Mixpanel

  • Analytics Startup Mixpanel Lays Off 18 Employees

    Analytics Startup Mixpanel Lays Off 18 Employees

    Mixpanel laid off 18 people yesterday, representing less than 10 percent of its 230-plus person team. “This is obviously a deeply tough decision,” said CEO Suhail Doshi. “By no means do we intend to hire people only to let them go … We’re very sorry that it happened.” Many other startups are also cutting costs by cutting their headcount. The news was… Read More

  • iOS 9 Hits 12% Adoption After Just 24 Hours

    iOS 9 Hits 12% Adoption After Just 24 Hours

    According to analytics firm Mixpanel, iOS 9 is making its way into the mainstream with the quickness, even though there were some early download troubles for some. The company tells us that iOS 9 is nearing 12 percent adoption less than 24 hours after it was released into the wild, which is faster growth than iOS 8, says Mixpanel’s CEO Suhail Doshi. I suspect that some of this had to do… Read More

  • Mixpanel Announces Codeless Mobile Analytics

    Mixpanel Announces Codeless Mobile Analytics

    Mixpanel recently unveiled a new feature that should make it easier for mobile businesses to customize the company’s analytics tools without writing any additional code. A number of optimization and testing teams talk about being used by marketers and other team members without having to ask for help from their developers, but co-founder and CEO Suhail Doshi told me that it’s… Read More

  • Charting A Path From Seed To A Competitive Series A Round Crunch Network

    Charting A Path From Seed To A Competitive Series A Round

    Over the past five years, there has been roughly $3 billion of capital invested in nearly 3,500 seed-stage companies, with the number of seed investments rising every year. According to CB Insights, 2014 saw the largest year of seed investing since 2009, with a record $1.3 billion of capital invested in almost 1,000 seed companies. Many of these seed founders have high hopes of raising the… Read More

  • Mobile Analytics Company Mixpanel Raises $65M Round With An $865M Valuation

    Mobile Analytics Company Mixpanel Raises $65M Round With An $865M Valuation

    Mixpanel, which describes itself as offering “the most advanced analytics platform ever,” is announcing that it has raised $65 million in new funding. That round comes entirely from previous investor Andreessen Horowitz, and co-founder/CEO Suhail Doshi told me that it values Mixpanel at $865 million (the valuation includes the new cash). Read More

  • Mixpanel Adds Mobile A/B Testing To Its Analytics Platform

    Mixpanel Adds Mobile A/B Testing To Its Analytics Platform

    Mixpanel, the analytics startup incubated at Y Combinator and backed by Andreessen Horowitz, is launching a new feature today for mobile developers who want to test out different variations of their app. We’ve written about several startups that are focused on mobile A/B testing, such as Taplytics. Optimizely, the big player in desktop A/B testing, recently moved into mobile. Read More

  • 12 Of The Top 15 Data-Using Countries Are Predominantly On Android, Mixpanel Says

    12 Of The Top 15 Data-Using Countries Are Predominantly On Android, Mixpanel Says

    In their first annual global mobile data report, analytics firm Mixpanel reveals that Android is the originating platform for the lion’s share of app data generated from the top 15 countries as measured by active mobile usage. 64 percent of all the mobile data from the top 15 data generators came from Android devices, and only three of the top 15 have a primarily iOS-using population. Read More

  • Mixpanel Releases Data About A Typical Day For Apps

    Mixpanel Releases Data About A Typical Day For Apps

    Analytics company Mixpanel just released its first report about the broader patterns among the 17 billion mobile and web actions (such as sharing content or creating an account) that it tracks each month. In doing so, it says it can portray a “typical US day on smart devices”. Read More

  • Mixpanel Aims To Help Developers Deliver Targeted Messages Through New In-App Notifications

    Mixpanel Aims To Help Developers Deliver Targeted Messages Through New In-App Notifications

    Mobile analytics company Mixpanel is unveiling a feature today that co-founder Suhail Doshi said will give developers a new way to communicate with their users. Mixpanel customers will now be able to deliver “in-app notifications” to their users — Doshi compared them to push notifications (an area where other startups offer support), except delivered when a user is… Read More