Gitpod Raises $13M in Funding


Gitpod, a Kiel, Germany-based open source developer platform to automate the provisioning of ready-to-code development environments, raised $13m in funding.

The round was led by General Catalyst with participation from Speedinvest, Crane Venture Partners and Vertex Ventures. 

The company intends to use the funds for development environment automation, as well as to grow its open source community and relevant ecosystem partnerships.

Led by Sven Efftinge, CEO, Gitpod provides an open source solution that enables professional development teams to start working and collaborating in fully prebuilt, secure development environments on any project, any branch and any device. It is used by more than 350k developers globally.