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Customer-facing analytics for any platform

The Quild Future Unicorn highlights one future of work early-stage startup with statistically significant signals of becoming a unicorn.

Explo provides an embedded analytics solution, enabling companies to securely share customizable product analytics, project reports, and KPIs with each of their end-users all while seamlessly matching the product’s design.

Active founders: Rohan, Andrew, Gary

Signals:

1. Venture-backed experience

  • Rohan was a sales engineer at Palantir (<1 yr)
  • Gary was a sales engineer at Palantir (2+ yrs)

2. Top company alumni

  • Andrew was an analytics consultant at McKinsey (2 yrs)

3. Top university alumni

  • Rohan graduated from Carnegie Mellon University
  • Andrew graduated from Columbia University
  • Gary graduated from Columbia University

4. Top investor

  • Craft Ventures led series A
  • Felicis Ventures participated in series A

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All-in-one time management tool

The Quild Future Unicorn highlights one future of work early-stage startup with statistically significant signals of becoming a unicorn.

Motion empowers everyone to do their best work by automatically optimizing their schedule. By constantly monitoring and reorganizing their to-do list and calendar, Motion helps professionals make time for their highest priority tasks while never missing any deadlines.

Founders: Harry, Ethan, Omid

Signals:

1. Fast growth

2. Top company alumni

  • Ethan was a trader at DRW (1+ yrs) and Citadel (2 yrs)

3. Top university alumni

  • Harry graduated from Darmouth
  • Ethan graduated from Darmouth
  • Omid graduated from Yale

4. Top investors

  • Signal Fire led series A

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Self-serve data transformation tool (semi-stealth)

The Quild Future Unicorn highlights one future of work early-stage startup with statistically significant signals of becoming a unicorn.

Retable is a no-code AI-augmented data transformation tool for data and business analysts built natively for cloud data warehouses. Retable enables building reporting, ML/BI data pipelines, and data automation 4x faster and 10x simpler than any other tool in the market.

Founder: Eugene, Anastasia

Signals:

1. Repeat exited founder

  • Eugene founded ad-tech company Segmento (acquired by Sberbank), AI laboratory Hintlab.ai, and high-frequency trading firm QuantBrothers

2. Venture-backed experience

3. Top company alumni

  • Eugene was a software researcher at LG Electronics (4+ yrs)

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Recruitment software used by high-growth companies

The Quild Future Unicorn highlights one future of work early-stage startup with statistically significant signals of becoming a unicorn.

Ashby helps scaling companies achieve their ambitious growth targets with an all-in-one recruiting platform. With Ashby, teams of all sizes can run a fast and efficient hiring process. Trusted by companies including Opendoor, Figma, Notion, Deel and Modern Treasury.

Founders: Benjamin, Abhik

Signals:

1. Repeat founder

  • Abhik built Choir, a wellness iOS app

2. Venture-backed experience

  • Benjamin was an engineer at Plangrid (~3 yrs) and Make School (2+ yrs)
  • Abhik was a product manager at Lob (~1 yr) and Plangrid (3 yrs)

3. Top university alumni

  • Abhik graduated from UC Berkeley

4. Fast team growth

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