Press for Black Duck Software

Black Duck Software, the leader in open source software knowledge, adoption and governance, today announced it has closed a $12M round of financing led by new investor Split Rock Partners, with participation from its existing investors as well. The company, which has been cash-flow positive since 2009, will use the funds to accelerate growth, advance key development projects, continue acquisitions and expand its global presence.

Black Duck Software, the leader in open source software knowledge, adoption and governance, today announced record third quarter results, including sales growth of more than 35 percent worldwide in both quarterly and year-to-date sales as compared to 2010.  Black Duck saw the greatest growth in North America and Asia, reinforcing the importance of open source governance, compliance and license management solutions globally.

Black Duck Software today announced its inclusion in Software Magazine's Software 500 ranking of the world's largest software and service providers. The list is now in its 29th year. The company, a leading global provider of strategy, products and services for automating the management, governance and secure use of open source software, has been included in this prestigious list for three consecutive years. Black Duck attained the rank of 406 on the 2011 list.

Black Duck Software, the leading global provider of strategy, products and services for automating the management, governance and secure use of open source software (OSS), today announced the launch of the Black Duck University Training & Certification program, online courses that help users of the Black Duck® Suite learn to manage OSS, encourage innovation, increase development speed and ensure compliance.