Neon

About Neon 

PostgreSQL is the world’s most advanced open source relational database, loved by users and developers.

Neon is a serverless implementation of PostgreSQL. It is an auto-scaling, on-demand database as a service for modern applications. Neon's key innovation is the separation of storage and compute, which simplifies provisioning and managing database capacity, and enables key features like horizontal scaling and branching that are otherwise hard to achieve. The architecture is similar to that pioneered by Amazon Aurora.

Neon was created by a team of Postgres hackers, and led by CEO Nikita Shamgunov (co-founder of SingleStore). Neon is built on open-source principles and is focused on giving back to the Postgres and developer communities.

Our Investors: 

Neon raised $104 million in funding from Menlo Ventures, GGV, Khosla Ventures, General Catalyst, Founders Fund. 

Our Board includes Quentin Clark, Glenn Solomon, Joe Morrissey, and Tim Tully. 

Our angel investors are prominent technologists and ecosystem players. Venture vehicles of Snowflake and Databricks invested in Neon. More than 20 awesome angels supported Neon, including Nat Friedman, Elad Gil, Mike Ovitz, Ajeet Singh, Guillermo Rauch, Søren Brammer Schmidt, and Wes McKinney.

Why Join Neon:

  • Opportunity
    • Make an impact in the fast growing startup 
    • Contribute to the creation of the cutting-edge devs toolkit 
    • Work alongside experienced Postgres hackers and committers 
    • Be rewarded in line with the best practices in the tech startups
  • Culture
    • Developer-focused
    • Built on principles of open-source Postgres community
      • Transparency
      • Contribution
      • Accountability
      • Kindness 
      • Professional Ethics 
  • Benefits
    • Stock options
    • Competitive salary
    • Unlimited PTO
    • Parental leave
    • 100% remote
    • Offsites
    • Relocation assistance
    • US Health insurance & more

 

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