Linear (company)

Linear (company)

A software company making issue management software for software development and bug tracking.

Linear is a software company making issue management software for software development and bug tracking that is headquartered in San Francisco, California and was founded in 2019 by Jori Lallo, Karri Saarinen, and Tuomas Artman. The company's software allows users to add Figma links to any issue or comment, automatically track GitHub pull requests, get updates and create issues using Slack directly in slack channels, connect with over 1000 other tools with Zapier and create new issues using Zapier, and create custom workflows using the Linear API. The Linear API allows users to query and mutate data using GraphQL to create their custom workflows.

Notable customers of Linear include: Compound, Retool, Pitch, Render, AskSpoke, Mercury, Dribble, Albert, and Gatsby.

Funding

Seed

On November 22, 2019 Linear announced raising $4.2 million in seed funding from Sequoia Capital (lead investor), Tikhon Bernstam, Marc McCabe, Larry Gadea, Julia DeWahl, Jude Gomila, Jeff Chang, James Smith, Gustaf Alstromer, and Index Ventures. At the time of receiving their seed funding Linear only had 4 employees.

Timeline

Funding rounds

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Investment
Linear Seed round November 2019
4,200,000
November 2019
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Linear's Next Chapter: Announcing our $4.2M Seed Round

Karri Saarinen

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November 21, 2019

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Ingrid Lunden
November 21, 2019
TechCrunch
Software will eat the world, as the saying goes, but in doing so, some developers are likely to get a little indigestion. That is to say, building products requires working with disparate and distributed teams, and while developers may have an ever-growing array of algorithms, APIs and technology at their disposal to do this, ironically [...]
Megha Manchanda
November 8, 2019
@bsindia
Read more about Linear infra companies eye road deals as railway, power projects dry up on Business Standard. Currently, linear infra companies participate in highway construction and their share in the overall road construction mix is 25 per cent

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