GitLab Raises $4M in Series A Funding

logoGitLab, a San Francisco, CA-based open source software to collaborate on code, raised $4m in Series A funding.

Khosla Ventures led the round.

The company intends to leverage the new funding to accelerate growth and scale its global operations including development, marketing, and sales.

Led by Sytse “Sid” Sijbrandij, CEO, GitLab is the company behind the GitLab open-source project which is hosted on It is a Rails application providing Git repository management with access controls, code reviews, issue tracking, activity feeds, wikis and continuous integration.
The company has 4 offerings, 3 of which are free:
– – free SaaS for public and private repositories, support can be purchased
– GitLab Community Edition (CE) – free, self hosted application, support from Community
– GitLab Enterprise Edition (EE) – paid, self hosted application, comes with additional features and support
– GitLab Continuous Integration (CI) – free, self hosted application that integrates with GitLab CE/EE. Also available as SaaS at

A Y Combinator graduate, GitLab also offers Git and GitLab training, consulting and custom Development work

More than 100,000 companies and organizations currently use GitLab on-premises including NASA, CERN, Alibaba, SpaceX, O’Reilly, IBM, and Expedia. These organizations and many individual contributors hack on, contribute to, and help GitLab become better every single day.



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