Mobile Complete, a San Mateo start-up that lets mobile game and other application developers test their software virtually, has raised around $10 million.
The developers connect to real handsets via emulation software, which gives them a way out of the alternative, which is to buy up to 200 handsets and data plans.
The company says its clients include AOL, Microsoft, Cingular, and Sprint, among 650 other firms.
The funding amount is undisclosed, but the company hinted it was about $10M
Mobile developers get free access to the service here: www.mobilecomplete.com/promotion
The round was led by Motorola Ventures, with participation from a previous investor, Innovacom VC.
Here’s more from the company’s statement:
Its unique Direct-to-Deviceâ„¢ technology provides access to and interaction with real mobile devices connected to live global networks. The Internet brings these remote devices and networks directly to users’ desktops. Through a simple desktop interface, users can press device buttons, view LCD displays and listen to ringers and speakers.