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Acquired bySynopsys
Price$375M
Date2/2014

General Information

Offices

HQ
185 Berry Street
Suite 6500
San Francisco, CA, 94107
USA

People

Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer
Founder
CEO and Chairman
Chief Financial Officer
VP, Administration
SVP, Rsearch & Development
VP, Asia Operations
SVP, Services
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Acquisitions

Solidware, 6/2008
Codefast, 5/2008

Funding

TOTAL $22M
FUNDING TOTAL $22M
Series A, 2/2008
Foundation Capital
Benchmark
$22M

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Coverity

Coverity, the development testing leader, is the trusted standard for companies that need to protect their brands and bottom lines from software failures. More than 1,100 Coverity customers use Coverity’s development testing suite of products to automatically test source code for software defects that could lead to product crashes, unexpected behavior, security breaches, or catastrophic failure. Coverity is a privately held company headquartered in San Francisco, with offices in Boston, Calgary, London, Munich, Paris, Amsterdam and Tokyo, with more than 240 employees worldwide. Coverity is funded by Foundation Capital and Benchmark Capital.

Founded in the Computer Systems Laboratory at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California, Coverity invented a fundamentally different way to test complex source code to find hard to spot, yet critical software defects in a solution that was consumable for commercial use. Since its inception in 2003, Coverity has cemented its leadership position in the industry with its flagship offering, Coverity® Static Analysis, and has expanded its product portfolio to include a suite of additional capabilities as part of its development testing platform.

Over 1,100 of the world’s largest brands, including Honeywell, NEC, BAE Systems, Juniper Networks, BMC Software, Samsung, France Telecom, Sega, and Schneider Electric rely on Coverity to help ensure the quality, safety and security of their products and services. Industry leading companies use Coverity to help them sustain competitive advantage, customer satisfaction, and innovation by delivering high quality products to market, including:

10 of the Top 10 Diversified Electronics Manufacturers 10 of the Top 10 Mobile and Telecommunications Device Manufacturers 7 of the Top 10 Aerospace and Defense Companies 6 of the Top 10 Software Companies Coverity currently has over five billion lines of source code under management and is the development testing gate to over 11 billion devices shipping in the market today.

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Coverity

Sources

  1. Synopsys to buy Coverity for $375 million (bizjournals.com) [edit]
  2. Coverity buys Solidware to boost code analysis (infoworld.com) [edit]
  3. Software improvement company Coverity acquires Codefast (venturebeat.com) [edit]
  4. Coverity raises $22M to get the flaws out of your code (venturebeat.com) [edit]
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