DevZero Raises $26 Million in Funding  

by Kay Aloha Villamor January 30th, 2023

DevZero, a Seattle, WA-based software development startup led by former Uber engineers, announced $26 million in funding, which included a previously unannounced $5 million seed round led by Foundation Capital and a newer $21 million Series A led by Anthos Capital.

Other backers include Fika Ventures, Foundation Capital, and Madrona Venture Group.

The startup also announced the general availability of its platform, which aims to make it easier for developers to write code in the cloud.

Debo Ray, CEO, and co-founder spent nearly six years at Uber, working in infrastructure and product security. Co-founder and COO Rob Fletcher also worked at Uber and most recently was a security engineering manager at Meta.

Okta, Carta, and others are using DevZero’s software, which gives developers building with Kubernetes or serverless architectures a production-like environment on their local devices.

DevZero is among a group of “DevOps” startups selling tools to improve developer efficiency as more companies shift to cloud-based services.

Company: DevInfra Inc.

Raised: $26.0M

Round: Seed Round and Series A

Funding Month: January 2023

Lead Investors: Foundation Capital (seed round) Anthos Capital (Series A)

Additional Investors: Fika Ventures, Foundation Capital, and Madrona Venture Group

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Software Category: Software Development

About the Company: Founded by former Uber engineers Debo Ray and Rob Fletcher in 2021 and is headquartered in Seattle, Washington. DevZero is a start-up company that has built a cloud-based software development platform that allows companies to configure, secure, and scale development environments to increase developer productivity and reduce technology infrastructure costs. The DevZero platform allows development teams to work together seamlessly, collaboratively, and securely in a cloud-based environment. DevZero’s platform enables teams that have embraced Kubernetes or serverless architectures to give their developers production-like environments to write and test code. DevZero's mission is to accelerate developer productivity by providing FAANG-level developer platforms and tools.


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