SAN MATEO, Calif., June 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Applitools (https://applitools.com/), the leader in Application Visual Management, today announced it won the 2018 Red Herring Top 100 North America award. The Red Herring Top 100 identified Applitools as one of this year's most promising private ventures from the North American business region out of a group of approximately 1,200 privately financed companies.
"We are honored to receive the Red Herring Top 100," said Gil Sever, CEO of Applitools. "This recognition is a testament to the hard work and dedication of the Applitools team as we continue to grow our R&D and our sales teams to rapidly drive the market expansion of Visual AI and its utility for automated visual UI testing and monitoring."
Applitools developed the first and only Visual AI Engine that mimics the human eye and brain in a reliable and scalable fashion, and continues to evolve through machine learning by analyzing millions of new images on a daily basis. Applitools Eyes, the company's Automated Visual UI Testing and Monitoring Platform, achieves 99.999 percent accuracy and leverages the largest data set of UI validations in the world - a total of 100 million visual comparisons and one billion component level validations.
With tens of thousands of users from more than 300 customers around the globe, Applitools helps Test Automation Engineers, Developers, Manual QA experts, DevOps Teams, and Digital Transformation executives holistically support all visual aspects of software applications. With increasing demand of digital products and experiences, companies must leverage Application Visual Management (AVM) as a strategic advantage to shorten application delivery cycles while improving software quality.
About Red Herring Top 100 North America
Red Herring's editors have been evaluating the world's startups and tech companies for over two decades. It gives them the ability to see through the industry's hype, to pick firms that will continue on a trajectory to success. Brands such as Alibaba, Google, Kakao, Skype, Spotify, Twitter and YouTube have all been singled out in Red Herring's storied history.
"2018's crop of Top 100 winners has been among our most intriguing yet," said Red Herring chairman Alex Vieux. "North America has led the way in tech for so many years, and to see such unique, pioneering entrepreneurs and companies here in California, which is in many ways the heartland of the industry, has been a thrilling experience."
"What has excited me most is to see so many people forging niches in high-tech and cutting edge sectors," added Vieux. "Some of the technical wizardry and first-rate business models on show here at the conference has been fantastic to learn about. We believe Applitools embodies the drive, skill and passion on which tech thrives. Applitools should be proud of its achievement: the competition was incredibly strong."
Applitools is the creator of Application Visual Management (AVM) to help companies release, test and monitor flawless mobile, web, and native apps in a fully automated way. Founded in 2013, Applitools uses sophisticated AI-powered image processing technology to ensure that an application appears correctly and functions properly on all mobile devices, browsers, operating systems, and screen sizes. Applitools has customers from a range of verticals, including Fortune 100 companies in software, banking, online retail, insurance, and pharmaceuticals. Applitools is headquartered in San Mateo, California, with an R&D center in Tel Aviv, Israel. For more information, please visit applitools.com.