Bushido provides one-click deploy for open-source rails apps to a 'fully-furnished' hosting environment for end-users, and does a revenue-share with the app developer.
Each app deployed automatically has incoming/outgoing email accounts, a MongoDB instance, a Postgresql DB instance, a provisioned subdomain, etc. Apps generally support several dozen to hundred users, but can be configured for public-facing sites as well.
Bushido builds on the cloud services out there and unifies all the different API's into a single, simple interface that standardizes app development - as is the rails way.
Funding Rounds (1) - undisclosedUpdate
|Sep 6, 2012||TechCrunch - Y Combinator Backed Bushido Pivots From Cloud Platforms To Customer Data|
|Aug 29, 2011||TechCrunch - YC-Funded Bushido: An App Store For The Web That Can Kickstart Your Side Projects|
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