Turing.com, a Palo Alto, Calif.-based provider of an automated platform that allows companies to hire software engineers, raised $14m in seed funding.
The round was led by Foundation Capital and including a number of high-profile investors including Adam D’Angelo, Facebook’s first CTO & CEO of Quora, Gokul Rajaram, Cyan Banister, Beerud Sheth, founder of Upwork, and Jeff Morris Jr., as well as executives from Google, Facebook, Twitter, Microsoft, and Amazon.
The company intends to use the additional capital to continue developing its platform, refine its automated matching, monitoring, and management tools, and increase headcount in the organization’s sales, engineering, and marketing departments.
Led by Jonathan Siddharth, CEO, and Vijay Krishnan, CTO, Turing taps into a global pool of developers to allow companies to hire in markets such as San Francisco and New York using a combination of data science and artificial intelligence as part of its sourcing, vetting, and management tools.
Turing gives customers a two-week trial period to make sure an engineering match is successful. The platform provides tools that enable effective management of remote teams to maximize efficiency and integration with existing team members.
Customers span a wide range of startups and Fortune 1,000 companies, including Lambda School, VillageMD, Ohi Technologies, and Nexus Events. The platform currently has 160,000 developers from 140 countries signed up on its platform.