UberCloud, a Los Altos, CA-based cloud marketplace for engineers, scientists and service providers to discover, try, and buy computing on demand, raised $1.7m in funding.
The round was led by Earlybird Venture Capital. In conjunction with the funding, Roland Manger, co-founder and partner of Earlybird, joined UberCloud’s board of directors.
The company intends to use the funds to build the team and expand operations.
Led by Wolfgang Gentzsch, co-founder and President, and Burak Yenier, CEO and Co-Founder, UberCloud is an online community, marketplace, and software container factory where engineers, scientists and their service providers, discover, try, and buy high-performance computing power and Software-as-a-Service from cloud resource providers and application software vendors around the world.
Its software container technology (based on Docker) simplifies software packageability and portability, enables access and instant use of engineering SaaS solutions, and maintains scalability across multiple compute nodes.