Crittercism, the San Francisco-based makers of a performance management and error monitoring system for app developers, announced today that it has raised $12 million in series B financing. The round was led by Google Ventures, with contributions from existing investors, Shasta Ventures and Opus Capital. As a result of the new financing, Google Ventures General Partner Wesley Chan will be joining… → Read More
Last year, James Smith and Simon Maynard left mobile gaming startup Heyzap, where Smith was the CTO, to build and launch a new venture that aimed to tackle one of the biggest problems they encountered in working with mobile developers: The need for better crash detection. In an attempt to bring some continuity to the fragmented set of point solutions developers use to monitor and capture errors in… → Read More
New Relic, one of a number of startups that have emerged in the last 5 years to address the costly, patchwork BS of old-school enterprise monitoring solutions, gives developers an easy, cloud-based way to keep tabs on their apps in realtime — without breaking the bank.
Of course, while any old monitoring and analytics service might bring that measurable 5 to 10 percent performance boost, what… → Read More