, the New York-based developer of the open source distributed database project , today announced that it’s closed a $55 million, oversubscribed series C round co-led by Altimeter Capital, Tiger Global, and GV (formerly Google Ventures). The raise, which saw participation from existing investors Benchmark, Index Ventures, Redpoint Ventures, FirstMark Capital, and Work-Bench, brings the company’s total capital raised to $108.5 million and comes after a year in which revenue doubled quarter-over-quarter.

Cockroach says the proceeds will be put toward customer acquisition and expanding its 117-person workforce across four offices in the U.S. and Europe, with an emphasis on the engineering and developer side.

“As organizations transition to the cloud, they eventually find that legacy relational databases are difficult to scale, inflexible to deploy, and

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