Robby (Cowboy VC) & Tim (Essence VC)
AI & ML Tooling

Episode 46: Flexible Open Source Data Labeling with Heartex

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

Michael Malyuk is Cofounder & CEO of Heartex, the open source data labeling platform for building models at scale with flexibility.

The company's open source project, Label Studio, has 10K stars and a community of almost 6K users.

Heartex has raised $25M from investors including Redpoint and Unusual Ventures.

In this episode, we discuss flexibility as a differentiator, being customer obsessed in the short-term and vision obsessed in the long-term, the importance of strong documentation, and top challenges that open source founders face.

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