Docker is a platform for distributed applications that allows developers and sysadmins to build, ship, and run distributed applications.

Docker helps developers bring their ideas to reality by conquering the complexity of app development.

Docker was realeased in 2013 by Kamel Founadi, Solomon Hykes, and Sebastien Pahl. The company is based in San Francisco, California.


Docker's tools and services including Docker Desktop, software that helps developers build and share containerized applications and microservices, and the Docker Hub container image repository.


Docker not only underpins today’s initiatives focused on app modernization and microservices, it also enables tomorrow’s with its support for serverless / FaaS, WebAssembly, Web3 / blockchain, and more.


Docker has a developer community of 16M monthly activities, 10 million registered developers, and 14 million Docker Hub applications. The platform has 56,000 paying customers, including 70% of the Fortune 100.


Docker is backed by Insight Partners, Bain Capital Ventures (BCV), Benchmark, Atlassian Ventures, Citi Ventures, Vertex, Tribe Capital, Four Rivers, and others. The company raised $105M in Series C round on Mar 31, 2022. This brings Docker's total funding to $435.9M to date. The latest round mints Docker a unicorn with a valuation of $2.1B post-money.



  • Year founded: 2013
  • Funding Info: $435.9M over 7 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Series C)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 201-500
  • Business Valuation: Valued at $2.1B as of Mar 31, 2022
  • City/Town: San Francisco
  • State: California
  • Country: United States
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