Tue Apr 4,2017 11:00 am

Actcat Inc., operating company of the automatic code review service "SideCI", allocates $1.9M of new shares to third-parties

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Actcat Inc., operating company of the automatic code review service "SideCI" for software engineers, allocates $1.9M of new shares to third-parties

Actcat Inc. (head office: Shibuya-ku Tokyo, CEO: Koichiro Sumi), operating company of "SideCI", an automatic code review service for software engineers, has allocated new shares to SBI Investment Co., Mizuho Capital Co., SMBC Venture Capital Co., KLab Venture Partners Co., and Colopl Next Inc. in addition to additional investments from the existing shareholders YJ Capital Inc., Venture United Inc., and Incubate Fund.

SideCI is a service which contributes to the improvement of software quality and reduction of time used on code reviews by automating the code reviewing process which accounts for more than 15%(*) of software developers' work. It is used in a wide range of companies, from startups to listed companies, in various countries around the world, ranging from Japan to the United States, Vietnam, India, etc..
Also, it is introduced for software development in various types of business, such as improving service development efficiency, securing/improving quality in entrusted development, and reducing communication costs in offshore development. *

With this financing, we will accelerate the establishment of SideCI as a global de facto standard for automatic code review services. We will work on support for programming languages other than the currently supported Ruby, PHP, Python, and Go, such as Java, Swift, Scala. Additionaly, improve the accuracy of the automated reviews by learning users' actions in response to the code reviews from SideCI.

About "SideCI"
SideCI is a code review support service which automates code reviews on GitHub. By analyzing the source codes and indicating issues in place of engineers, this service reduces the time spent on reviewing codes as well as contributing to the promotion of software quality.

Company Profile
Company Name: Actcat, Inc.
CEO: Koichiro Sumi
Services Provided: SideCI( )
Head Office Location: Mets Daikanyama 5F, 2-13, Sarugaku-cho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, 150-0033, Japan
Date of Establishment: May 10, 2012

Contact Information
Actcat, Inc. Representative: Koichiro Sumi
TEL: +81-3-4405-9289 Email: