Superblocks announces $37 million in funding to reinvent in-house software development
Superblocks programmable platform allows developers to deliver custom in-house software, at a fraction of the time and cost
NEW YORK, August 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Superblocksthe programmable platform for developers to quickly create custom in-house tools, today announced that it has increased $37 million directed by Kleiner Perkins, Greenoaks, Spark and Meritech. As market conditions limit development resources within enterprises, Superblocks has seen incredible growth, with developers creating thousands of apps, workflows, and scheduled tasks on the platform over the past few years. month.
“Software eats up all business processes, and custom in-house software has become incredibly expensive to build, difficult to maintain, and difficult to secure,” said Brad Menezes, co-founder and CEO of Superblocks. “We’ve created superblocks to save developers hundreds of hours on time-consuming custom internal tooling primitives, so they can focus entirely on the user experience and business logic specific to their company.”
Superblocks offers developers a programmable set of building blocks to create mission-critical custom internal applications, workflows, and scheduled tasks at a fraction of the time and cost. The company has become the backbone of internal tooling for hundreds of fast-paced engineering organizations such as Motive, Payhawk, Clearco, Papaya Global, and Alchemy, enabling them to cut months of internal software roadmaps into weeks. These companies automate operations most often for their customer support and operations teams.
“Superblocks allowed us to launch our fuel credit card in record time, while saving hundreds of hours for our engineering team,” said Hemant Banavar, Head of Financial Products, Motive. “Superblocks’ internal applications are at the center of our credit underwriting, onboarding and card management processes that hundreds of customer support agents use daily, allowing us to keep pace with the acceleration of Requirement.”
The funding round was led by Kleiner PerkinsGreenoaks, Spark and Meritech, with additional investment from Airtable co-founders Howie Liu and Andrew OfstadTwilio Co-founder and CEO Jeff LawsonFounder and COO of Okta Frederic Kerrestco-founder of Firebase James Tamlinfounder and CEO of Workday Aneel BhusriInstacart Co-founders Apoorva Mehta & Max MullenAvlok Kohli, CEO of AngelList, Co-Founder and COO of Fivetran Taylor Brownco-founder and CEO of Box Aaron Levieco-founder and CEO of Yelp Jeremy StoppemanStarburst CRO Javier Molina, Brex CRO Sam Blond, Notion COO Akshay KothariFounder of DocuSign Tom Gonserco-founder of Confluent Neha Narkhedeand more.
“In-house, custom software is at the heart of every business, but the way it was built, managed, and secured in the past is unsustainable,” said Mamoon Hamidpartner, Kleiner Perkins. “Superblocks delivers efficiencies by taking months-long internal roadmaps and allowing developers to deliver in weeks. In the same way that AWS has lowered the cost of infrastructure, we’re excited about a profound opportunity for Superblocks as it reduces the cost of custom in-house software for the developer.”
Superblocks is a programmable platform allowing developers to quickly create custom internal tools, saving thousands of hours. Hundreds of engineering teams across the organization have transformed Superblocks to slash months of their internal software roadmap into just weeks. Superblocks is headquartered in New York. For more information, please visit https://www.superblocks.com
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