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Rainforest

QA testing as a service.

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Rainforest $12M Series A

Rainforest Blog • Feb. 19, 2016

Today is a big day for QA. I’m incredibly excited to announce that we have raised a $12mm Series A, led by Byron Deeter of Bessemer Venture Partners.

Rainforest Raises $4M to Build Scalable QA

TechCrunch • Feb. 10, 2015

Rainforest has raised $4 million to scale out its solution, which combines the power of an API with the insight that comes with having actual people look at your app.

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Founders / Key Team

Fred Stevens-Smith
Fred Stevens-Smith
CEO

Created first business at 16, funded himself through College, created an ad agency in Berlin with $1m revenues at 22, self-taught designer and developer, studied Economics and Politics at University of Warwick. Rainforest is his 3rd startup. He focuses on front-end issues and design, as well as biz dev and sales at Rainforest.

Russell Smith
Russell Smith
CTO

Ops, infrastructure and dev processes geek. Consulted for 10gen, Experian and The Guardian. Built largest e-commerce site in Africa, and scaled the Guardian F8 launch app from 20k to 4.5m MAU in 4 weeks. He focuses on back-end development and developer relations at Rainforest.