10gen Raises $6.5 Million For Humongous Database

10gen, the open-source software company with offices in New York and Redwood Shores, California, today announced it has raised $6.5 million for the continued development of its database management system, MongoDB (from humongous database).

The round of financing was led by California-based Sequoia Capital with participation from prior investors Boston-based Flybridge Capital Partners and New York’s Union Square Ventures.

MongoDB gets over 90,000 downloads per month, according to 10gen. It’s available for free under the GNU Affero General Public License and for commercial use through 10gen, which also offers support services.

MongoDB is used by The New York Times, Etsy and Foursquare, among other prominent companies.

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10gen Raises $6.5 Million For Humongous Database