New Relic launches Grok, its AI observability assistant
We’re currently deep in the cycle of every enterprise-adjacent company integrating a large language model into its services. Today, New Relic is throwing its hat in the ring with New Relic Grok,
To bring PLG to cybersecurity, let’s change our hiring habits
There is a lot a company needs to do to succeed with a PLG strategy, and hiring product managers is not enough — neither can it be the first step.
4 principles for building an MVP even if you can’t write a single line of code
If you haven’t found a technical co-founder or freelancer to build your MVP, here are four principles that will help in the meantime.
African Leadership Group acquires coding school Holberton
Coding school Holberton today announced that it has entered into an agreement to be acquired by African Leadership Group (ALG). The seven-year-old company, with physical schools across the globe in ad
Security-as-code startup Jit comes out of stealth with $38.5M in seed funding
Jit, a startup that helps developers automate product security by codifying their security plans and workflows as code that can then be managed in a code repository like GitHub, today announced that i
DX exits stealth mode looking to help developer teams be more productive
DX is now emerging from stealth with 5,000 developer teams from companies including Chime and Upwork on board.
Tunisian edtech startup GOMYCODE raises $8M to expand across Africa and the Middle East
Yahya Bouhlel started coding in his early teens. Within this timeline, he interned at several companies in Palo Alto, California. Most of his work revolved around building apps and iPhone games. When
Application security testing platform Code Intelligence raises $12M Series A
Code Intelligence, an automated application security testing platform based in Bonn, Germany, that focuses on fuzzing, announced today that it has raised a $12 million Series A funding round led by To
Iterative launches MLEM, an open source tool to simplify ML model deployment
MLOps platform Iterative, which announced a $20 million Series A round almost exactly a year ago, today launched MLEM, an open source Git-based machine learning model management and deployment tool. T
Apollo GraphQL launches its Supergraph
The name kind of gives it away, but Apollo GraphQL has long focused on helping developers use the GraphQL query language for APIs to integrate data from a variety of services. Over the course of the l
Socket lands $4.6M to audit and catch malicious open source code
Securing the software supply chain is admittedly somewhat of a dry topic, but knowing which components and code go into your everyday devices and appliances is a critical part of the software developm
Manara gets $3M to grow tech talent pool in the Middle East and North Africa
Edtech startup Manara has raised $3 million in pre-seed funding for its cohort-based training platform geared toward growing the tech-talent pool in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.
GitHub will require all users who contribute code to enable two-factor authentication by the end of 2023
Here is some news that is both straightforward and still a long time out but nevertheless important: by the end of 2023, GitHub will require all users who contribute code on the platform to enable one
Corsha lands $12M to bring MFA security to machine-to-machine API traffic
Corsha, a Washington, D.C.-based cybersecurity startup, has secured a $12 million Series A investment to bring multi-factor authentication (MFA) to machine-to-machine API traffic. APIs, which allow tw
8 open source companies from YC Demo Day Winter ’22
Wicked fast VPNs, data organization tools, auto-generated videos to spice up your company’s Instagram stories … Y Combinator’s Winter 2022 open source founders have some interesting ideas up the
Astrix Security emerges from stealth to help organizations spot rogue third-party apps
Astrix Security, an Israeli cybersecurity startup that provides access management for third-party app integrations, has emerged from stealth with $15 million in funding. The startup was co-founded in
PerchPeek raises $11M to woo ‘great resignation employees’ with easy relocation
Relocating employees can involve up to 20-30 different complex processes, while many of the support packages on the market can be inflexible and expensive. Plus, relocating services are usually only a
GitHub introduces sponsor-only repositories
A few years ago, GitHub introduced sponsorships that allowed anybody to make direct financial contributions to open source developers. Today, it is taking this concept a bit further by launching spons
Jellyfish aims to ‘do for engineering what Salesforce did for sales’
Jellyfish essentially pioneered the term “engineering management” to provide a software tool for insight into engineering organizations, including what they are working on and how they operate.
Nestcoin raises $6.45M pre-seed to accelerate crypto and web3 adoption in Africa and frontier markets
Africans and people in emerging markets missed out on the first set of opportunities that technological advancements brought to the world. Computers, the internet, fintech, artificial intelligence, an