Esper, the leading Android DevOps site, reported a $30 million Series B funding round led by Scale Venture Partners, with established investors including Madrona Venture Group, Root Ventures, Ubiquity Ventures, and Haystack participating.
Esper intends to use the new funds to continue expanding its product range and expanding its team through verticals in India and the United States.
“In APAC, the most commonly deployed operating system is the Android is. Enterprises need the appropriate technologies and processes to scale their edge platform implementation and provide their consumers with a high-quality mobile experience “Shiv Sundar, COO and co-founder of Bengaluru-based Esper.
Esper’s technology enables businesses to safely automate the implementation and maintenance of dispersed fleets of Android edge devices, resulting in favorable customer interactions that can grow rapidly.
“Esper’s Android DevOps network enables logistics, retail, and education customers in India and the United States to deploy mission-critical devices,” Sundar said.
Esper’s overall financing now stands at $40.6 million, after a $7.6 million Series A round in February 2020.
With the amount of linked Internet of Things (IoT) devices expected to double from 14 billion in 2021 to 31 billion in 2025, businesses are figuring out the best way to scale their core business applications.
“The pandemic has accelerated the introduction of intelligent edge devices in sectors such as integrated wellness, digital wellbeing, hospitality, and food distribution. However, as new usage cases arise, improved program automation is needed “Yadhu Gopalan, Esper’s CEO and co-founder, said.
By 2020, the firm expects to double its client base across a variety of markets. By year’s end, the number of computers operating Esper had increased 15fold, although sales had increased 70fold.
Esper’s device platform allows startups, midmarket organizations, and enterprises with over 100,000 computers to offer applications as a service.