Esper is an Android DevOps platform that works for intelligent edge devices. On Thursday it announced it has raised $30 million in a Series B round. The fund was led by Scale Venture Partners with participation from existing investors which includes Madrona Venture Group, Root Ventures, Ubiquity Ventures, and Harstack.
The investment brings Esper’s total funding to $40.6% million, following a $7.6 million in its round A in February 2020.
The official statement by the company said- that the company plans to continue to build on its product portfolio, and expand its infrastructure platform to support even larger workloads.
It is also planning to expand its workforce in India, and the US, and be hiring for engineering in cloud, Android, and a full-stack. In addition, to product and program management, UX, and more.
As per the words of the COO Shiv Sundar-
It says, Android is the most widely-used operating system in APAC. The young businesses and bigger units need the right set of tools and processes to scale their edge device deployment and offer quality experience over smartphones to the prospects. The platform powers mission-critical device deployment for logistics, retail and education customers in United State markets and India.
The company also claims that it helps Enterprises security streamline deployment and management for distributed fleets of Android edge devices which eventually creates positive user experiences.
Meanwhile, the CEO Yadhu Gopalan said- “The pandemic has transformed industries like connected fitness, digital health, hospitality, and food delivery, further accelerating the adoption of intelligent edge devices. But with each new use case, better software automation is required”.
During the Global pandemic the company witnessed tremendous growth across different industries which involved Teach For India, Ordermark, Spire Health, Intelity turning to Esper to bring them to market faster.
By the ending of the year, the number of devices on the platform grew 15 times with 70X constant revenue growth.