Dataminr was founded in 2009 by Ted Bailey. The company has not officially endorsed a plan to participate in an IPO. Dataminr provides real-time information discovery solutions for Corporate Security, Finance, Public Sector, News, and PR/Communications industries by monitoring and analyzing public social media activity.
The company has raised over $570 million in Venture Capital funding from investors including Alumini Ventures Group, Fission Ventures, Fidelity, FJ Labs, In-Q-Tel, SharesPost, IVP, Venrock, and Goldman Sachs. Per company press releases, Dataminr last raised approximately $393 million in July of 2018 at a post-money valuation of $1.9 billion.