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

Episode 71: Mage & Replacing Airflow

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

Tommy Dang is Co-founder & CEO of Mage, the data plumbing platform that's the modern replacement for Airflow. Mage's open source project, mage-ai, has over 3K stars and lets companies run, monitor, and orchestrate thousands of data pipelines.

Mage has raised over $6M from investors including Gradient Ventures.

In this episode, we discuss pivots, testing product ideas with hundreds of potential users (and asking questions like, "what is the most boring part of your data work?"), why company content should be informative and entertaining, and how to approach selling in a customer-centric way.

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