Opbeat, a Danish startup which describes itself as a hosted web operations center you can set-up in minutes, today announced that it raised $2.7 million in Series A funding from Balderton Capital. The young company was founded in 2012, is still in private beta, but plans to officially launch later this year.
The founding team of Opbeat has worked for several tech companies prior to Opbeat. On the company’s blog they mentioned: “We’ve wasted weeks and months on building and hosting custom, internal, crappy, duct-tape tools to do web operations for the products we were creating. We’d much rather have spent that time on what’s important: The product. We’re building Opbeat, so developers can spend time developing – not maintaining.”
Rasmus Makwarth, the founder and CEO of Opbeat, stated: “Our backers understand that modern web development has changed. Developers, in teams, deploy code several times a day which requires collaboration. Today, many companies waste time building and stitching together self-hosted ops solutions. This sucks.”
He continued: “We’re committed to building the best collaborative web operations platform, that is hosted and integrates with the services you already use and love. We’re excited about developing a platform that we, as developers, have desperately needed for a long time and we’re putting together a fantastic team to make it happen.”