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Esper an Android DevOps platform for intelligent edge devices, has raised $30 million in a Series B round led by Scale Venture Partners, with participation from existing investors including Madrona Venture Group, Root Ventures, Ubiquity Ventures, and Haystack .The investment brings Esper's total funding to $40.6 million, following a $7.6 million Series A fundraise in February 2020.
The startup plans to use the funding to build out its product portfolio and expand its infrastructure platform to support even larger workloads.
About the startup
Esper is the DevOps infrastructure for the millions of fleets of devices out there in the hands of non-IT staff users — consumers, restaurant workers, shoppers.
It also plans to expand its team in India and the US and be hiring for engineering in cloud, Android, and full-stack, in addition to product and program management, user experience, marketing, and sales.
Speaking about the platform, Shiv Sundar, COO and Co-founder at Esper stated,“Android is the most widely-used operating system in APAC. Enterprises require the right set of tools and processes to scale their edge device deployment and provide quality mobile experiences for their customers. Esper’s Android DevOps platform powers mission-critical device deployment for logistics, retail, and education customers in India and U.S. markets.”