisher - Austin Business Journal

Publishing open data in times of crisis

Publisher - Open Data Institute

Data Journalism Top 10: Bill Gates Conspiracies, COVID-19 Excess Mortality, Home Deaths Spike, Test Kits

Publisher - Global Investigative Journalism Network

Using Data to Crunch COVID-19

Publisher - Stratfor Pen and Sword (podcast)

All the trauma we cannot see

Publisher - Muck Rack Weekly

Weekly Refresh: Hitch’s New Routes,’s COVID-19 Portal, and More

Publisher - built in Austin

How to Find Data Sources and Organize Data to Fit Your Content Needs

Publisher - SEMrush

AP Makes Coronavirus Dataset Available to All

Publisher - Editor and Publisher

AP makes coronavirus dataset available to all

Publisher - AP: The Definitive Source

Knowledge graphs in the fight against COVID-19

Publisher - The Graph Lounge

Hunt for real numbers for Bergamo and Brescia

Publisher - scienzainrete

As COVID-19 data sets become more accessible, novel coronavirus pandemic may be most visualized ever

Publisher - ZDNET hiring as it jumps into COVID-19 fight

Publisher - Austin Business Journal

Tableau makes Johns Hopkins coronavirus data available for the rest of us

Publisher - ZDNET

Above the Trend Line

Publisher - insideBIGDATA

Brett Hurt’s showcases how businesses can be recognized for ethical practices

Publisher - Austin Business Journal

Austin’s Finds Success as a B Corp Bringing Together Data Users on its Global Platform

Publisher - SiliconHills

Top 10 Workday Podcasts of 2019

Publisher - Workday Blog

ProgrammableWeb’s Most Clicked, Shared and Talked About APIs of 2019: Big Data and Analytics

Publisher - ProgrammableWeb

12 Ways Texas Science Innovators Made the Most of 2019

Publisher - UT Austin College of Natural Sciences

K is for Knowledge: Application and data integration for better business, using metadata and knowledge graphs

Publisher - ZDNet

New tools power collaborative data journalism with a local emphasis

Publisher - Center for Cooperative Media

The Data Toolbox: The Expanding Domain of AI & Analytics

Publisher - G2 Research Hub

Syria, the victims of a war and the maps of the world’s conflicts

Publisher - Il Sole 24 Ore

A UT Austin Spin-Out Beats the Odds, Turning Data into Knowledge

Publisher - UT Austin College of Natural Sciences News

Why We Need Community-Driven Tech Ethics: Two Years of the Global Data Ethics Project

Publisher - Tech at Bloomberg

Setting the Startup World Ablaze: Austin Inno’s 2019 50 on Fire

Publisher - Austin Inno

The Uncounted Dead of Duterte’s Drug War

Publisher - The Atlantic

Dollars for Data Journalism: How One Project Makes Money by Selling Data on Police

Publisher - Global Investigative Journalism Network

SXSW PanelPicker Voting is Open. Here Are 24 Sweet Pitches by Austinites

Publisher - Austin Inno

Austin Mosaic Awards Name Finalists for 2019 Diversity and Inclusion Honors

Publisher - Austin Inno captures Capsenta

Publisher - captures Capsenta Acquires Austin-based Capsenta

Publisher - SiliconHills Acquires Capsenta

Publisher - Texas TechPulse joins forces with Capsenta to bring knowledge graph-based data management to the enterprise

Publisher - ZDNet

Austin’s acquires UT spin out Capsenta

Publisher - Austin-American Statesman Makes Its First Acquisition

Publisher - Austin Inno

Data wranglers come together in Austin startup merger

Publisher - Austin Business Journal

Joining forces: Austin’s just acquired Capsenta

Publisher - Built in Austin

Building a data-driven culture for a sustainable tomorrow

Publisher - CIO

Don’t let your data curiosities die!

