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Firebase

Firebase

Firebase is a mobile and web application development platform. It was founded in 2011 and acquired by Google in 2014. It is located in San Francisco, California. 

Firebase is a San Francisco-based technology company that has created platform made up of features that developers can mix-and-match to fit their needs. It can be used on Android and iOS mobile applications as well as in web browsers. 

Product

The company's product can develop and grow its client's mobile applications. The features to develop and test an app include a real-time database, cloud messaging, storage, a test lab, and crash reporting. The features to grow the app are analytics, predictions, remote configuration, and more. There are also several features in the beta testing phase. Such features include a machine learning kit, in-app messaging, and A/B testing.



Clients can choose features from a variety of plans. Some features are free of charge to use (e.g. cloud messaging) while others cost varying amounts, depending on which plan the client chooses. 

Uses

Major companies have used Firebase to develop and grow their apps. Such companies include Duolingo, lyft, shazam, venmo, trivago, and Alibaba. 



Timeline

Funding rounds

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Investment
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People

Name
Role
LinkedIn

Adam Nash

Investor



Albert Wenger

Board member



Amr Awadallah

Investor



Andrew Lee

Co-founder



Brandon Alexander

Employee



Brian Watson

Investor



Chip Hazard

Board member



David Auerbach

Investor



David East

Employee



Felix Shpilman

Investor



Florian Leibert

Investor



Gaurav Jain

Investor



Greg Soltis

Employee



Guy Gamzu

Investor



James Tamplin

Co-founder



Joey Yang

Employee



Joseph Melohn

Investor



Justin Yoshimura

Investor



Ken Thom

Investor



Kittu Kolluri

Investor



Lucas Nealan

Investor



Matthew Tse

Employee



Max Henderson

Employee



Megan Krilanovich

Employee



Michael Lehenbauer

Employee



Further reading

Title
Author
Link
Type
Date

Introduction to Firebase🔥



Web

December 26, 2017

What is Firebase?

Chris Esplin

Web

October 24, 2016

Documentaries, videos and podcasts

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Date
Link

Companies

Company
CEO
Location
Products/Services

Firebase





Realtime Database, Cloud Firestore, Authentication, Cloud Storage, Analytics, Hosting, Cloud Functions

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