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Alex MacCaw

Alex MacCaw

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Alex MacCaw Alex MacCaw ·

Taking Stock

We recently crossed two big milestones, 1000 customers and 100,000 daily active users across our products. While this is a significant moment for us, I have to admit to feeling a touch of nostalgia as I remember jumping for joy when our first customer signed up a little over...

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Alex MacCaw Alex MacCaw ·

Clearbit OAuth API

Clearbit was founded on a powerful idea: that we can catalyze innovation by creating simple building blocks. The first stage of the plan was our APIs. By abstracting person & company data behind simple interfaces, you can build some powerful tools. We've already seen thousands of companies do just that...

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Alex MacCaw Alex MacCaw ·

Dynamic Chat Personalization

Adding a Chat widget to your site is a great way of interacting with potential customers, answering questions, and closing deals. We've been experimenting with using Drift on Clearbit's main site to do just that and the results have been great, but with one catch. We were finding the volume...

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Alex MacCaw Alex MacCaw ·

Google Inbox Support for Connect

I'm pleased to announce we've shipped our #1 most requested feature, Google Inbox support. Now you can use Clearbit Connect in Google's latest email client–simply refresh and you're good to go. As in Gmail, we'll display a contextual sidebar by every thread showing you information about the person &...

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Alex MacCaw Alex MacCaw ·

Batch Enrichment

Often, our customers have one-off non-recurring needs for email & domain Enrichment. Since our plans have always been month-to-month, up to now the answer has been to sign up for a month of Enrichment - not exactly optimum. Today, we've launched Batch Enrichment. If you sign into your Clearbit dashboard...

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Alex MacCaw Alex MacCaw ·

Reveal: Shine New Light on Anonymous Web Traffic

I'm excited to share Reveal, a new product that delivers company data based on an IP address, effectively allowing customers to de-anonymize web traffic. Powering Reveal is a completely unique and dynamic dataset. Traditionally, IP-to-Company applications have been limited to large companies who own their IP blocks. With our new...

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Alex MacCaw Alex MacCaw ·

Friday's outage

On Friday afternoon, Clearbit was down for approximately 24 minutes, from 2:14pm to 2:38pm PDT. This is the longest outage that we've had in the past two years, and also the worst (given that every API was down). For that, we’re extremely sorry. We understand that Clearbit...

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Alex MacCaw Alex MacCaw ·

Segment Integration

Segment is changing the way modern businesses collect and analyze their customer data. Once plugged in, Segment receives data from a multitude of sources, say your website or product, and allows businesses to easily pipe data anywhere it needs to be. Needless to say, we're big fans and religious users...

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Launching Super Tags!

Accurate company categorization is a crucial part of the data we provide, and we've built up some incredible tech over this last year to automatically categorize companies by applying a neural net algorithm to their websites. This gets us the kind of coverage that would be impossible to achieve with...

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