Forbes Names Birst a Top Analytics Startup for Second Year in a Row

San Francisco, CA, – 

Birst, the global leader in Cloud BI and Analytics, today announced it has been honored for the second year in a row as one of Forbes’ Top 100 Analytics Startups. This annual list recognizes some of the most disruptive startups that develop and sell analytics software to enterprises.

Forbes’ elite list includes only startups of the highest caliber and measures how quickly the company gained traction based on web traffic, social engagement and business growth metrics such as employee count and funding.

“We are thrilled to be recognized as a Forbes Top Analytics Startup of 2015,” said Jay Larson, CEO, Birst. “At Birst, we are focused on delivering a next-generation, enterprise BI solution that bridges the gap between centralized BI teams supporting enterprise requirements and user-led decentralized teams looking for greater autonomy. This award underscores our dedication in enabling businesses to make data-driven decisions based on a single source of truth.”

Birst enables customers to make more intelligent business decisions by unifying, refining and embedding data into every decision across an organization. With its unique approach, customers can combine multiple sources, operationalize data and deliver faster insights so everyone across the organization can drive results. Birst’s cloud-based BI platform is widely recognized for its revolutionary 2-tier data approach that supports both the needs of business users and IT, while delivering ease of use, agility and trusted analytics for multiple use cases.

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About Birst

Birst is the global leader in Cloud BI and Analytics. The company helps organizations make thousands of decisions better, every day, for every person. Birst's patented 2-tier data architecture and comprehensive BI platform sits on top of all of your data, to unify, refine and embed data consistently into every individual decision—up and down the org chart. Thousands of the most demanding businesses trust Birst Cloud BI to make metric-driven business execution a reality. Learn more at and join the conversation @birstbi.


For more information, contact:

Steve Bauer
Birst, Inc.
650.670.7135 (m)

Stacey Burbach
Birst, Inc.