SAN FRANCISCO – November 12, 2019 – Sigma Computing, an innovator in cloud analytics and business intelligence (A&BI), today announced it was selected as one of the top startups to watch on CNBC’s annual Upstart 100 List. The 2019 list is an exclusive collection of companies that are building brands and breaking down industry barriers.
“We are on a mission to provide data access to everyone and empower employees across companies with tools for fast, simple data exploration,” said Rob Woollen, CEO and Co-founder, Sigma Computing. “We believe that everyone within an organization has something to learn from data, and when given the opportunity, can leverage insights to drive desired outcomes. We are honored to be included on the CNBC Upstart 100 List and look forward to fulfilling its underlying premise to break down barriers and forever change how people think about BI.”
Sigma’s ground-breaking BI solution makes data stored in a company’s cloud data warehouse accessible for business experts. Its familiar spreadsheet-like interface and SQL-optional technology empowers employees to ask any question of their data and generate valuable insights. Sigma enables data teams to collaborate closely with business experts without sacrificing control around security, compliance, or governance. All this results in accelerated time to insight and significant analyst resource savings.
CNBC’s committee of judges selected Sigma from more than 500 nominees. Companies were chosen based on several quantitative evaluations, including intellectual property, customer growth, sales, and scalability, among other criteria. The Upstart 100 is CNBC’s exclusive annual list of promising young startups, featuring a diverse group of companies that are developing new markets, raising money, and creating jobs on their path to becoming tomorrow’s household names.
Sigma is the first enterprise-ready cloud analytics and business intelligence (A&BI) solution designed to run natively on cloud data warehouses (CDWs). Providing live, guided access to CDWs, Sigma maximizes their value, eliminates the need to change data models as new questions arise, and transforms A&BI into an iterative process. The Sigma Spreadsheet empowers anyone to analyze data – without code or extracts – and make insight-driven decisions quickly, freeing data experts to focus on more innovative, fulfilling initiatives. Sigma powers a community-driven approach to A&BI and delivers on the self-service promise. https://www.sigmacomputing.com/