The fastest-growing open-source startups in Q2 2022

Snapshot of ROSS Index featuring top open-source startups by Github stars growth of their repositories. All descriptions below are based on public data and were up-to-date at the end of Q2 2022
HTTPie, Warp and Dagger repos have enormous annualised growth rate of Github stars. Therefore, their values are over the top in the chart below.
  1. HTTPie (httpie/httpie, 22.3K stars, 4660323% AGR). API management platform. Founded in 2020 in Prague and raised $6.5M from Coatue, Cultivate Capital, Blossom Capital, Addition. Team accidentally made the repository private for a moment this spring. And GitHub deleted their community that took 10 years to build (54K stars). Read the full story on its website.
  2. Warp (warpdotdev/warp, 6.5K stars, 56216% AGR). Developer of a Rust-based coding terminal. Founded in 2020 in New York and raised $23M from Dylan Field, GV, BoxGroup, Neo.
  3. Dagger (dagger/dagger, 5.6K stars, 22957% AGR). A portable devkit for CI/CD pipelines. Founded in 2018 in San Francisco and raised $30M from Redpoint, Y Combinator, Quiet Capital, New Wave.
  4. HPC-AI Tech (hpcaitech/colossalai, 4K stars, 3543% AGR). A cloud-based platform to enhance AI computations by increasing CPU and GPU processing speeds. Founded in 2021 in Singapore and raised $4.7M from Sinovation Ventures, ZhenFund, BlueRun Ventures.
  5. MosaicML (mosaicml/composer, 2.2K stars, 1798% AGR). Platform that makes Machine Learning Training efficient with algorithmic methods. Founded in 2020 in San Francisco and raised $37M from Lux Capital, DCVC, Future Ventures, Playground Global, AME, Correlation, E14.
  6. Multiprocess Labs (multiprocessio/datastation, 2.3K stars, 925% AGR). The Data IDE for Developers. Founded in 2021 in New York and has no known external funding.
  7. Builder (builderio/qwik, 4.4K stars, 714% AGR). Low-code platform for building frontend (headless CMS). Founded in 2018 in San Francisco and raised $17.3M from Greylock, Finn Capital Partners, Imaginary Ventures.
  8. Firezone (firezone/firezone, 2.3K stars, 530% AGR). Open-source VPN server and Firewall. Founded in 2021 in Mountain View and has no known external funding.
  9. Themesberg (themesberg/flowbite, 1.9K stars, 496% AGR). Platform that offers web templates, themes, and UI for developers. Founded in 2019 in Timisoara and has no known external funding.
  10. Qdrant (qdrant/qdrant, 1.9K stars, 464% AGR). Open-source vector similarity search engine. Founded in 2021 in Berlin and raised $2.3M from 42CAP, IBB Ventures.
  11. LiveKit (livekit/livekit, 3.6K stars, 456% AGR). Open-source stack for scalable WebRTC. Founded in 2021 in San Francisco and raised $7M from Redpoint Ventures.
  12. NuxtLabs (nuxt/framework, 7.8K stars, 412% AGR). Makers of Nuxt.js and Docus. Founded in 2017 in Bordeaux and raised $2M from Firstminute Capital, Kima Ventures.
  13. Nhost (nhost/nhost, 3.1K stars, 408% AGR). Full-fledged serverless backend for web and mobile applications. Founded in 2019 in Stockholm and raised $3.1M from Antler, Nauta Capital.
  14. Umbrel (getumbrel/umbrel, 2.5K stars, 405% AGR). Personal server OS for self-hosting. Founded in 2020 and raised $3M from OSS Capital, Slow Ventures, Village Global, Naval Ravikant.
  15. Safing (safing/portmaster, 3.6K stars, 392% AGR). Application for monitoring all your network activity. Founded in 2017 in Baden and has no known external funding.
  16. Up9 Inc. (up9inc/mizu, 3.7K stars, 390% AGR). Autonomous Microservice Testing for Developers. Founded in 2019 in Palo Alto and raised from J-Ventures, Flint Capital.
  17. Raycast (raycast/extensions, 1.8K stars, 387% AGR). CLI-based developer productivity tool. Founded in 2020 in London and raised $17.6M from Accel, Coatue, Chapter One, Y Combinator.
  18. Quickwit (quickwit-oss/quickwit, 2K stars, 378% AGR). Cloud-native search engine for big data. Founded in 2020 in San Francisco and raised $2.6M from FirstMark, Firstminute Capital.
  19. Voxel51 (voxel51/fiftyone, 1.7K stars, 360% AGR). Developer tools for machine learning. Founded in 2018 in Ann Arbor and raised $3.3M from eLab Ventures, Tech Startup Stabilization Fund, NIST.
  20. Pipedream (pipedreamhq/pipedream, 3.6K stars, 349% AGR). The integration platform built for developers. Founded in 2019 in San Francisco and raised $22M from CRV, True Ventures, Felicis Ventures.


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