Slim.ai reveals $6.6 M seed to build container DevOps platform

Slim.ai reveals $6.6 M seed to build container DevOps platform

We are more than seven years into the notion of modern containerization, and it still needs a complex set of tools and a high level of knowledge on how containers work. The DockerSlim open source task established several years earlier from a desire to remove a few of that complexity for developers. Slim.ai, a brand-new startup […] “We began coming together around a project that Kyle built called DockerSlim. At the time Quest constructed DockerSlim in 2015, he was working with Docker containers and he wanted a way to automate some of the lower level tasks involved in dealing with them. He originally built the tool to optimize container images, however he began looking at other elements of the DevOps lifecycle including the author, build, release and run stages. They are just 15 people right now consisting of the creators, but Amaral says developing a diverse and inclusive company is crucial to him, and that’s why one of his early hires was head of culture. In the meantime, they continue to nurture the open source project and to build a neighborhood around that….

How startups can shake up their first idea and still squash the market

How startups can shake up their first idea and still squash the market

When Quibi revealed it was shutting its doors just recently after raising $1.75 billion, it begged an obvious question: If the original concept didn’t work, why not adjust its design or do something entirely different while it still had capital? It would not have actually been the very first business to choose to move equipments. Possibly because of the […] , it begged an apparent concern: If the original idea didn’t work, why not adjust its design or do something completely various while it still had capital? You need to believe in your idea of course, but that does not indicate it’s the best method to go. “Our first idea was a class lecture tool, ClassMetric, which gave trainees a button they might push in class to let professors understand, in real-time, that they were confused. That concept quickly stopped working when professors testing it discovered that welcoming trainees to open their laptop computers to evaluate their sentiment simply led them to start playing Solitaire or checking Facebook. …

Env0 reveals $3.3 M seed to bring more control to Infrastructure as Code

Env0 reveals $3.3 M seed to bring more control to Infrastructure as Code

Env0, a start-up that wishes to assist companies bring some order to shipment of Facilities as Code, announced a $3.3 million seed investment today and the release of the Beta of the company’s first product. Boldstart Ventures and Grove Ventures co-led the round with participation from several angel financiers consisting of Person Podjarny of Snyk. Company […] The product lets business specify when it’s OK for developers to deliver code and how much they can spend rather of letting them deliver anything, at any time, at any cost. Ed Sim, creator and handling partner at Boldstart states the startup has actually been able to find a good balance between governance and the need for speed that today’s designers need in a continuous shipment environment. …