Gild Closes $2M Seed Funding

Gild, a San Francisco, CA-based provider of innovative recruiting solutions that measures actual ability, has closed a $2m seed funding.

The round was led by Globespan Capital Partners and investor Mark Kvamme.

Launched in 2011 by Sheeroy Desai, CEO, the company recently launched Gild Source, a solution for identifying, evaluating and profiling developer talent. Its patent-pending technology evaluates open source code and analyzes community interaction, peer feedback and code sampling instead of relying on resume keywords, employment history or educational background.
The company intends to use the capital to enhance its technology, grow its team (, and expand its client base, which currently includes Red Hat, Akamai, Facebook and, among others.



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