GitLab, a collaboration and DevOps platform for developers that’s currently in use by more than 100,000 organizations, today announced that it has raised a $20 million Series C round led by GV (the fund you may still remember under its former name of Google Ventures). This brings GitLab’s total funding to date to just over $45.5 million. In addition to the new funding, the company also today said that WordPress founder Matt Mullenweg is joining the company’s board. As its name implies, GitLab started out as a git-based open source tool for self-hosting code repositories. Since its launch in 2014, the company has branched out, though, and added a number of more DevOps-centric services to its lineup. This includes a number of workflow tools, but also features that easily enable code review/test/release automation and even application monitoring. It’s maybe no surprise then that the company now sees it as its mission to “develop a seamless, integrated product for modern software developers and become the application for software development in Kubernetes” (yes — even GitLab now wants to get deeper into the Kubernetes game). “The Fortune 500
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