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

Episode 73: Building Scalable Postgres with Serverless Database Platform Neon

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

Nikita Shamgunov is Co-Founder & CEO of Neon, the open-source serverless postgres database platform. Neon separates storage and compute to offer autoscaling, branching, and bottomless storage. Their open source project, also called Neon, has 6.5K stars on Github.

Neon has raised $30M from investors including GGV and Khosla.

In this episode, we dig into the Neon founding story of starting a scalable alternative to AWS Aurora, why it's important to separate storage and compute, Neon's partner strategy, Nikita's thoughts on the "DevCloud" movement & much more!

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