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Astronomer Blog

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New Integration: SurveyGizmo

We're incredibly excited to announce a new integration with SurveyGizmo, an advanced (but easy to use) online survey software tool for designing online surveys, collecting data and performing analysis.

Topics: integrations

From Superstar Culture to Moneyball: How Data is Changing the NBA

Data is quickly overtaking every industry. Business decisions on everything from how much inventory to buy to how many employees to hire are being influenced by newly-available data points and continually decreasing cost of computing power. These same drivers are creating an “everywhere analytics” culture that impacts us everywhere—and that includes professional basketball. So in honor of the tip-off of the 2016-2017 NBA season, let’s take a look at how data is revolutionizing basketball.

Topics: data science

New Integration: SendGrid

We're incredibly excited to announce a new integration with SendGrid, which delivers your transactional and marketing email through one reliable platform.

Topics: integrations

New Integration: PebblePost

We're incredibly excited to announce a new integration with PebblePost, an integrated platform that seamlessly connects real-time interest and intent data with in-home tangible media.

Topics: integrations

New Integration: QuickBooks

We're incredibly excited to announce a new integration with QuickBooks, an accounting software package developed and marketed by Intuit. 

Topics: integrations

Remote Working Guide: Denver

TL;DR: We value and encourage remote working at Astronomer. This is the first of a series of Remote Working Guides in our favorite cities to work in, outside of Astronomer’s home town of Cincinnati.

Topics: culture

Press Release: CVG Announces Partnership with Astronomer

CVG Partners with Astronomer

Airport samples innovative data science with local startup

Topics: data science growth startups

New Integration: FreshBooks

We're incredibly excited to announce a new integration with FreshBooks, cloud-based, small business accounting software.

Topics: integrations

New Integration: MySQL

We're incredibly excited to announce a new integration with MySQL, an open source relational database management system (RDBMS).

Topics: integrations

New Integration: Salesforce Marketing Cloud

Topics: integrations

Press Release: Astronomer Announces Seed Financing

Astronomer Closes $1.9M in Seed Financing

As enterprises become more data driven, Astronomer’s tools make capturing and managing data from multiple sources easy

CINCINNATI--Astronomer, a scalable platform for enterprise-scale big data integration, has closed $1.9M in seed stage financing. CincyTech led the round, with participation from west coast investors AngelPad, 500 Startups and First Ascent, and midwestern funds Connetic Ventures, Drummond Road Capital and CoreNetwork.

Topics: big data Angelpad growth startups culture

Our Unique Path to Raising $2M Seed in the Midwest


The story of our path to raising $2M is a series of short stories with some amazing protagonists. A huge thanks to everyone! Let’s dig in.

Topics: culture

Data Jam: Improving the Accuracy of Dental Provider Directories

Last week, we participated in (and won!) our first official hackathon, Data Jam, sponsored by Humana and Spry Labs.

Topics: data science culture

New Integration: Microsoft SQL Server

We're incredibly excited to announce a new integration with Microsoft SQL Server, one of the most widely used databases and the foundation of Microsoft's data platform.

Topics: integrations

New Integration: Taboola

We're incredibly excited to announce a new integration with Taboola, the world’s largest discovery platform for content recommendation, audience acquisition, and native advertising.

Topics: integrations

Why I Left Big Consulting for A Startup

*This is NOT me or my family, but it is something I’d probably do, if given the opportunity. The origin of the photo is unknown

One month ago, I was an IT consultant at a Big Four firm, working with Fortune 500 companies to help them solve their problems around IT compliance/risk, cybersecurity and operational technology. It was a stable, well-paying job with a clear path for upward mobility—one that brought a lot of security for my wife and son.

I left that security for Astronomer.

Topics: culture