Robby (Cowboy VC) & Tim (Essence VC)
Data Tooling

Episode 17: Posthog - the Open-Source Product Analytics Alternative

AUTHOR: Robby (Cowboy VC) & Tim (Essence VC)

James Hawkins, Co-founder & CEO, PostHog

James is the Co-founder & CEO of PostHog, the product analytics company that started as an open-source alternative to SaaS products such as Amplitude. They've raised up to a Series B from investors including YC Continuity and GV.

In this episode, we discuss the early days of PostHog, GTM benefits of open-source business models (particularly at larger enterprises that have infosec requirements), open-source alternatives to SaaS products, and advice to other open-source founders at the earliest part of their journey.

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