First investors in your favorite technical products.

Amplify invests in technical founders building the next generation of applications, tools, and platforms for developers, data teams, ML engineers, and everything in between.

Founders Peter Chen, Pieter Abbeel, Rocky Duan and Tianhao Zhang

Founders Maxim Fateev and Samar Abbas

Founders Glen Takahashi, Caitlin Colgrove and Barry McCardel 

Technical teams
working on technical products.

Amplify founders are practitioners working on first hand problems with rigorous technical backgrounds.

Founder and CEO Tristan Handy

Based on the founder's experience with clunky data workflows, dbt was created to empower a new generation of data analysts and has become the primary tool in the analytics engineering toolbox.

Founders Ville Aikas, Matt Moore,
Kim Lewandowski and Dan Lorenc

A team of prolific open source veterans founded Chainguard to help developers worldwide keep their organizations safe from security threats.

Founders Olivier Pomel and Alexis Lê-Quôc

Olivier and Alexis founded Datadog to transform their experience running cloud infrastructure into software that made observability easy for everyone.

Founder Artur Bergman

Artur founded Fastly to create a faster and more trustworthy Internet for billions of people across the globe.

Founders Troy Astorino and Noga Leviner

Noga and Troy are on a mission to structure the world's medical data and dramatically improve the lives of the chronically ill.

Founders Josh Curl, Tejas Manohar and Kashish Gupta

Frustrated by data stuck in cloud data warehouses, Tejas, Kashish, and Josh created Hightouch because everyone deserves to take action on their data.
our approach

Amplify is focused on helping technical founders succeed.

We believe that focus and domain expertise make a great investor, and technical companies need the right partner to help them tackle their unique set of challenges.

How We Help
Where we invest

Developer Tools & Computing Infrastructure

Systems, tooling, and platforms that push the frontier of modern computing.

Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence

Unprecedented applications of machine intelligence at any layer of the enterprise stack.

Data & Analytics

Infrastructure, platforms, and tooling shaping the modern data stack.


Technology that secures enterprise applications, endpoints, and infrastructure.