Fast-growing Leawood tech company rounds up local investors for $6M raise

KC-Based Stackify Is Growing Fast, Hiring Too

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Stackify has raised another round of capital.  Stackify filed paperwork on November 20, 2019 that they had raised $4.132 million dollars.  In conversations with the company, they revealed that they had actually raised a little more than $6 million in the form of both debt and equity.  The round included $2 million from Cypress Growth Capital – continuing the pattern …

Fast-growing Leawood tech company rounds up local investors for $6M raise

Fast-growing Leawood tech company rounds up local investors for $6M raise

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A Leawood-based tech company has raised $6 million, and most of it came from Kansas City-area investors. Stackify LLC’s latest funding injection included a mix of equity and debt financing. The Mid-America Angels investment network, along with local angel investors, invested $4 million. “All the money we’ve raised, except for the venture debt, has come from Kansas City, which is …

More than a podcast host: Matt Watson’s Stackify raises $6M in rapid scaling maneuver

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Stackify expects growth on the heels of a freshly announced $6 million funding raise, explained Matt Watson. “We have still never taken any outside, institutional VC money. All the [investments] we’ve raised have been from local Kansas City investors, which is pretty cool,” Watson, founder and CEO, said noting the company’s recent raise was a mix of debt and equity …

What are Microservices?

What are Microservices? Code Examples, Best Practices, Tutorials and More

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Microservices are increasingly used in the development world as developers work to create larger, more complex applications that are better developed and managed as a combination of smaller services that work cohesively together for more extensive, application-wide functionality. Tools such as Service Fabric are rising to meet the need to think about and build apps using a piece-by-piece methodology that is, …

Stackify Named to Constellation ShortList for Digital Performance Management

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Stackify was recently named in the Constellation ShortlistTM Digital Performance Management Q3 2019 for the early adoption service provider of digital transformation initiatives. “In our experience working on tens of thousands of vendor selections, we’ve learned that no two organizations have the same requirements. We cut through the clutter and marketing hype and present the top offerings in each of …

Inc. 5000 ranks Matt Watson’s Stackify among top fastest-growing companies in KC

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Article from Startland News by Austin Barnes // If founders don’t put themselves out there, they’ll never know how far they can grow, advised Matt Watson, shortly after Inc. Magazine ranked his tech startup — Stackify — one of the fastest growing companies in Kansas City… Read more:Inc. 5000 ranks Matt Watson’s Stackify among top fastest-growing companies in KC

See why developers choose Retrace over New Relic

Looking for New Relic Alternatives & Competitors? Learn Why Developers Pick Retrace

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New Relic is one of the industry leaders for SaaS-based application performance management. However, many are starting to look for new relic alternatives. Probably about half of those alternatives are available as SaaS APM. New Relic Pricing Forcing You to Look for Alternatives? We talk to companies every day that are currently using New Relic but are looking for alternatives …

Java 12: New Features and Enhancements Developers Should Know

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Oracle will soon roll out Java 12 in March 2019 and new releases will drop once every six months thereafter. The goal is to make new releases more frequent for the Java ecosystem, with certain releases earmarked as long-term support (LTS). And by support, we mean the allocation of update releases for bug fixes and critical security patches. This latest …

Case Study: ClearSale sees clear ROI from using Retrace

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Background: After dealing with a large, difficult APM vendor, ClearSale was in dire need to switch to a reliable solution that was easy to implement, able to provide all the information they needed in one place, and provide enough value to speed up quality application building. Solution: After checking out a live demo of Retrace, Stackify’s APM tool, it was …

No Coast finalists: Trio of startup heavyweights among KC Tech Council award contenders

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Article from Startland News by Startland Staff // KC Tech Council released finalists Wednesday for its No Coast awards — a March 8 celebration of trailblazing innovators across the tech industry in Kansas City — which features a handful of startup founders and companies. “These are the folks who went above and beyond in tech,” KC Tech Council said in announcement of …

KC angels pile in with $2.74M funding raise for Matt Watson’s Stackify

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Article from Startland News by Austin Barnes // A team of six local angel investors has pushed Kansas City-sourced Stackify past the $2 million mark in the company’s latest funding raise, Matt Watson announced Wednesday. “We are using the funds to continue our aggressive growth plans,” Watson, founder and CEO, said of the raise. Uploaded onto the startup scene in 2012, …

Better code, Better results: No BS [Webinar]

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Small changes for big wins At Stackify, we have the privilege of talking with hundreds of companies that have similar software challenges. We found that the #1 challenge is to deliver more value, faster, and with higher quality… while controlling cost, headcount, and complexity. How do you squeeze more out of every delivery cycle with less? There are ways to …

Grace Hopper Conference Recap

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Grace Hopper, the world’s largest gathering of women in tech occurred last month in Houston, TX. The event, produced by, brings together women from a variety of backgrounds with an interest in technology. Representing the Stackify team at the event was our Director of Customer Success, Megan Horton. Some of the greatest minds in tech from all over the …

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New Feature in Retrace: Application Scoring

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Stackify, a leader in application performance tools, is excited to announce App Scoring as part of the Retrace product suite. App Scoring expands on Retrace’s deep performance insights, combining many factors of an application’s performance into a single “letter grade” benchmark score. With the addition of this new metric, users of Retrace can now see at a glance how their …

Retrace release

What’s New in Retrace: Java on Windows Support Now Available

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We are happy to announce the release of Java on Windows in Retrace! This latest Retrace release aims to provide first-class support for monitoring Java web applications and services running on Windows systems. Now all the Java APM features that you could use on Linux are now also available for Windows! In addition, the release supports the most commonly used …

SST Software Fixes Problems behind the Scenes with Retrace

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Get Immediate Insights and Alerts – Out of the Box SST Software has gained credibility as the expert in structuring and managing spatial data for the agricultural industry. Their system manages site-specific data for more than 100 million acres in over 20 countries. We sat down with Systems Architect Scott Wise to learn how Retrace helps his team provide an ecosystem …

Retrace platform update to alerts and notificaitons

Retrace Platform Major Update: Alerts and Notifications

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UPDATE: The previously scheduled maintenance has been rescheduled for February 14, 2018, 10:00am CST – 2:00pm CST to account for additional changes and some scheduling conflict with other maintenance and releases.” Stackify will be releasing a major update to a subsystem of the Retrace platform that impacts how alerts are processed through the system and users are notified of those alerts. …