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Mattermost is a company developing a messaging solution across web, desktop, and native mobile devices. It offers a platform that provides organized conversations in teams and channels, voice, video, and screen sharing, 1-on-1 and group messaging, searchable message history, file, image, and link sharing, and multiple language support.
HQPalo Alto, US
Employee Ratings4.3

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Employees (est.) (Apr 2020)144(+4%)

Key People/Management at Mattermost

Ian Tien

Ian Tien

CEO and Co-Founder
Corey Hulen

Corey Hulen

CTO and Co-Founder
Alexis Schmidt

Alexis Schmidt

VP Worldwide Sales
Aneal Vallurupalli

Aneal Vallurupalli

VP Finance
Alison Holmlund

Alison Holmlund

Vice President, Customer Success
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Mattermost Office Locations

Mattermost has an office in Palo Alto
Palo Alto, US (HQ)
530 Lytton Ave #201
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Mattermost Financials and Metrics

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Mattermost total Funding

$70 m

Mattermost latest funding size

$50 m

Time since last funding

10 months ago

Mattermost investors

Mattermost's latest funding round in June 2019 was reported to be $50 m. In total, Mattermost has raised $70 m
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Mattermost Operating Metrics

Feb, 2019

Monthly Downloads

10 k
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Mattermost Online and Social Media Presence

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Mattermost News and Updates

Y Combinator leads $50M round into open-source Slack rival Mattermost

Team chat services such as Slack are experiencing rapid adoption in the enterprise, but some companies have been more hesitant to embrace the technology than others. Organizations with advanced data security needs, such as banks, can’t simply shift employee communications to an external platform ru…

Mattermost raises $50 million to advance its open source Slack alternative

Mattermost, a startup developing an open source alternative to Slack, HipChat, Microsoft Teams, and Google's Hangouts Chat, has raised $50 million.

Mattermost Blogs

#VenceAlVirus: A virtual hackathon that aims to help overcome the challenges of COVID-19

COVID-19 has had a tremendous impact on people all over the world.  In these difficult times, we’re proud that Mattermost is helping people collaborate remotely and that folks in our community are coming together to combat the virus.  In this spirit, we want to share the story of #VenceAlVirus (#Def…

How our remote team ships like clockwork

On the 16th of every month, we release an update to the Mattermost server. The release happens on the same day, every month, without fail. It’s a cadence that our customers have come to rely on, and it helps us deliver new features and updates with drumbeat regularity. Hitting this hard deadline eve…

Going to MatterCon as a Mattermost contributor

I was invited to MatterCon 2020, a Mattermost community event. I decided to go because I was interested in how an open source company reaches developers and customers. I also wanted to experience what the Bahamas was like.  First, some high-level takeaways: MatterCon is a valuable opportunity for me…

Running effective meetings in a remote company

As a remote-first company, we’ve spent a lot of time optimizing how we work together as a team.  In these challenging times, teams around the world are working to flatten the curve by trying their hand at remote working for the first time. To help these teams succeed, we thought it was the perfect t…

Greater protection for Mattermost message data on mobile devices

Push notifications are an important aspect of the Mattermost user experience on mobile. When important messages come in, many users like to be notified on their mobile devices so they can respond quickly. Mobile push notifications make it easier for users to stay informed or take faster action while…

Remote work when SaaS is not an option

Corey and I created Mattermost to enable remote work through an open source, self-hosted Slack alternative. We needed control of our data and infrastructure down to the source code, without vendor dependency or lock-in. That idea has grown into a 100+ person all-remote, open core company. We’ve lear…
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Mattermost Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Mattermost founded?

    Mattermost was founded in 2011.

  • Who are Mattermost key executives?

    Mattermost's key executives are Ian Tien, Corey Hulen and Alexis Schmidt.

  • How many employees does Mattermost have?

    Mattermost has 144 employees.

  • Who are Mattermost competitors?

    Competitors of Mattermost include Slack, Consider and QTalk.

  • Where is Mattermost headquarters?

    Mattermost headquarters is located at 530 Lytton Ave #201, Palo Alto.

  • Where are Mattermost offices?

    Mattermost has an office in Palo Alto.

  • How many offices does Mattermost have?

    Mattermost has 1 office.