UK company turns into a unicorn

Written by Mark Evans

Anaplan has secured $60 million worth of investment in its latest funding round, making the company, which was born in a barn in Yorkshire, worth $1.4 billion.

Anaplan provides platforms for connected planning, with investors Premji Invest, Salesforce Ventures, Top Tier Capital Partners, and others backing its progress. As well as the planning cloud platform, Anaplan also provides support, training, and planning transformation advisory services.

“Companies around the world are using Anaplan to connect data, people, and plans,” said Sandesh Patnam, partner, Premji Invest. “We’re excited to lead another investment round because we’ve seen how the Anaplan platform facilitates better decision-making across organisations.”