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UW CSE startup Skytap raises additional $10M

TechFlash writes:  “Skytap, which helps companies cut costs by testing software applications in the cloud, has raised $10 million in fresh funding, according to a filing with the SEC.   Founded in 2006 by University of Washington computer scientists Brian Bershad (now at Google); Hank Levy, David Richardson and Steve Gribble, Skytap has raised a total of about $23 million to date.

“Investors in the company – led by former iConclude and ADIC exec Scott Roza – include OpenView Venture Partners, Ignition Partners, Madrona Venture Group, WRF Capital and Bezos Expeditions.

“Skytap’s customers include Oracle, HP and WildBlue, with those organizations using the technology to create a ‘virtual lab’ in which software applications can be tested in various environments.”

Read the full post hereXconomy post here.

December 31, 2010