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Figure Eight  Acquired by Appen (2019 $ 175,000,000 )

940 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
USA
(415) 985-7125
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Board

Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Louis Monier (Node Chief Scientist) Dan Scholnick (Trinity Ventures General Partner) Steve Rowland (DataStax President) Rebecca Lynn (Canvas Venture Fund Managing Director) Jonathan Roosevelt (Industry Ventures)
Advisory board: Richard Arnold (Figure Eight Former CFO & COO) Stephanie Geerlings (Figure Eight Former Product Manager) Marcus Ogawa (Quest Venture Partners Managing Director);  Lorenzo Thione (Powerset) Kevin Dulsky (ID8 Advisory Services Corp President) Ethan Kurzweil (Bessemer Venture Partners Partner)
Former outside board: Jim Fowler (Owler CEO) Ajay Chopra (Trinity Ventures General Partner) Gary Kremen (Spruce Finance) Travis Kalanick (Red Swoosh) James Cham (Trinity Ventures Principal)
Company

Business description: Figure Eight solves data problems. We’ve done everything from search relevance to cancer research to image moderation to sentiment analysis. We combine the best of human and machine intelligence to collect, clean, and label data, no matter the size or complexity.
Partners include: Google Cloud
Capital

Rounds: 6
Recent Fundings: Jun 2017   Jun 2016
Capital raised: 57.7M
Last Round: 20.0M
Ownership: Acquired by Appen (2019 $ 175,000,000 )
Corporate investors: MicrosoftSalesforce Ventures

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Overview
Record updated: Mar 2019
Sector: Internet
Headcount: 201-300 as of Mar 2019
Rounds: 6
Recent Fundings: Jun 2017   Jun 2016
Capital Raised: 57.7M
Last Round: 20.0M
Ownership: Acquired by Appen (2019 $ 175,000,000 )