Kiwi expat’s startup nabs US$80m in funding

Ben Moore
Wed, 11 May 2022

Supabase CEO and co-founder Paul Copplestone has founded three companies. (Image: Supplied)
Supabase CEO and co-founder Paul Copplestone has founded three companies. (Image: Supplied)
Ben Moore
Wed, 11 May 2022
Kiwi entrepreneur Paul Copplestone’s software company, Supabase, has secured US$80 million (NZ$126.8m) in funding in its Series B funding round, led by US venture firm Felicis Ventures.US-based Supabase is an open-source alternative to Firebase, a Google-owned database-as-a-service platform that supports the building of applications.The latest cash injection will be used to double the company’s employee numbers, with a focus on senior leaders, Supabase said in a statement. The number of databases hosted by Supabase increased 1,900%...

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