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465 California Street
Suite 1250
San Francisco, CA, 94104


Co-founder and CEO
Co-founder and Chief Product & Technology Officer
Vice President of Marketing
SVP/Customer Success
Chief Scientist
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Coderloop, 9/2011





Gild helps companies hire skilled developers by ensuring that candidates stand out on their proven abilities, not just their resumes. Backed by proprietary data analysis that examines developers’ actual work, Gild’s tech hiring software is used by growing companies like Eventbrite, Red Hat, and Rackspace to find the developers they need to innovate.

Founded in 2011, Gild is headquartered in San Francisco and has offices in Salt Lake City and Milan.

Recent Milestones

  • Dollar
    Gild received in Venture Round funding. (8/1/13)
    Posted 1/16/14 at 10:14am
  • Dollar
    Gild received $8M in Series A funding. (2/27/13)
    Posted 2/27/13 at 6:51pm via
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    Gild added Jeff Diana as Board Member (Advisory). (1/1/13)
    Posted 7/22/13 at 8:37am
  • Dollar
    Gild received $2M in Seed funding. (8/2/12)
    Posted 8/2/12 at 7:32pm via
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    Gild acquired Coderloop. (9/7/11)
    Posted 9/7/11 at 8:12pm via
  • Dollar
    Gild received $2.4M in Seed funding. (8/4/11)
    Posted 8/4/11 at 5:09pm via
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    Gild added Michael Stapleton as Vice President of Marketing. (4/1/11)
    Posted 6/2/12 at 4:39pm
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    Gild — GILD hits 100K users. (12/15/10)
    Posted 1/6/11 at 5:24pm
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    Gild — GILD launched at TechCrunch Disrupt in SF. (9/29/10)
    Posted 1/6/11 at 5:23pm
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    Gild added Scott Swimley as SVP, Customer Development.
    Posted 6/2/12 at 4:39pm
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    Gild added Luca Bonmassar as Co-founder and Chief Product & Technology Officer.
    Posted 6/2/12 at 4:39pm
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    Gild added Sheeroy D. Desai as Co-founder and CEO.
    Posted 6/2/12 at 4:39pm
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    Gild added Brad Warga as SVP/Customer Success.
    Posted 8/1/12 at 12:00pm
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    Gild added Mark Kvamme as Board Member.
    Posted 8/1/12 at 12:01pm
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    Gild added Jill Erickson as CRO.
    Posted 3/20/13 at 2:56pm
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    Gild added Vivienne Ming as Chief Scientist.
    Posted 3/20/13 at 2:57pm




Gild Source
Launch DateMay, 2012

Gild Source can dramatically improve how you hire developers. Gild Source is an advanced recruiting platform that helps you solve the challenge of how to effectively recruit developers, by enabling you to easily find and target candidates you know are good.

Using patent-pending technology to analyze programmers’ actual code and professional contributions from over 80 open source communities and Q&A sites, Gild has profiled, scored, and ranked millions of developers. Gild’s scores and rankings provide you with an instant assessment of a developer’s skills and experience.

With Gild Source you can:

  • Target candidates you know are good.
  • Search for developers using multiple criteria like coding schools, title, or location.
  • Access detailed, comprehensive profiles of developers
  • Email candidates directly.

Gild Spark


  1. Code Evaluation Startup Coderloop Acquired By Gild, To Cease Operations ( [edit]
  2. Social Gaming And Developer Career Opportunity Platform Gild Raises $2.4 Million ( [edit]
  3. Gild Grabs $2M To Help Companies Find And Hire Top Programmers ( [edit]
  4. Gild Raises $8M Series A Venture Capital Funding ( [edit]
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