Firestartr helps the most promising digital entrepreneurs take their companies from seed stage to Series A and beyond. 
Firestartr backs the globally ambitious entrepreneurs who are seizing today’s lower "cost to experiment" and Internet-based go-to-market strategies to craft game-changing Internet and software businesses. Beyond providing seed-stage capital, we draw on our entrepreneurial successes and senior operational experience with leading technology companies to support sustainable growth in our portfolio. Our domain expertise and deep network of advisors enable us to propel companies to Series A and beyond.
Firestartr operates as a venture platform that syndicates investments with a curated network of domain experts. Our flexible pledge structure benefits both entrepreneurs (one line on the cap table) and investors (greater deal choice, tax advantages such as EIS, no lock in).
HQChelmsford, GB
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Firestartr was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in Chelmsford, GB

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Key People/Management at Firestartr

Anil Hansjee

Anil Hansjee

Chipper Boulas

Chipper Boulas

Co-Founder & General Partner
Alain Falys

Alain Falys

General Partner
Axel Wehr

Axel Wehr

Senior Advisor / Partner
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Firestartr Office Locations

Firestartr has offices in Chelmsford, Greater London and London
Chelmsford, GB (HQ)
3 Clematis Tye, Springfield
Greater London, GB
23 Berkeley Square
London, GB
16 Great Chapel St, West End
London, GB
Shropshire House, 2-20 Capper St, Bloomsbury
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Firestartr Online and Social Media Presence

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Firestartr Blogs

Outlyer Acquired by Bitrise!

Five & a half years is a long time in the monitoring space. When we started, Nagios dominated the market, Containers and Kubernetes were on the horizon but not really adopted anywhere, as were microservices. Since then the entire industry has changed, and all those new technologies and the new a…

Brand New Status Views

How often do you find yourself investigating an issue, when you notice a spike on the graph, an outlier (excuse the pun)? Which Host is that? Which region and cluster? One of our core principles behind Outlyer is reducing that mean-time-to-resolution (MTTR). To achieve a resolution, you first need t…

Monitoring IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service with Outlyer

For those of you using the IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service, IBM’s managed Kubernetes offering, you’ll be happy to hear, Outlyer, with its best in class Kubernetes monitoring, has you covered! Outlyer is now on IBM’s Cloud Marketplace and we’ve extended our agent to support IBM Cloud instance metadata s…

DOXSFO - November 2018

OverOps hosted our last DOXSFO Meetup for 2018, and boy did they treat us! Instead of the usual beer and pizza we were treated to a full Chinese buffet which has definitely set the bar going forwards! In addition, many of you regulars will know my wish to go out with everyone afterwards to c…

A Comparison Between Prometheus and Outlyer

As everyone starts moving into deploying their services on Kubernetes, a lot of our new users ask us how we compare to Prometheus. For those of you who aren’t familiar with what Prometheus is, Prometheus is an open source pull-based monitoring tool that scrapes HTTP endpoints that expose dimensional…

Making Users Lives Better

At Outlyer we are continually working hard to improve the product. The objective is not to build a great monitoring tool, but to help you all get things done; Making users lives better. A great product is one which solves a problem and is intuitive to use. We made our first step towards this with V…
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Firestartr Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Firestartr founded?

    Firestartr was founded in 2012.

  • Who are Firestartr key executives?

    Firestartr's key executives are Anil Hansjee, Chipper Boulas and Alain Falys.

  • Where is Firestartr headquarters?

    Firestartr headquarters is located at 3 Clematis Tye, Springfield, Chelmsford.

  • Where are Firestartr offices?

    Firestartr has offices in Chelmsford, Greater London and London.

  • How many offices does Firestartr have?

    Firestartr has 4 offices.