Cloud-native Monitoring Platform Chronosphere Raises $200 Million in Series C  

by Kay Aloha Villamor in October 8th, 2021

Chronosphere, a New York, US-based cloud-native monitoring platform co-founded by two former Uber engineers, raised $200 million, a Series C that values the company at over $1 billion.

The round was led by General Atlantic, with Addition, Greylock, Lux Capital, and new backer Founders Fund also participating. The company, which is 2.5 years old, has now raised $255 million to date.

Alongside this, Chronosphere is also announcing a new set of tools specifically for distributed tracing, which will help make more granular observations and respond quicker to issues on the network as they arise.

Company: Chronosphere Inc.

Raised: $200.0M

Round: Series C

Funding Month: October 2021

Lead Investors: General Atlantic

Additional Investors: Greylock, Lux Capital, and new backer Founders Fund

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Software Category: cloud-native monitoring platform

About the Company: Mao and co-founder Rob Skillington (CTO) founded Chronosphere on the back of early work that they started at Uber, Chronosphere is an observability platform that empowers cloud-native engineering organizations to control for data volumes, rampant costs, and organizational friction that comes from rapid scale and technical complexity. Chronosphere is on a mission to redefine monitoring for the cloud-native world by building the world’s most scalable, reliable, and cost-efficient monitoring platform. Chronosphere’s product is built on top of the proven at scale metrics engine, M3, which was developed and open-sourced by the founding team while they were at Uber.


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