Rainforest QA Named One of the 20 Rising Stars as Part of Forbes 2017 Cloud 100 List
SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Rainforest QA, creators of the world’s only AI-powered crowdtesting platform, today announced it has been named one of the 20 Rising Stars as part of the Forbes 2017 Cloud 100 list, the definitive list of the top 100 private cloud companies in the world, published by Forbes in collaboration with Bessemer Venture Partners.
“We’re laser focused on helping software development teams knock out their QA bottlenecks through our cloud-based QA platform,” said Fred Stevens-Smith, CEO and co-founder of Rainforest QA. “Being recognized by Forbes and Bessemer Venture Partners as one of the 20 Rising Stars in the cloud industry validates our bet on the cloud as the best way to empower our customers to build better software faster.”
This award contributes to the continued momentum for Rainforest QA. Rainforest QA has experienced 1,500 percent revenue growth over the past two years, with revenue expected to double again in 2017. Additionally, the company has recruited a network of more than 60,000 testers worldwide, tripled testing volume on its platform over the last year and staffed up its management team with five key executive hires including Vice President of Product from Mercury Interactive, Vice President of Engineering from Aria Systems, Vice President of Marketing from HackerOne, Vice President of People from Hired, Inc., and Chief Revenue Officer. Rainforest QA also recently announced the expansion of its platform with Exploratory Testing and improved mobile application testing. Rainforest QA works with customers such as Consumer Affairs, Adobe, Bleacher Report and Oracle.
“This year’s 20 Rising Stars show there is an exciting future ahead for cloud computing and the trillion-dollar software industry,” said Byron Deeter, partner at Bessemer Venture Partners. “The Forbes 2017 Cloud 100 list represents more than $100B in private enterprise value, and we’re betting these 20 Rising Stars will soon bump that number even higher. Each of these private cloud companies is transforming the way business is done, and deserves to be recognized for their innovation.”
The Forbes 2017 Cloud 100 and 20 Rising Stars lists are published online at www.forbes.com/cloud100 and will appear in the July 27, 2017 issue of Forbes magazine.