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If you think about the apps you use regularly, there’s a common denominator: something just makes them easy – and even pleasant – to use. It can be hard to put your finger on what it is, but it definitely has something to do with UX, the user experience. User...read more
As a founder of a Munich-based startup, the famous Bits & Pretzels convention is certainly on your agenda. Recently, I had the chance to be a part of it and deliver a pitch on stage. If you are interested in my pitch you can watch it here: Besides the pitch, it...read more
Last year I was searching for a new job in Munich, and I didn´t use the standard way of sending my application to companies to do so. Instead, I wanted to get more information about companies that caught my attention due to their business models or vacancies. So I...read more
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This is the official Testbirds blog. We write about trends, issues, challenges and developments within the digital industry as well as Testbirds as a disruptive company.
Testbirds started in Munich, Germany, but has become an international company. This is why our posts are primarily in english.
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The Testbirds story is a classic startup dream come true €7 million is a lot of money. It is the amount of money we were able to secure as a new investment this June. Having secured our fourth round of financing, it seems like a good moment to look back and recall how...read more
Light bulbs, toothbrushes, watches, and even toys: Nowadays, more and more everyday items are connected to the internet. However, the quality of these products often doesn’t match the customers’ expectations – therefore, testing smart devices before their launch is...read more
Gaming is more popular than ever. With over 250 million players worldwide, eSports is recognized as a real sport by the International Olympic Committee and could even be a medal event at the 2024 Olympics. The gaming market is growing strongly as well: With a revenue...read more
Will software test itself in the future? How Artificial Intelligence is changing the testing landscape
Whether you are steering your navigation system in your car by voice recognition or telling your smart speaker at home which song to play, Artificial Intelligence (AI) is behind it all. Machine learning and AI systems have conquered the tech world and drastically...read more
MWC is one of the highlights for us at Testbirds every year. We love going there to network, to get updated about the upcoming mobile trends, devices, models and features and to talk about new innovations in mobile testing. Most importantly - we absolutely love the...read more
As we wrote in one of our last posts, this year we will attend again the Mobile World Congress 2018, the world’s largest gathering for the mobile industry! The event will take place from February 26th until March 1st in Barcelona. We are already very excited on the...read more
Which smartphones will be announced at this year's MWC? That's THE question for the mobile-savvy community and currently, the rumours are heating up. One thing is for sure: We will see some brand-new devices with exciting features. But which ones will it be? We dug...read more
In my last blog post, I wrote about our experiences when starting Testbirds and what I’ve learned from evaluating business ideas. You obviously will need a really good idea if you want to found a company. But another important aspect you have to consider is asking...read more
We at Testbirds believe that there are always new things to learn and keep your brains busy with. This is why we not only have a “Bird University” for our employees where we discuss interesting topics every month, but also keep up with the newest research and trends...read more
Testbirds specialises in the testing of software such as apps, websites and Internet of Things applications by using innovative technologies and solutions. Under the slogan, “Testing 4.0 – The Next Generation of Quality. Powered by Crowd and Cloud Technologies”, the company offers various testing methods to its clients looking to optimise the user-friendliness and functionality of their digital products. With over 250,000 registered testers located in 193 countries, Testbirds is one of the world’s leading crowdtesting providers. In addition, the IT service provider utilises cloud based technologies to support customers in the optimisation of their digital products. The combination of the two testing methods delivers a unique and extensive portfolio that takes the quality of software to the next level. Testbirds was founded in 2011 by Philipp Benkler, Georg Hansbauer and Markus Steinhauser. Today, the company has over 100 employees. Other than its headquarters in Munich, there are now offices in Amsterdam, London and Stockholm, franchises in Hungary and Russia and sales partners in Italy.
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