Gigster, a San Francisco, CA-based on-demand software development and design provider, raised $10m in Series A funding.
The round was led by Andreessen Horowitz with participation from Y Combinator’s Y Combinator Continuity Fund I, Ron Conway of SV Angel, Ashton Kutcher of Sound Ventures and Jason Calacanis of Launch Fund. In conjunction with the funding, Andreessen Horowitz Partner and former SuccessFactors CEO Lars Dalgaard will join Gigster’s Board of Directors.
The company intends to use the funds to invest in its core technology and grow its market position.
Founded by Roger Dickey and Debo Olaosebikan, Gigster offers on-demand software development and design for enterprises and startups of all sizes. With Gigster, customers can click a button, chat with a product manager, get a fixed-price quote, and hire a development team within minutes.
It features engineering talent trained at universities such as MIT, Stanford, and Caltech and with work experience at Google, Facebook, and Pinterest, among others.