Gitpod secured $3M in Seed Funding round led by Speedinvest


Gitpod, a Germany based open-source developer platform to automate the provisioning of ready to code development environments, has now secured $3 million in seed funding.

Gitpod is founded by the Sven Efftinge. It is an open-source GitOps solution that leverages the version control system as a canonical source of truth to automate everything a developer needs to start coding. It allows engineering teams to automate the setup of local dev environments, saving time and enabling a new level of collaboration to create applications quickly in a productive development environment for any GitLab, BitBucket, and GitHub project.

Executive Opinion

Sven Efftinge, co-founder and CEO of Gitpod, said, "This is an exciting time in Gitpod’s history teaming up with experienced investors in the world of developer tools and open source software as well as working together with GitLab to provide developers with critical cloud-based dev environment automation. Gitpod’s first mover advantage and vibrant open-source community enables developers today to treat development environments as automated, yet customizable, resources they can spin up whenever they need them and close down and forget about them when they are done with their task."

Sandeep Bhadra, partner at Vertex Ventures US, said, "Gitpod’s team has a track record of creating multiple open source developer tools used by millions of engineers. With software engineering moving to remote but collaborative work, we see Gitpod securely allowing multiplayer mode for developers while saving VPs of Engineering hundreds of hours of tool setup-time. This will be an integral part of any professional software delivery pipeline."

Gitpod's Latest Funding

The round was backed by the Speedinvest with participation from Vertex Ventures US and Crane Venture Partners.

The company intends to use the latest funding to further refine the platform for development environment automation as well as to expand Gitpod open source community.
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