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Founders Talk Founders Talk #81

The future of code search

Today Adam is joined by Quinn Slack, CEO of Sourcegraph. He’s been tracking Sourcegraph for years now and knew one day they would hit Unicorn status, and that happened this year. They’re just off a massive $125M Series D funding round led by Andreessen Horowitz at a $2.625B valuation to bring code search to every developer. The future of code search has never been more clear and we’re excited to share today’s show with you.

Quinn Slack about.sourcegraph.com

Sourcegraph is now open source

We opened up Sourcegraph to bring code search and intelligence to more developers and developer ecosystems—and to help us realize the Sourcegraph master plan.

To which, phase 1 is almost done and they plan to reveal phase 2 soon…so I guess, stay tuned. Though they did tease this for phase 2:

Re:phase 2 … how we’ll work toward enabling everyone to code. If you think that’s crazy, ask yourself: now that billions of people have access to the Internet, is coding more like reading and writing (which virtually everyone does) or publishing books (which 0.1% of the population does)?

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