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

Episode 92: Application Delivery for Kubernetes with Akuity

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

Hong Wang is Founder & CEO of Akuity, the application delivery platform for companies building with kubernetes. Akuity works alongside the Argo Project which provides a suite of open source tools for deploying and running applications and workloads on Kubernetes.

Akuity has raised $25M from investors including Decibel Partners and Lead Edge Capital.

In this episode, we discuss the creation of the Argo open source project while the team was at Applatix, the decision to create a commercial company - Akuity - around Argo after Applatix was acquired by Intuit, what it means to have a great developer experience (UI, real-time data, etc.), creating harmony between the open source and paid product, and much more!

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