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Quild Mini🦄 #151: Directus
Open-source data platform + no-code app builder (17K stars)
This is the Quild Minicorn, highlighting one future of work minicorn every weekday - early-stage startups with statistically significant signals of becoming a unicorn.
With over 19 million downloads, Directus is the world's first Open Data Platform for instantly turning any SQL database into an API and beautiful no-code apps.
Ben has run multiples studios, labs, and consulting businesses
Top company alumni
Ben led product strategy at AOL for a year
Accelerating team growth
Grew 1.6x YoY to ~30 employees (intentionally keeping team small)
There’s not a lot of the traditional signals for Directus, another Quild outlier. The product they’ve built and the traction they’ve gotten are signals that speak for themselves.
Till next time, Kenn