MariaDB Announces USD 25M Funding Round for SkySQL Operations

MariaDB® Corporation has announced a USD 25 million funding round supporting the company goals to expand the reach and development of its cloud database, MariaDB SkySQL, the company said.

Led by SmartFin Capital, with participation from existing investors and new investor GP Bullhound, the round brings the total investment in MariaDB to over USD 125 million.

Companies are increasingly moving to the cloud as part of efforts to modernize their business and keep up with changing times.

MariaDB helps customers, big and small, realize the benefits of public and private clouds. MariaDB is everywhere, in every major public cloud, major Linux distribution and through SkySQL, reaching millions of technologists. DBS Bank, ServiceNow, Walgreens, Samsung and more than 75% of the Fortune 500 all run MariaDB, touching the lives of billions of people every day.