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Hosted data exploration and analytics company, eliminating the worry for developers of installing and scaling search infrastructure.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Internet / Web Services
  • Location Fayetteville, AR, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded May 2012
  • Employees 5
  • Website

Company Summary

StackSearch delivers blazingly fast search-as-a-service, built "by developers, for developers." Our hosted solution,, provides managed indexes on one of two worldwide clusters. We also provide custom deployments in public, private, and hybrid clouds. We strive to be for Elasticsearch what Cloudant is to CouchDB, MongoHQ is to Mongo, or Cloudera is to Hadoop.


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    Mark Brandon

    Mark brings 20 years of enterprise technology sales experience with Dell, Oracle, and UBS Piper Jaffray. A veteran of 3 startups, including one successful exit (Daylight Online Brokerage in 1999), Mark leads product strategy, sales, marketing, and finance.

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    Sloan Ahrens

    Sloan leads product development for StackSearch's search-as-a-service offerings. Previously, Sloan led development at High Impact Analytics, a Wal-Mart/RetailLink shopper data platform. In addition, he contributed directly to @ddress, a geo-location messaging platform.

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    Victoria Coppett
    Director, Sales & Marketing

    Victoria's StackSearch role includes investment, sales, and marketing. She has 15 years of direct startup experience and previously served as Senior Business Analyst and as VP Research at EquityNet. Prior to that she was operations manager at a technology-based business incubator.

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    Ben Hundley
    Software Architect

    With skills in Ruby on Rails and Elasticsearch, Ben is the primary architect for the hosted solution.


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    Jamie Fugitt, Williams & Anderson
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    Allen Engstrom, CFO Network

Previous Investors

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    The Ark Fund
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    Arkansas Economic Development Commission
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    Arkansas Development Finance Authority