Kobiton, an Atlanta based mobile testing platform that provides mobile app developer a platform to develop an app on real devices using the open-source Appium automation framework, has recently announced its series A round that has officially raised $5.2M dollars.
The round was led primarily by Kobiton along with the help of other potential investors of the market like KMS Technology and Kinetic Ventures. There was involvement of important personalities also like BetterCloud executive chairman Jon Hallett, former Infor COO Ken Walters and Kevin Lee, the CEO of Kobiton. The company is reported to have raised $3M dollars in the past.
Current customers of the company are some major companies of the respective field like GreenSky, Office Depot, Q2, Cap Gemini, and Frontier Airlines.
For those who don’t know, Kobiton is different from other all development platforms like Google’s Firebase Test Lab, Microsoft’s App Center Test Cloud, and the AWS Device Farm is that Kobiton offers a cloud-based lab on which you can do your projects and along with that it also provides you the facility to set up private and local labs as per your requirement.
The reach of Kobiton ranges to the major 350 devices and for these devices it provides all types of required logs, screenshots, system matrics, and other stuff.
Kobiton CEO Kevin Lee stated, “Our own survey of over 1,500 organizations confirm the trends we’re seeing in the industry: First, companies have greatly advanced on the maturity testing model with more and more realization that extensive real-device testing is necessary to create flawless user experiences for all users on all devices.”
Kobiton lets its developers for creating tests in a pretty easy way that does not require it’s “record and playback” feature.