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Artur was frustrated with existing Internet infrastructure and had a vision of where it needed to go next. With a strong technical background as a developer, Artur decided that he could build a better solution, and Fastly was born.

Founded: 2011 Backed by Amplify: 2012 IPO: 2019

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As colleagues at a prior company, Oliver led the development team and Alexis led the operations team, where they experienced firsthand the difficulty in communication across the two groups. Powered by their empathy for the problem, Datadog was built to make data available and bring these two sides of the house together.

Founded: 2011 Backed by Amplify: 2012 IPO: 2019

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For Noga, it’s personal. She was inspired to create PicnicHealth while struggling to manage her medical records. Today, Noga and Troy are using data to power the next frontier of medical research and provide patients with unprecedented access to their medical records.

Founded: 2014 Backed by Amplify: 2018

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Tristan, Drew, and Connor worked together as data analysts for years seeking to empower teams slowed down by brittle workflows. dbt Labs was founded to change how data teams work together and in doing so, pioneered the practice of analytics engineering.

Founded: 2016 Backed by Amplify: 2019

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Engineers Tejas, Kashish, and Josh saw the difficulty of working with valuable data that was locked away in cloud data warehouses. Together, they trailblazed the category of ‘Reverse ETL’ and founded Hightouch to make data more accessible and actionable for every business team.

Founded: 2020 Backed by Amplify: 2021

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In their former roles, Barry, Caitlin, and Glen experienced firsthand the difficulty of data sharing. They invented a new type of workspace for data teams to collaborate, analyze, and share their best work.

Founded: 2019 Backed by Amplify: 2020

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// Our focus

Focus drives differentiated domain knowledge and deep conviction in our core thesis areas.

Our Promise To You

geometric shapeInfrastructure and Developer Tools

Systems, tooling, and platforms that push the frontier of modern computing.

geometric shapeMachine Intelligence

Unprecedented applications of machine intelligence at any layer of the enterprise stack.

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Infrastructure, platforms, and tooling shaping the modern data stack.

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Technologies that secure enterprise applications, end-points, and infrastructure.

Announcing Our Seed Investment in Suborbital

We’re huge believers that server-side WebAssembly modules could be a viable alternative to containers, and we see WebAssembly being used in production more with each passing week. But there still needs to be better tooling to build, package, and deploy WebAssembly applications. Suborbital open-sourced, Atmo, which is a framework for building Wasm applications, in addition to a Wasm scheduler (called Reactr), messaging mesh (Grav), and API gateway (Vektor). In Connor’s vision, the initial extensibility product is a wedge to allow developers to get comfortable with Atmo, which is being used under the hood.

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// Our Founders

Technologists are building the future.

These practitioners-turned-CEOs have an unwavering vision for a better future, and the courage to make it happen.

Sean Gourley

CEO and Research Scientist

Kelly Watkins

CEO and B2B Marketing Leader

Kolton Andus

CEO and Chaos Engineer

Peter Chen

CEO and AI Researcher

Luis Ceze

CEO, Professor, and Computer Architect

Jennifer Smith

CEO & Technology Consultant

// Perspectives

Regular news, insights, and company-building advice.