Umami Raises $1.5M in Pre-Seed Funding

Umami, a San Francisco, CA-based open-source and privacy-focused web analytics platform, closed on a $1.5m pre-seed funding round.

The round was led by Race Capital.

The company intends to use the proceeds to accelerate its hiring process.

Founded by three brothers, Mike, Brian and Francis Cao, Umami is an alternative to Google Analytics focused on data ownership, privacy and general data protection regulation (GDPR), with over 4.6 million downloads from Github. It is able to track detailed website activity such as session duration, pages per session and source of traffic without using cookies or collecting any personally identifiable information. It provides both a free self-hosted version as well as a cloud hosting solution.