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SpotQA announced the general availability of its flagship product Virtuoso.
Virtuoso tests web and mobile web apps to identify bugs, inconsistencies and errors in a fraction of the time taken using traditional manual and automated testing.
Using intelligent automation powered by Machine Learning (ML) and Robotic Process Automation (RPA), Virtuoso increases the speed of testing by up to 25X, bringing down the costs of QA by 80-90%.
In addition, SpotQA has secured a $3.25M round of seed funding, led by Crane with participation from Forward Ventures, Downing Ventures and Acequia Capital.
An "Intelligent Quality Assistance Platform", Virtuoso's easy to use interface enables even non-technical personnel to automate functional, UI and compatibility testing across web and mobile web apps faster and more effectively than even experienced QA engineers. It enables testing in a highly automated and efficient way across the entire software development life cycle from specification all the way into production.
Adil Mohammed, SpotQA co-founder and CEO: "Traditional automated testing can not keep up with customers' demand for high quality experiences across platforms 24/7. So we took a different approach to solve the problem. Virtuoso combines Robotic Process Automation (RPA) and Machine Learning (ML) to achieve significant performance gains well above the capability of traditional automated testing systems. This product will change the way modern software delivery teams test across the entire Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)."
Virtuoso's Intelligent Quality Assistance Platform offers a suite of capabilities that makes software testing smarter, continuous, faster and accessible for web and mobile web applications. Using Virtuoso, any company doing a lot of development -- from large enterprises to e-commerce -- can easily test the quality and reliability of web applications and brand consistency across their web properties.
Existing Virtuoso customers including Experian, Chemistry, Optionis and DXC Technologies work with SpotQA to automate functional, UI, compatibility, and integration testing.
Krishna Visvanathan, co-founder and Partner at Crane Venture Partners comments: "Our goal at Crane was to back stellar founding teams, looking to revolutionise large addressable markets with product and technology that at its core, leverages data, automation and machine intelligence - the three pillars of the transformation of the enterprise environment as we see it. SpotQA embodies this - deploying technology to upscale what skilled human software testers can achieve and delivering huge efficiency gains to a multi $bn market which has long been neglected. We are thrilled to support this company as they grow and expand."