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[Startup Interview] Traverse King, co founder, Test Heroes Consulting, South Africa

Traverse King is the co-founder of Test Heroes Consulting, a South African startup that has positioned itself as the market leader in testing web and standalone applications to improve productivity and minimize business costs.

The company has already rendered its services to large international retailers, financial institutions and media houses.  

Tell us a bit about Test Heroes Consulting

We specialize in testing web and standalone applications so that customers don’t have to. We are passionate about implementing and maintaining open-source test automation frameworks and therefore strive to work smarter and faster by using continuous integration technologies in order to produce detailed and rapid test results.

We have positioned ourselves as the go to consultancy for Software Testing.

Where is the company located?

We are based in Cape Town, South Africa  

How is the company funded?

At the moment the company is self-funded by the founders

What are your company's Unique Selling Points?

We have developed innovative ways to help software companies test and improve on their software systems resulting in greater productivity and minimizing costs. Our service gives software development companies the competitive edge by repeatedly testing their software products before they go live. Our skilled consultants work closely with developers to build quality software that caters for business needs.

Who are your clients?

Our clients range from large international retailers, financial institutions and media houses.  

What are the ambitions of the company?

Test Heroes is operated by passionate people that care about service delivery. Our rapid growth is testament to our success. With the right partnership we would like to establish a global software testing hub in Cape Town offering a multi-platform one stop testing station to software companies globally. I believe this dream is not far away.

What is the latest news from your company?

We are currently working on a new software test engine that will revolutionize the way organizations test software.


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