Snowflake co-founder and president of product Benoit Dageville is coming to TC Sessions: Enterprise

When it involves a cloud success story, Snowflake checks all of the bins. It’s a SaaS product going after trade giants. It has raised bushels of money and grown extraordinarily quickly — and the story is constant to develop for the cloud information lake firm.

In September, Snowflake’s co-founder and president of product Benoit Dageville will be part of us at our inaugural TechCrunch Sessions: Enterprise occasion on September 5 in San Francisco.

Dageville based the corporate in 2012 with Marcin Zukowski and Thierry Cruanes with a mission to convey the database, a market that had been dominated for many years by Oracle, to the cloud. Later, the corporate started specializing in information lakes or information warehouses, large collections of information, which had been beforehand saved on premises. The thought of transferring these parts to the cloud was a fairly radical notion in 2012.

It started by supporting its merchandise on AWS, and extra lately expanded to incorporate support for Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud.

The firm began elevating cash shortly after its founding, modestly at first, then a lot, a lot quicker in enormous chunks. Investors included a Silicon Valley who’s who equivalent to Sutter Hill, Redpoint, Altimeter, Iconiq Capital and Sequoia Capital .

Snowflake fund raising by round. Chart: Crunchbase

Snowflake fund elevating by spherical. Chart: Crunchbase

The most up-to-date rounds got here final yr, beginning with a massive $263 million investment in January. The firm went again for extra in October with an even larger $450 million round.

It introduced on trade veteran Bob Muglia in 2014 to steer it via its preliminary development spurt. Muglia left the corporate earlier this yr and was changed by former ServiceNow chairman and CEO Frank Slootman.

TC Sessions: Enterprise (September 5 at San Francisco’s Yerba Buena Center) will tackle the large challenges and promise going through enterprise corporations right now. TechCrunch’s editors will convey to the stage founders and leaders from established and rising corporations to handle rising questions, just like the promised revolution from machine studying and AI, clever advertising and marketing automation and the inevitability of the cloud, in addition to the outer reaches of know-how, like quantum computing and blockchain.

Tickets are actually accessible for purchase on our website at the early-bird rate of $395.

Student tickets are simply $245 – grab them here.

We have a restricted variety of Startup Demo Packages accessible for $2,000, which incorporates 4 tickets to attend the occasion.

For every ticket bought for TC Sessions: Enterprise, additionally, you will be registered for a complimentary Expo Only go to TechCrunch Disrupt SF on October 2-4.