Vancouver’s CTO.ai, a platform for rapidly scaling DevOps teams, has raised USD $7.5 million in seed funding from Tiger Global, and Slack Fund, along with participation from Yaletown Partners, Pallasite Ventures, Panache Ventures and Jonathan Bixby.
The round coincides with the community beta of The Ops Platform, a registry of shortcuts that allows developer teams to streamline tasks and increase productivity 10x.
The new funding will be used to expand CTO.ai’s current offerings for enterprise customers and hire key strategic roles in engineering, product, marketing, and sales.
CTO.ai’s Ops Platform serves as a secret weapon for both developers and businesses alike. It gives engineering teams the ability to access and share shortcuts that act as ‘EasyButtons’ for DevOps with a way to customize and automate repeatable tasks with ease.
“CTO.ai has been critical to our company’s evolving technology success,” said Karm Sumal co-founder and CEO of Daily Hive, the largest digital-only media publication in western Canada.
“Their intelligence-driven developer operations approach helped our small development team to quickly deploy a scalable new infrastructure strategy that will help us easily serve over 15 million page views a month without having to hire full time DevOps onto our team.”
CTO.ai was founded in 2017 by Kyle Campbell (pictured), who previously served as the co-founder of Retsly, a developer platform which was acquired by Zillow in 2014.
After bootstrapping the company and successful early adoption, Kyle has led the company to more than 400% revenue growth over the last 18 months, while growing employee headcount nearly 300% to 60 full-time staff. CTO.ai continues to hire.