Snowflake, which sells cloud-based data analytics software, announced a $479 million Series G funding round along with a new strategic partnership with Salesforce. The round makes Snowflake–which has now raised $1.4 billion since its founding in 2012–an illustrative example of how abundant VC money is inflating the size of late-stage funding rounds. The interest in Snowflake also...
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