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ThoughtSpot raises $145 million

ThoughtSpot, a search and AI-driven analytics company based out of Palo Alto, California, has closed $145 million in Series D funding. Existing investors Lightspeed Ventures, Future Fund, Khosla Ventures, and General Catalyst participated, alongside new participant Sapphire Ventures.

Since its founding in 2012, ThoughtSpot has raised $306 million in total funding to date.

ThoughtSpot was co-founded in 2012 by Ajeet Singh, former co-founder and chief product officer at Nutanix.

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