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Monte Carlo

Data observability platform

201-500 employees
  • B2B
  • Enterprise
  • Big data
  • SaaS
  • Data Integration
793 Dolores St, San Francisco, California, 94110, United States

Company mission

To accelerate the world’s adoption of data by reducing data downtime.

Led by a woman
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32% employee growth in 12 months

Otta's take

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Sam Franklin

CEO of Otta

Dozens of billion dollar companies have emerged with a shared focus on easing the burden on engineering teams constantly battling to guarantee reliability in their products. For example, New Relic revolutionized application observability. In the same way, Monte Carlo is tackling data observability.

The service pulls information from metadata log metrics to help teams understand their data health, and if something breaks the product will send proactive notifications. The product is an off-the-shelf SaaS offering that customers can integrate and customize over time.

The company has won some major clients including big tech companies like Affirm and Intuit, but also JetBlue, PepsiCo, CNN, The New York Times, Asics, Rivian and others from many sectors. Its goal is to help companies reduce data downtime and the time data engineers must spend on tedious data quality tasks.

'Data Observability’ became a point of furore in venture capital in 2022. For example, in the span of one week, just three companies raised more than $400 million between them. Staying at the forefront of this industry will be an interesting challenge for the company.

Company values

  • Customer impact: Our true north is making an impact on our customers with our team, our brand, our product. We work to ensure every interaction creates value and happiness
  • Measure in minutes: Time is our most important asset. We act with urgency, in a thoughtful and decisive manner
  • Ship and iterate: We have high expectations from ourselves. We accomplish through constant iteration and improvement. We respect and honor our imperfections
  • Beat the odds: If we haven’t failed, we didn’t try hard enough. We set ambitious goals and beat them. We pull each other to overachieve
  • Have fun: We stay positive, even when things are difficult. We win as a team, and we act in a way that makes us proud of the journey

Funding (last 2 of 4 rounds)

May 2022



Aug 2021




Total funding

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Previously VP of Customer Success Operations for Gainsight. Originally trained as a Management Consultant with Bain & Company. Also attended Stanford where they studied Mathematics and Computer Science.

Previously SVP of Engineering for another tech startup, Barracuda. Also previously worked for PayPal and holds an MBA from Stanford University.

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