BlazeMeter Secures $6.5 Million in Financing Led By YL Ventures

BlazeMeter, which provides the JMeter-based performance testing cloud, has secured $6.5 million in a series A financing round led by YL Ventures, a previous investor, with Glilot Capital Partners. It partners with New Relic and Acquia but competes with compete with Soasta and HP.

The cash will be used to develop BlazeMeter’s mobile testing platform and build on its position in mobile testing market for application performance. They will also put in an SF base.

BlazeMeter says it has supported 500,000 tests, conducted over 50,000 users since its launch, helping out mobile app developers.

Alon Girmonsky, founder and CEO, BlazeMeter says its user base has grown six fold over the past 12 months.

BlazeMeter is compatible with Apache JMeter.