BrowserStack

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BrowserStack
TypeEnterprise software, web development
Founded2011
FounderRitesh Arora, Nakul Aggarwal
Headquarters,
Number of employees
900
Websitebrowserstack.com

BrowserStack is an Indian cloud web and mobile testing platform that provides developers with the ability to test their websites and mobile applications across on-demand browsers, operating systems and real mobile devices.[1]

History[edit]

The subscription-based service was founded by Ritesh Arora and Nakul Aggarwal in 2011[2] in Mumbai, India, and was originally started as a service to let developers test their websites on Internet Explorer. BrowserStack has over 25,000 paid customers and 2 million registered developers in more than 135 countries.[3]

In October 2015, BrowserStack was recognised as a Bootstrap Champ in The Economic Times Startup Awards.[4]

BrowserStack has offices in San Francisco, Mumbai and Dublin. Privately held, the company raised $50 million Series A from Accel in 2018.[5][promotional language]

In July 2020, BrowserStack announced that they had acquired Percy, a San Francisco-based visual testing software provider.[6]

In June 2021, BrowserStack raised $200 million in a series B led by BOND and Insight Partners at a valuation of $4 billion.[7]

In December 2021, BrowserStack announced acquisition of open source, end-to-end testing automation framework, Nightwatch.js.[8]

Components[edit]

BrowserStack have five primary products: Live, App Live,[9] Automate, App Automate and Percy.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Automating the workplace". CIO. Retrieved 2022-04-02.
  2. ^ "BrowserStack simplifies web application testing". techrepublic. Retrieved 28 August 2013.
  3. ^ "ET Startup Awards 2015: No venture funding yet, but BrowserStack has cracked the code to profitability". Economic Times. Retrieved 14 August 2015.
  4. ^ "Economic Times Startup Awards 2015". Economic Times. Economic Times. Retrieved 14 October 2015.
  5. ^ "BrowserStack hauls in $50 million Series A from Accel – TechCrunch". techcrunch.com. Retrieved 2018-05-14.
  6. ^ Ananth, Venkat. "Mumbai-based SaaS startup BrowserStack acquires Bay Area company, Percy". The Economic Times. Retrieved 2021-02-07.
  7. ^ Singh, Manish (16 June 2021). "BrowserStack valued at $4 billion in $200 million BOND-led funding". TechCrunch. Retrieved 4 November 2021.
  8. ^ "Browserstack Acquires Nightwatch.js, Commits To Open Source". Inc42 Media. 2021-12-14. Retrieved 2022-03-11.
  9. ^ Mike Williams (2021-05-25). "BrowserStack App Live review". TechRadar. Retrieved 2022-04-02.