Gigster

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Gigster
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HeadquartersSan Francisco, California
Founder(s)
Websitegigster.com

Gigster is a website which allows users to get tech projects built on demand. It was co-founded by Roger Dickey and Debo Olaosebikan and based in San Francisco, California. They received seed funding from Greylock Partners, Bloomberg Beta, as well as notable angel investors and founders Naval Ravikant of AngelList, Justin Waldron of Zynga, and Emmett Shear of TwitchTV, among others.[1] They were a part of Y-Combinator's Summer 2015 class.[2]

On December 7, 2015, Gigster announced its $10m Series A funding round led by Andreessen Horowitz, which will be used to further build the startup's AI and machine learning technology.[3] The company announced on August 29, 2017 that they had raised $20 million in investments led by RedPoint Ventures for its Series B funding round, which included existing investor, Andreessen Horowitz and first time tech investor and retired basketball star, Michael Jordan.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Constine, Josh (July 22, 2015). "Gigster Does The Dev Dirty Work To Turn Your Idea Into An App". TechCrunch. Retrieved September 1, 2015.
  2. ^ Kumparak, Greg; Cutler, Kim-Mai; Lynley, Matthew; Loizos, Connie (August 19, 2015). "Here Are The 52 Startups That Launched At Y Combinator Summer 2015 Demo Day 2". TechCrunch. Retrieved September 1, 2015.
  3. ^ "Andreessen Horowitz leads $10M round for on-demand developer startup Gigster". VentureBeat. Retrieved 2015-12-09.
  4. ^ Constine, Josh. "Michael Jordan funds mercenary dev hub Gigster's $20M enterprise pivot | TechCrunch". Retrieved 2017-08-29.

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