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MDS Newsletter #2

MDS Newsletter #2

Hello folks!

We're here with our 2nd newsletter. Didn't think we'd make it this far! 😉✌

Here are some more amazing articles, funding news, upcoming events, and our featured category this week. As always, if you have any suggestions, please write back!

"It’s a new approach to making data actionable and solving the “last mile” problem in analytics"
Tejas Manohar (Co-founder & CEO at Hightouch)

Want to know more? Here's the full article and here's the tweet thread.

Here are this week's featured companies from the Modern Data Stack.

data.world | The Cloud-Native Data Catalog
data.world’s cloud-native data catalog makes it easy for everyone—not just the “data people”—to get clear, accurate, fast answers to any business question.
Variance: Empowering Salespeople with Product Data
Close more trials and crush your expansion goals with Variance.

Good reads and videos

Keep pace with the latest developments in the modern data stack. Always be learning!

How Google, Uber, and Amazon Ensure High-Quality Data at Scale
How 3 of the largest tech companies approach data quality
How we built the Metriql public demo | Metriql Docs
Metriql doesn’t have a user interface that lets you analyze the data because it’s Headless BI. However, it comes with a dashboard that enables you to use the integrations that we have. Here is how it looks like:
Airbyte — Worth the hype?
A simple example and checking its capabilities and features. Is it worth the hype?
Red Hot: The 2021 Machine Learning, AI and Data (MAD) Landscape
Full resolution version of the landscape image here It’s been a hot, hot year in the world of data, machine learning and AI. Just when you thought it couldn’t grow any more explosively, the data/AI landscape just did: rapid pace of company creation, exciting new product and project launch
The 9 Differences Between a Data Lake and a Data Warehouse
Discover the difference between a data lake and a data warehouse.
DC_THURS on Reverse ETL w/ Tejas Manohar (Hightouch)
Tejas Manohar is the cofounder/co-CEO of Hightouch. Prior to founding Hightouch, Tejas was an early engineer at Segment, the leading company in the Customer ...
The modern data stack in 2021
Organizations today are looking to the modern data stack for the best-in-class tools for delivering value from behavioral data.

Latest funding news

The latest happenings in the VC world for data stack companies.

Sisu Data raises $62M to stop companies from making clouded business mistakes – TechCrunch
Sisu Data, which aims to help businesses make better decisions, announced today it has raised $62 million in a Series C round of funding led by Green Bay Ventures. Existing backers Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) and NEA also put money in the round, along with new investor Geodesic Capital. The financin…
Bigeye, providing data quality automation, closes second round this year with $45M – TechCrunch
The company is investing in how to find data-quality issues faster and get to the root cause so that data outages can be prevented in the future.
Orchest raises $3.5M to provide a simpler way to build data pipelines – TechCrunch
Orchest is building a tool for data scientists to develop and deploy data pipelines without having to rely on an infrastructure or engineering team.

Upcoming data stack events & webinars

Upcoming conferences, summits, and webinars for you. Start networking!

IMPACT 2021 | Monte Carlo Data Observability Summit
Introducing the industry’s first-ever Data Observability Summit, a half-day event featuring data leaders pioneering the technologies, processes, and culture defining data engineering and analytics. Hosted by Monte Carlo.
Data Innovation Summit 2021
Join the biggest & the most influential Data, Advanced Analytics & AI business event in The Nordics and beyond. Become a part of the Data and AI revolution
DataMasters Summit 2021 - Tamr Inc.
Oct. 19th, 2021 Join us virtually and become a data master! Register now Attending from APAC? Register Here We believe in a world where every business is data-driven. Join us at DataMasters 2021 to connect with like-minded data leaders, learn…

What's trending on Twitter in the Data Stack world!

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