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ArangoDB Named to Accel Open100 and Tracxn Emerging Startups 2020

Leading multi-model graph database continues to see growth, passing 10,000 GitHub stargazers and a Four-time Leader in G2 Crowd’s Graph Database category

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San Francisco and Cologne, Germany – November 12, 2020 – ArangoDB, the leading open source multi-model graph database, today announced it has been named to Accel’s inaugural Open100 list, as well as selected by Tracxn as a ‘Minicorn’ on its Emerging Startups 2020: Database Technology list.

The Open100 is a collection of the fastest-growing start-ups of significance in open source as recognized by Accel, a leading venture capital firm that invests in people and their companies from the earliest days though all phases of private company growth. Companies on the Open100 list are measured by community growth, commercial evolution, and innovative approaches to driving OSS adoption in new markets.

Tracxn is one of the world’s largest platforms for tracking startups and private companies. Its Emerging Startups are a handpicked selection of high-growth and high-potential companies, founded since 2013, that are making an impact in the new-age sectors. The companies that make the cut are ones that show promising performance on multiple parameters, such as market size, investment by marquee investors, execution excellence, and future growth prospects.

These recognitions come on top of a momentous year for ArangoDB, whose other recent accolades include:

“We are honored and proud to be recognized by Accel in its inaugural Open100 list,” said Claudius Weinberger, co-founder and CEO of ArangoDB. “As 2020 has brought an unprecedented level of global uncertainty, the ability for businesses to adapt quickly is more important than ever. With the flexibility of a multi-model database like ArangoDB, organizations can easily work with any data model at any scale — minimizing complexity for developers, and empowering them to respond to customer needs quicker.”

ArangoDB is the leading open source multi-model graph database. With more than 10.5M downloads worldwide, it is trusted by leading organizations such as Barclays, RE/MAX, Mentor, OpenText, Refinitiv, as well as Pl@ntNet, one of the largest citizen science observatories in the world with 500,000 daily users.

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About ArangoDB
One engine. One query language. Multiple data models. With more than 10.5 million downloads and over 10,000 stargazers on GitHub, ArangoDB is the leading open source multi-model graph database. It combines the power of graphs with JSON documents, a key-value store, and a full-text search engine, enabling developers to access and combine all of these data models with a single, elegant, declarative query language.

Simplifying complexity and increasing productivity is the mission of ArangoDB Inc., the company behind the project. Founded in 2015, ArangoDB Inc. is a privately-held company backed by Bow Capital and Target Partners. It is headquartered in San Francisco and Cologne, Germany with offices and employees around the world. Learn more at


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Jan Stücke, Head of Communications
Email: jan.stuecke@arangodb.com
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