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Skytap taps $7 million

UW CSE startup Skytap successfully completed a second round of funding in this difficult venture capital market.  Founded by UW CSE faculty members Brian Bershad, Hank Levy, and Steve Gribble and UW CSE graduate student Dave Richardson, and funded by our friends at Madrona Venture Group, Ignition Partners, WRF Capital, and Bezos Expeditions, Skytap offers an online service that allows corporations to easily test software and hardware configuration in the cloud.

Read the full TechFlash article here.  A Seattle Times article is here, quoting Ignition partner Brad Silverberg:  “Since Skytap has been in the market they have met or exceeded every customer, bookings and revenue goal and they are off to a great start in 2009.”

March 16, 2009