Honeycomb Blog

Notes on Our First-Ever o11ycon (2018 SF)

It wasn’t until the conference was ending that we learned that everybody thought we were kinda nuts. “Wow. You folks were really … brave? … to let everything hang on the success of open spaces.” “Can’t believe that went so well and was such fun. I never thought you guys would pull it off!” “What…
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Raising Money To Bring You More, Better Observability!

We’re excited to announce that we’ve closed an $11.5M Series A round with our friends at e.ventures, Storm, NextWorld, and Merian! It’s been a wild ride since we launched back in April of 2017. As we continue to grow at a rapid pace, it’s time to hire way more people and get some more hands…
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Observations on the Enterprise of Hiring

Almost everybody hates interviewing. You aren’t wrong to hate it: interviewing is fucking broken, in ways that tear you down and rob you of your self-respect and your will to live.
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Honeycomb Values, 2018

This past week was a big one for us here at the hive–we completed our quarterly review/planning process, and while we were all together we reviewed our company values statements and made some adjustments. We’re quite small now, and as we grow we know that some of our values will require review and improvements to…
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Honeycomb: The Year Bee-hind Us

As 2017 comes to a close, Honeycomb is also coming up on our 2nd anniversary as a Real Company™. It seems like a doubly-good time to reflect on the events of the past year, so strap in and join me as I bumble (haw!) along and share this year’s notable events 🙂 January Kicking the…
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Honeycomb Launch!

Many many of you have been asking when we’ll be “launched”, in “production”, taking “money”, or “GA”. Well, here you go! 🙂 A big THANKS to all our early users, our first paying customers, investors who’ve taken a chance on us, and every person who’s taken the time to write code or words to help…
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Welcome to Honeycomb

Hello friends! It’s been about seven months since our first day of work, when we first said “hi” and asked for your feedback. We now have a new name, a real office, and the actual glimmerings of a real product. Holy crap! We’ve been partnering with some early users and building off their experiences for…
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Hello world

We are incredibly excited to announce the start of our new venture. Our mission is to empower engineering teams to make decisions faster using real data. The pace of innovation for application developers has accelerated over the past few years, and so has the complexity and composability of infrastructure. But when it comes to understanding…
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