Tag: Startups

Our Series A Non-Announcement Announcement

We interrupt this program ... Today we are excited to announce our Series A financing, led by Zetta Venture Partners with participation from Bloomberg Beta and...

Reflections on “buy vs build”

“Buy vs build”, “not-invented-here syndrome” and even “invented-here-syndrome” have been written about extensively. I want to share a few reflections on the topic, based on my...

Tales from direct sales email outreach

Direct email outreach is one of our sales channels: we find data scientists working at interesting companies and email them. We've refined our template through a...

Check your intentions

It's common knowledge these days that culture is critical to a company's success, and there's no shortage of advice about defining and nurturing the culture at...

Management lessons from software engineering

As I've evolved from being an individual software developer to managing teams and starting a company—a data science platform—I continue to notice parallels between the principles...

Reflections on bootstrapping

We recently hired a Head of Marketing, and one of the bigger challenges in doing so surprised me: many candidates expressed serious concern about our having...