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Top anonymous social app NGL forced to stop tricking its users

A popular anonymous social app that was misleading its users with fake messages has been forced to change. The top-ranked app NGL, which became the...

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Former Palantir engineers raise $20M to simplify web3 tooling

Kurtosis, a crypto-focused developer tool system, has raised $20 million in a Series A round led by tech-focused hedge fund Coatue. Investors in the...

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Roblox beefs up its developer tools as it looks to a future beyond games

Roblox CTO Dan Sturman talks about how the company is building tools for developers, the challenges of building a tech stack for the masses and...

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Amazon debuts new Alexa developer tools, including support for multiple voice assistants

At its annual Alexa Live event, Amazon introduced new Alexa developer tools including services to support multiple voice assistants running on the...

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Appsmith, a low-code platform for building business apps, lands $41M

For the last several years, Appsmith has been quietly building an open source platform for internal development teams to build the custom apps they...

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Pear VC’s Anand Iyer goes solo with new $200M fund for crypto developer tools

Iyer, who worked as a developer evangelist at Microsoft and entrepreneur, is funding early-stage founders building web3 infrastructure

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Snapchat’s stricter policies for anonymous apps and friend finders aren’t yet fully enforced

A small handful of Snap Kit platform developers have not yet complied with the new guidelines around anonymous messaging and friend-finding apps...

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AutoRabit, which develops tooling for Salesforce CRM devs, lands $26M

AutoRabit, which provides CI/CD tools for Salesforce customer dev teams, today announced that it raised $26 million in a Series B funding round led...

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How Graphite turned an internal side project into a $20M Series A

Graphite’s founders came from Facebook, Airbnb and Square, three companies where they had access to sophisticated code review tools. When they...

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Smallstep takes big step toward authenticating machine-to-machine communications

Smallstep founder and CEO Mike Malone calls big, distributed systems his happy place, but these systems involve a lot of machine-to-machine...

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AppDynamics founder’s midas touch strikes again as Harness valuation hits $3.7B

Jyoti Bansal has a pretty good track record when it comes to launching startups. He sold his first company, AppDynamics, for $3.7 billion the week it...

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Hookdeck snares $2.4M seed to help developers manage webhooks

Hookdeck founders Alexandre Bouchard and Eric Tran were working on a product to help manage webhooks in 2020 when they became discouraged and decided...

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Harness moves into chaos engineering with ChaosNative acquisition

Harness, the developer-focused startup from Jyoti Bansal, has been working hard to build a more complete modern tooling platform for developers while...

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Selling to developers is no longer a sure path to insane valuation multiples

Product-led growth is a big deal these days as startups are trying to find ways to grow without spending all their capital on advertising and sales...

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Ethereum developer tools platform Hardhat becomes nonprofit with donations from a16z and others

Nomic Labs, creator of popular Ethereum developer tools platform Hardhat, is becoming a nonprofit with the goal of improving the protocol’s...

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CodeSee pulls in a $7M secondary seed to build out code visualization platform

CodeSee is an aptly named startup, one that is building a set of tools to help developers understand how all the parts of a code base fit together....

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Harness releases open version of continuous delivery product with access to source code

Harness, a startup from AppDynamics founder Jyoti Bansal, has been building a platform of developer tools over the last five years. In 2020, the...

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Apple releases Swift Playgrounds 4 with support for app development on iPad

Apple announced that it has officially released Swift Playgrounds 4. The tech giant first announced the upcoming launch of the new software at WWDC...

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Developer productivity startup Gadget raises $8.5M led by Sequoia and Bessemer

Ottawa-based Gadget, a developer productivity company founded by two former Shopify employees, has raised $8.5 million in seed funding. The funding...

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Developer productivity tools startup Raycast raises $15M from Accel and Coatue

Developer-focused productivity tool Raycast has raised $15 million in Series A funding, led by Accel and Coatue. Also participating in the round were...

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Slack wants to make it easier to build workflows with developer building blocks

Slack has always differentiated itself as a communications tool by its ability to run applications inside of Slack and avoid dreaded context...

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Swimm nabs $27.6M Series A to include up-to-date documentation throughout coding process

Every development team needs documentation to help onboard new developers and track the details behind the project. If you’re producing an...

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Socratic nabs $3M seed to build data-driven task management system for developers

Socratic, an early-stage startup that wants to bring data to bear on a developer-focused task management system, announced a $3 million seed...

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YC grad Wasp lands $1.5M seed to help developers build web apps faster

It seems that a lot of startups are trying to help developers reduce the complexity involved in coding an app. Last week we covered the seed round...

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PSPDFkit raises $116M, its first outside money; now nearly 1B people use apps powered by its collaboration, signing and markup tools

An under-the-radar, bootstrapped startup from Vienna, Austria — a hit with developers for technology that underpins user experience for some of...

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CodeSee launches OSS Port open source project to help developers visualize code base

The larger a coding project gets, and the more people become involved, the harder it becomes to get a big picture view of how the entire project fits...

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RunX announces $4.1M seed to simplify cloud infrastructure deployment for developers

RunX, an early-stage startup that wants to make it easier for developers to deploy cloud infrastructure, announced a $4.1 million seed investment led...

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Explosion snags $6M on $120M valuation to expand machine learning platform

Explosion, a company that has combined an open source machine learning library with a set of commercial developer tools, announced a $6 million...

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