RALEIGH — CloudBees,  a software services company, raised $2.4 million according to a filing Thursday with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

The money was raised from 24 investors in the form of equity, according to the filing.

CloudBees offers solutions for automating software development and delivery, allowing companies to build, test and deploy applications using continuous delivery.

The Raleigh-based company, founded in 2010, is the hub of Jenkins, an open source automation server that organizations can use to accelerate the software development process through automation.

CloudBees was founded by Sacha Labourey, the former chief technology officer of JBoss, which was acquired by Red Hat in 2006. He became co-general manager of Red Hat’s middleware division in 2007 and served at the company until 2009 before leaving to form CloudBees.

Labourey graduated from EPFL, a research institute and university in Switzerland, in 1999.

The company raised $23. 5 million in 2015. Prior to that, the company raised $11.2 million in Series C financing in 2014 from Verizon Ventures, an investment branch of Verizon Communications, Inc.

The also raised $10.5 million in a Series B round in 2011 from Lightspeed Ventures and Matrix Partners and $4 million in a Series A round from Matrix Partners in 2010.

This story is from the North Carolina Business News Wire, a service of UNC-Chapel Hill’s School of Media and Journalism