Segment provides customer data infrastructure to fast-growing and data-intensive eCommerce teams. With the ability to create first-class event tracking and data pipeline, Segment has helped usher in a common understanding for their users to activate their own data in order to create customer-first decisions and experiences.
Date Founded = 2011
Total Funding = $284M
HQ = San Francisco, California
Total Employees = 400+
The Main Event The industry standard for semantic event tracking is now Segment, and the young team is going nowhere but up.
Central API Segment creates a central hub for all of your analytics calls for your website and/or app. With one central API for your customer and analytics data, the manual configurations can be eliminated.
Plays Well With Others The platform integrates with 40+ analytics platforms to build a comprehensive view of customer data funnels.
Price-Conscious The pricing can be steep depending on the size of your company and stage. But it’s tough to turn down easy syntax and insight.
API = 911 Their infrastructure model depends on API calls, so make sure you are aware of your API limits as you scale.
Learning Curves The initial implementation requires a learning curve or totally outsourced help if your team is short on technical prowess. This will be unique coding.