12 Facts About GitLab


GitLab Inc is an open-core company that provides GitLab, a DevOps software package that combines the ability to develop, secure, and operate software in a single application.

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In 2018, GitLab Inc was considered the first partly-Ukrainian unicorn.

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GitLab has an estimated 30 million registered users, with 1 million being active licensed users.

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GitLab Inc was founded around the pre-existing GitLab software project.

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In September 2015, GitLab Inc raised $4 million in Series A funding from Khosla Ventures.

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In September 2016, GitLab Inc raised $20 million in Series B funding from August Capital and others.

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Year later, in 2019, GitLab Inc raised $268 million in Series E-round funding led by Goldman Sachs and ICONIQ Capital.

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In March 2015, GitLab Inc acquired Gitorious, a competing Git hosting service.

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Additionally, GitLab Inc announced that the code would become open-source under an MIT License no later than June 2017.

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In January 2018, GitLab Inc acquired Gemnasium, a service that provided security scanners with alerts for known security vulnerabilities in open-source libraries of various languages.

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GitLab's application offers functionality to collaboratively plan, build, secure, and deploy software as a complete DevOps Platform.

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GitLab is scalable and can be hosted on-premises or on cloud storage.

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