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Testbirds was founded in 2011 by Philipp Benkler, Georg Hansbauer and Markus Steinhauser. Today, the company has 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 and North America. Under the slogan, “Testing Reality. Real users. Real devices. Real impact.” Testbirds investigates software for user-friendliness and functionality issues by using crowd and cloud-based technologies. With over 400,000 registered testers located in 193 countries, Testbirds is one of the world’s leading crowdtesting providers. The company also utilises cloud-based technologies to support customers in optimising their digital products.

The combination of the two testing methods delivers a unique portfolio that takes the quality of software to the next level. For its innovative approach to software testing, Testbirds has received many awards. Testbirds is a winner of the start-up competition, “IKT-Innovativ”, the Best-of-mobile Awards 2013 and the IT-INNOVATION Award 2014. According to McKinsey, Google and Rocket Internet, Testbirds is one of the Top 10 B2B Scale-ups within the framework of the Digital Top 50 Award 2016. The company has received the German Innovation Prize 2017 by Accenture, EnBW and Wirtschaftswoche and has been acknowledged as Revenue Growth Champion 2018 by the news magazine FOCUS. As BITKOM partner Testbirds actively participates in diverse committees. When founded and during further development of its portfolio, Testbirds was funded by the Federal Ministry of Economics and Energy. The company shows social responsibility through its initiative towards fair working conditions in the crowdsourcing industry.

Tobias Brunner

Tobias Brunner

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