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OpsGenie (featured in Ep.2) is an IT incident management software that was bought by Atlassian for $295M at around 20x revenue multiple (my guesstimate). Below are some of the potential reasons from my conversation with Berkay on Glocal.

1) Focus on collaboration and orchestration

OpsGenie centered its attention on people side of things, rather than focusing on predictive models or AI like its competitors. OpsGenie’s model involved everyone in the organization, making it more suitable for Atlassian.

2) Product synergies

Fully integrating seamlessly with the rest of Atlassian suite, OpsGenie brought efficiency to company operations. OpsGenie team already felt the need to build similar products that are critical for before and after an incident, like Confluence or Jira, but obviously did not have enough resources. …


Enis Hulli

Partner @500Startups Istanbul, enis@500.co, Glocal Podcast theglocal.co

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