Bugsnag snares $9 million Series B, now gives you a software stability score

TechCrunch | 1/10/2018 | Ron Miller
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Bugsnag, the cloud service that helps developers find bugs inside their software, announced a $9 million Series B today. They also released a new version of their dashboard that features a stability score than can give customers an unbiased grade of the current stability of their software.

Let’s look at the funding first. Investors included first-timer GV (formerly Google Ventures) joining existing investors Matrix Partners and Benchmark Capital. Today’s investment brings the total raised to over $17 million, according to data on Crunchbase.The company’s Series A was $7.2 million in July, 2015.

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Bugsnag analyzes the code using a set of software development kits that run across the browser, desktop, mobile or backend, giving developers a complete view of how the application will behave across environments. The company focuses on the bug, rather than the number of errors. Instead of giving you a log with each of occurrence of the error, it lets you see how many times the error occurred on a given platform and what percentage of users it is affecting to prioritize which bugs to fix first.

Company CEO and co-founder James Smith says that he created the company because he was having trouble pulling the bug information out of the noise of error logs. He and his co-founders wanted to simplify the approach to understanding bugs in the software they were developing.

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His company is geared toward helping developers and product teams understand just what errors they have and if the software is truly ready to release. To that end, the latest version of the software released just...
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