Golden, a San Francisco, California-based self-constructing knowledge database, as per recent reports this week, has just closed a $5 million seed funding round by Andreessen Horowitz (a16z), a Menlo Park, California-based venture capital firm. The recent funding round was led by entrepreneur, investor, and software engineer Marc Andreessen; Gigafund; Founders Fund; SV Angel; Liquid2/with 49ers legend Joe Montana; along with top angel investors including Aston Motes (the first employee at Dropbox), Christina Brodbeck (the first designer at YouTube), Lee Linden, Immad Akhund (Cofounder at Heyzap, now CEO of Mercury), Josh Buckley, Howie Liu (CEO of Airtable), James Smith (CEO of Bugsnag), James Tamplin(Founder of Firebase), Jack Smith, Mike Einziger of Incubus, Sumon Sadhu, Paul McKellar (Square founding team), and Trip Adler (CEO of Scribd).
The San Francisco-based Golden’s knowledge database features a suite of AI tools and a modern editor. Together – the AI tools and editor – automate the content creation process, making it quicker and easier for more and more people to indulge themselves in creating a knowledge database, which in response will turn out to be more efficient and effective for every contributor. The company’s motto is to sell access to AI tools, enabling companies to do advanced queries and receive alerts on the data.
“I’m super pleased to have such a great array of investors joining us on our mission to upgrade the organization of knowledge available today,” states Jude Gomila, CEO of Golden, “Predominantly, we will focus the funding resources on improving our product via our engineering and product team.”