Today we announced a $31M Series C by Top Tier Capital Partners alongside Industry Ventures and Heavybit, who join existing investors Scale Venture Partners, Baseline Ventures, Harrison Metal, and DFJ Ventures. There are more details in the release here, but I wanted to share our plans for our new funding, and what you should expect from CircleCI in the future.
When CircleCI launched in 2011, the world was much simpler. Rails monoliths were all the rage, Docker didn’t exist, and the latest iPhone was a 4s. Today, the world is much more complicated. Teams are running thousands of microservices in a single product, building in multiple languages, and supporting it all in the cloud.
It’s clear that our world will only continue to become more complex. We need our tools and systems to not only evolve to meet this need, but to become smarter. The demand on engineering teams show no signs of slowing down: every team is asked how they can build high quality products faster, more securely, and more productively. We believe we can help teams solve these issues, and I want to share a little about our plans for how we will start to tackle this this year.