uTest – Software Testing Community – Get Paid To Find Bugs

uTestuTest, a global marketplace for software application testing, as they define themselves, is now open for business.

The startup takes a crowd-sourcing approach to testing software bugs coupled with a Pay Per Bug business model; Anyone can sign up to test software and make some cash along the way.

On the other hand uTest’s customers gain access to a large, diverse and global community of software testing individuals, who will help with their QA testing over uTest’s secure testing platform, which provides a hosted infrastructure to manage complete software QA cycles and projects.

Software application testers who are part of the uTest professional testers community will be able to test applications in a completely flexible work environment, earn significant additional income and improve technical expertise.
uTest estimates that its testers will be able to rake in anywhere from a few hundred to a few thousand dollars per month, depending on tester-expertise and bug pricing.

I personally think this is a really cool idea and very interesting approach to QA testing, that could help a lot of companies who don’t have internal QA departments and want to tap into the expertise of the crowd for more extensive quality assurance.
It’s also really interesting for the people who will best testing because they’ll be earning money, accumulating experience and building up their public profiles.

[Via: TechCrunch

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Mohamed Marwen Meddah is a web development director, amateur photographer and web enthusiast from Tunisia, currently living in Canada.

6 thoughts on “uTest – Software Testing Community – Get Paid To Find Bugs”

  1. You won’t have to provide your source code. Testers are to execute your software and try to find run time bugs. In case you are coding in an interpreted language such as php, I can only suggest encoding your code.

  2. With the software evolution, to offer to their users more features and become compatible with the most popular operative systems, some software applications tend to have hidden bugs. Imagine if you are Bill Gates, and you want to know if the last version of Word contains bugs! Microsoft and other companies uses the power of their community to test their software (and of course report bugs) and in exchange the testers will receive a discount, money or a software application. […]


    Adriano Lopes

  3. Its really interesting testing to be done.

    I would like to be a part of it.

    Can you please update me on the same.


  4. Hi,

    I want to join ur community and would also like to take part in “Get paid for finding bugs” program. Please, tell me the procedure for doing the same.

    thanks & regards,
    Arvind Dhiman

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