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Security-as-code startup Jit comes out of stealth with $38.5M in seed funding

Jit, a startup that helps developers automate product security by codifying their security plans and workflows as code that can then be managed in a...

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DX exits stealth mode looking to help developer teams be more productive

DX is now emerging from stealth with 5,000 developer teams from companies including Chime and Upwork on board.

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Tunisian edtech startup GOMYCODE raises $8M to expand across Africa and the Middle East

Yahya Bouhlel started coding in his early teens. Within this timeline, he interned at several companies in Palo Alto, California. Most of his work...

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Application security testing platform Code Intelligence raises $12M Series A

Code Intelligence announced today that it has raised a $12 million Series A funding round led by Tola Capital.

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Apollo GraphQL launches its Supergraph

The name kind of gives it away, but Apollo GraphQL has long focused on helping developers use the GraphQL query language for APIs to integrate data...

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Socket lands $4.6M to audit and catch malicious open-source code

The startup began working on a tool to help prevent a repeat of some of the worst software supply chain attacks.

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Manara gets $3M to grow tech talent pool in the Middle East and North Africa

Manara trains software engineers for fee, recoups investment after they are employed.

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GitHub will require all users who contribute code to enable two-factor authentication by the end of 2023

Here is some news that is both straightforward and still a long time out but nevertheless important: by the end of 2023, GitHub will require all...

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Corsha lands $12M to bring MFA security to machine-to-machine API traffic

API flaws have recently been the cause of a number of high-profile security lapses, including Peloton, Experian, Facebook, LinkedIn and Clubhouse.

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8 open source companies from YC Demo Day Winter ’22

Y Combinator’s Winter 2022 open source founders have interesting ideas up their sleeves, and some of them will let you join in on the fun of...

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Astrix Security emerges from stealth to help organizations spot rogue third-party apps

Astrix Security, an Israeli cybersecurity startup that provides access management for third-party app integrations, has emerged from stealth with $15...

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PerchPeek raises $11M to woo ‘great resignation employees’ with easy relocation

Relocating employees can involve up to 20-30 different complex processes, while many of the support packages on the market can be inflexible and...

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GitHub introduces sponsor-only repositories

GitHub today launched sponsor-only repositories, that is, private repositories that only sponsors will get access to.

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Nestcoin raises $6.45M pre-seed to accelerate crypto and web3 adoption in Africa and frontier markets

Africans and people in emerging markets missed out on the first set of opportunities that technological advancements brought to the world. Computers,...

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Jellyfish aims to ‘do for engineering what Salesforce did for sales’

Jellyfish essentially pioneered the term “engineering management” to provide a software tool for insight into engineering organizations,...

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Nigeria’s AltSchool raises $1M pre-seed to build an alternative school for Africans

The demand for software engineers is expected to grow by 22% between 2020 and 2030, according to a report by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics....

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AllSpice thinks hardware developers lack their own ‘GitHub,’ so it is building one

The idea behind the company was to get engineers back to spending the majority of their time designing and building hardware products.

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Compound aims to be a one-stop shop for tech employees to manage their finances

Jordan Gonen and Jacob Schein had both worked in the tech industry for a few years when they realized they lacked a clear understanding of their own...

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Byteboard nabs $5M seed to change the way engineers get hired

Byteboard founders Sargun Kaur and Nikke Hardson-Hurley were working at Google when they recognized a fundamental problem with the way engineers were...

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Vercel acquires Turborepo

Vercel, the well-funded front-end development platform from the team behind Next.js, today announced that it has acquired Turborepo, a...

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Vercel raises $150M Series D as it looks to build an end-to-end front-end development platform

Vercel announced a $150 million Series C round that puts its valuation at $2.5 billion.

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PlanetScale raises $50M Series C as its enterprise database service hits general availability

PlanetScale, the serverless database company founded by the co-creators of the Vitess open source project that powers YouTube, today announced that...

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Propelo raises $12M for its AI-driven engineering excellence platform

The number of DevOps tools has increased exponentially over the last few years and, with that, the amount of data these tools can produce to help...

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GitHub gets a new CEO

GitHub CEO Nat Friedman is stepping down from his role on November 15 to become the Chairman Emeritus of the Microsoft-owned service. Thomas Dohmke,...

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Visual workspace Whimsical closes first funding as it enters next phase of growth

Whimsical aims to make work collaborative, distributed and quick, enabling teams to create and share without having to open another tab or website.

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New Relic acquires CodeStream to provide chat in developer environments, inks Microsoft IDE partnership

New Relic, the observability platform, has made an acquisition and is launching a new service on the back of it to bring a new dimension into bigger...

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Inside GitLab’s IPO filing

While the technology and business world worked towards the weekend, DevOps firm GitLab filed to go public. So we need to pause, digest the...

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Flush with $42M, hot AI startup Faculty plans to hoover up more PhDs… and steer clear of politics

In the wake of the news that U.K.-based AI startup Faculty has raised $42.5 million in a growth funding round, I teased out more from CEO and...

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