Faros AI, the company behind the Faros Engineering Operations Platform, has raised $16 million in seed funding led by SignalFire, Salesforce Ventures, and Global Founders Capital with participation from seasoned tech luminaries including Maynard Webb, Frederic Kerrest, Adam Gross, and more. With this investment, Faros AI plans to accelerate its mission of providing engineering teams with unprecedented visibility and insight into their operations across productivity, program management, onboarding, compliance, cost optimization, and more.
The company is also announcing the general availability of its free open-source Community Edition, Faros CE.
Faros CE is a BI, API, and automation layer for all engineering operational data including source control, task management, incident management and CI/CD data. It composes open-source software: Airbyte for data ingestion, Hasura for the API layer, Metabase for BI, and n8n for automation. It is container-based, and is able to run in any environment, including the public cloud with no external dependencies.
Today, leading engineering organizations such as Box, Coursera, and GoFundMe are unlocking data-driven engineering operations with the Faros platform, using it to gain insights into how their organizational processes and DevOps tool chains impact cycle time, quality, and throughput.