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Segment  Acquired by Twilio (2020 $ 3,200,000,000 )

100 California Street, Suite 700
San Francisco, CA 94111
Website Company Summary Management Team

President/COO/Operations: Ilya Volodarsky (9/30/2011)
General Management: Calvin French-Owen (2012) ; Ian Storm Taylor
Finance: Sandra Smith (10/25/2018)
Technology: Sherry Chao (2/28/2018)
General Counsel/Legal: Lexi Rhorer

Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Ali Rowghani (Y Combinator) Miles Grimshaw (Thrive Capital General Partner)

Business description: The Segment API controls other analytics tools, allowing developers to integrate one single API in place of many. ingests data from their customers’ website or web/mobile mobile apps, translates it as needed, and then passes that on to the customer’s other analytics services. By replacing multiple, complicated integrations with a single, simple one, Segment saves developer time, reduces bugs, preserves data integrity, and allows customers to easily try out new analytics tools simply by “flipping a switch”. While some tag management companies offer a method for managing multiple integrations by injecting javascript into their customers’ websites, Segment uses a more modern, simple and reliable solution for websites, mobiles apps and even your own servers. This solution means that Segment’s customers can also store, process and query the raw logs of their own data.
Customers include: GAPHeroku Hotel Tonight IBM Instacart IntuitNew Relic Time Magazine Udacity Vonage ;  Levi's;  Pendo ;  Trivago;  Zoom Developers
Partners include: AtlassianBonobosHotel TonightIntuitMuncheryThe Knot;  Crate&Barrel;  Fender

Rounds: 4
Recent Fundings: Apr 2019   Jul 2017
Capital raised: 283.6M
Last Round: 175.0M
Ownership: Acquired by Twilio (2020 $ 3,200,000,000 )
VCs include: AccelKleiner PerkinsNEAGeneral Catalyst PartnersSapphire VenturesThrive Capital ;  Meritech Capital;  Headline
Angels/other VCs: Ilya Volodarsky (Segment)
Corporate investors: GV

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Record updated: Oct 2020
Sector: Communications
Year Founded: 2012
Headcount: 501-600 as of Jun 2020
Rounds: 4
Recent Fundings: Apr 2019   Jul 2017
Capital Raised: 283.6M
Last Round: 175.0M
Ownership: Acquired by Twilio (2020 $ 3,200,000,000 )