Testsigma Raises $4.6M in Seed Funding Led by Accel, STRIVE


The Testsigma test automation platform secured $4.6 million in seed funding led by Accel and STRIVE, with participation from BoldCap and a host of well-known entrepreneurs and operators. These include Shanmugam Krishnasamy, co-founder and CTO of Freshworks; Kiran Darisi, co-founder and vice president of engineering at Freshworks; Parsuram Vijayasankar, Co-Founder and Principal Engineer at Freshworks; Vetri Vellore, CEO of Ally.io; Nitesh Banta, CEO of B12; Ioann Fainsilber, co-founder of Pintek, and others.

Testsigma will use the capital to strengthen the core engineering and product team and to build alongside and for a global community of testers, test automation engineers and developers.

Testsigma’s open source test automation platform is designed to enable modern software development teams to test and release products quickly, continuously, and at scale. It’s a problem that modern engineers have wanted to solve for a long time, hence the widespread interest in Testsigma.

Rukmangada Kandyala, Founder and CEO of Testsigma, said, “Today’s test stack has made test automation more about writing and maintaining scripts than bringing software to market. quality as quickly as possible. What we try to do at Testsigma is not only to simplify test automation to speed up testing, but also to make it a sustainable and scalable process in which the tools do not require ongoing maintenance, allowing teams to focus on value creation. instead of creating and maintaining scripts and frameworks.

With an increasing focus on automation and developments, software delivery is faster than ever. Automated testing is essential for balancing software quality with the accelerated speed of release cycles, but since the toolchain that is supposed to enable automated testing has many moving parts, test automation becomes a side development project in organizations. They also have huge upfront and ongoing costs in terms of resources, technology, and expertise.

Thousands of Developers, QA’s, Product Managers around the world in teams such as Sage, HPE, Netgear, HDFC Life, IEEE, SignEasy, American Psychological Association, Mehiläinen and many more are already using Testsigma throughout the throughout their software delivery cycles.

“Test automation is a problem facing all organizations, especially these days as release cycles are getting shorter and shorter. We are very happy to partner with Testsigma. ‘an incredibly comprehensive and easy-to-use test automation platform that meets all of an organization’s testing requirements,’ said Abhinav Chaturvedi, Partner at Accel.

Testsigma was founded by Rukmangada Kandyala, Pratheep Velicherla, Vikram Chaitanya and Rajesh Reddy in 2019. The team has rich experience in developing enterprise SaaS applications for Zoho, Freshworks, Oracle, HPE.

“These are founding developers who build for other developers. Test automation has a fragmentation problem and we need a collaborative approach to solving this problem if we want to deliver good software. The team’s open source approach to building a quality platform seems like the perfect recipe,” added Nikhil Kapur, Partner at STRIVE.

According to World Quality Report(21-22) more than 63% of them are looking for smart testing solutions to accelerate releases.

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