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Retool

Retool is a San Francisco-based enterprise software company founded in 2017 by David Hsu.

Retool provides a productivity development platform for enterprises to build interfaces and workflows. Retool allows for the building of internal tool. Users can drag-and-drop frontend components together and connect them to databases or any API.

How it Works

Retool has 4 components:

1) Connect data sources

2) Build queries and logic in SQL or Javascript

3) Connect queries and logic to prebuilt components like tables, text inputs, and buttons

4) Organize and connect components into an app

Integrations and Support

Retool integrates with most major data sources that require the need to build internal tools. From databases like PostgreSQL and MySQL, to internal REST APIs and GraphQL, as well as external APIs like Stripe, Firebase, and Github.

Timeline

October 2020
Retool raises a $50,000,000 series B round from Henrique Dubugras, John Collison, Nat Friedman, Patrick, Paul Graham, Pedro Franceschi and Sequoia.

Funding rounds

People

Name
Role
LinkedIn

David Hsu

Founder and CEO

Nat Friedman

Investor

Further reading

Title
Author
Link
Type
Date

Documentaries, videos and podcasts

Title
Date
Link

Retool: the 4 minute demo

November 30, 2018

Companies

Company
CEO
Location
Products/Services

News

Title
Author
Date
Publisher
Description
AlleyWatch
October 24, 2020
AlleyWatch
The Pulse of New York Tech

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