Mars Lan is Co-Founder and CTO of Metaphor, the modern data catalog that is described as the "Social Platform for Data." Metaphor was created by the founders of DataHub which is known as the leading open source metadata platform.
Metaphor has raised over $10M from investors including Amplify, a16z, and Point72 Ventures.
In this episode, we dig into the story behind Metaphor's creation - and why the team didn't build a managed service on top of DataHub, why Metaphor isn't open source, why sales funnel is the biggest benefit of building a company using open source & much more!
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For more on Metaphor's story, check out the link here