Publisher - Tableau Public Blog

Press Releases and Build Integrated Governance Solutions With Snowflake’s Governance Accelerated Program and Announce 1-Click Data Cataloging for Snowflake announces new automation and governance capabilities to democratize data access enhances data accessibility with universal BI and analytics tool support Earns Highest Scores Possible in Data Governance and Management and Solution Vision Criteria in New Report from Leading Independent Research Firm enhances data quality, reliability, and connectivity capabilities delivers faster, easier integrations to virtually any data source surpasses the one-million user mark announces new platform features and introduces continuous innovation digest placed in 2020 Magic Quadrant for Metadata Management Solutions

New Initiative Aims to Produce New Open Data on Policing Sentiments in American Cities’s Current Offering Earns Top Score in New Report From Leading Independent Research Firm Secures $26 Million in Venture Capital Funding Delivers New Agile Data Governance Capabilities Gives Enterprises a Deeper Understanding of their Data with Automated Technical Lineage Capabilities enhances its SaaS data catalog, delivering transparency and simplicity to enterprise users Joins Snowflake Partner Connect Achieves B Corporation Recertification for Balancing Profit and Purpose acquires Capsenta to boost knowledge graph and data virtualization capabilities

Lisa Novak Joins as Head of Talent Becomes a Linux Foundation Project Announces Enteprise-Grade Modern Catalog for Data and Analysis

Mirum partners with to deliver data-driven design thinking to client engagements Raises $12M Third Round With Workday Ventures

Ryan Cush Joins as Chief Revenue Officer

AP boosts data journalism productivity with Launches Productive, Secure Platform for Modern Data Teamwork

United States’ First Chief Data Scientist DJ Patil Joins as a Strategic Advisor Joins Industry Leaders to Launch the “Manifesto for Data Practices” Survey Reveals Consumer Attitudes Around Data and Trust in Online News Secures Nearly $19 Million in Venture Capital Funding

U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Joins Forces with to Launch

About is the modern catalog for data and analysis. Choose to activate the hidden data workforce within your enterprise, multiply your data’s value, and create a data-driven culture—faster. The data catalog unites and classifies your data, metadata, and analysis—no matter where it lives.  The modern, intuitive user experience brings together employees of all roles, backgrounds, and skills to collaborate using the tools they already love. And the knowledge graph keeps data connected to everything people need to find, understand, and use it. As a result, your data, analysis, and expertise become more discoverabletrustworthy, and reusable.


Brett Hurt

Brett Hurt

CEO & Co-Founder

Ryan Cush

Ryan Cush

Chief Revenue Officer

Lisa Novak

Lisa Novak

Head of Human Resources

Matt Laessig

Matt Laessig

COO & Co-Founder

Bryon Jacob

Bryon Jacob

CTO & Co-Founder

Jon Loyens

Jon Loyens

CPO & Co-Founder

Ariane Chan

Ariane Chan

General Counsel

Awards & Recognition

ACG Austin/San Antonio’s 2021 Growth & Spotlight Awards

Publisher - ACG

Austin’s Best Places to Work

Publisher - Austin Business Journal

America’s Best Startup Employers

Publisher - Forbes

Spotlight Award for Diversity

Publisher - Association for Corporate Growth

Austin’s Best Places to Work

Publisher - Austin Business Journal

50 on Fire

Publisher - Austin Inno

Finalist, Diversity and Inclusion

Publisher - Austin Mosaic Awards

Austin’s Best Places to Work

Publisher - Austin Business Journal

Best for the World

Publisher - B Lab

Upstart 100

Publisher - CNBC

Austin’s Best Places to Work

Publisher - Austin Business Journal

Austin’s Coolest Companies

Publisher - Austin Inno

Best for the World

Publisher - B Lab

CEO Legacy Award

Publisher - Austin Business Journal

50 on Fire

Publisher - Austin Inno

A-List of the Hottest Startups

Publisher - Austin Chamber

Austin’s Best Places to Work

Publisher - Austin Business Journal

Austin’s Best Places to Work

Publisher - Austin Business Journal


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