Below is our recent interview with Lior Grossman, CEO & Founder of Openbase:
Q: Could you provide our readers with a brief introduction to Openbase?
A: Openbase helps developers choose among millions of open-source packages – with user reviews, categorization, powerful insights they cannot find anywhere else.
Q: Can you give us more insights into your platform?
Q: You’ve recently raised $3,600,000 in Seed funding; can you tell us something more?
A: Yes, we’ve raised a $3.65M seed round, led by Zeev Ventures, with participation from Y Combinator and the founders of Netlify, Docker, Algolia, Yelp, and Twitch, and many other industry luminaries. Here’s the full list of investors:
-Zeev Ventures – Lead Investor
-Adam Gross (Former CEO of Heroku)
-Sebastien Pahl (Co-Founder of Docker)
-Mathias Biilmann (Co-Founder & CEO of Netlify)
-Christian Bach (Co-Founder & President of Netlify)
-Nicolas Dessaigne (Co-Founder & Former CEO of Algolia)
-Jeremy Stoppleman (Co-Founder & CEO of Yelp)
-Kevin Lin (Co-Founder of Twitch)
-Shlomit Harth (Former VP and Country Manager at Gartner)
-Ganesh Srinivasan (Former VP of Engineering at Uber)
-Michael Stoppelman (Former SVP Engineering at Yelp)
-Tomer Cohen (VP Products at LinkedIn)
-Ran Makavy (Former Chief Product Officer at Lyft)
-Amir Shevat (Former VP Developer Experience at Twitch)
-Ido Yablonka (Former VP of Product at Yahoo)
-Jeff Meyerson (Founder and Host of Software Daily)
-Oudi Antebi (Co-Founder & CEO of Redkix)
-Oren Dobronsky (Co-Founder & CEO of Hotbar, Infolinks)
-Dan Barak (Co-Founder of Stackbit)
-Alex Sirota (Co-Founder & CTO of Loop Commerce)
-Eyal Navon (Co-Founder & Former CTO at Hippo)
-Ophir Ashkenazi (Co-Founder of PerimeterX)
We will also use the funds to double our team’s size – we are hiring Frontend, Backend, and Full-Stack Engineers.
Q: Which developers use your platform the most?
Q: What is next on the roadmap for Openbase?
Last Updated on February 21, 2021