Lever is an applicant tracking software for modern hiring. It brings a fresh approach and a passion for excellent software.

Lever focuses on the candidate-company relationship and deliver unique insights into companies' talent. They streamline the hiring process by integrating with Google apps to make hiring efficient and easy.

Lever was founded in 2012 by Sarah Nahm, Nate Smith, and Randal Truong and is based in San Francisco, California.


Lever offers a Talent Acquisition Suite designed to help companies manage candidates through the entire hiring process. The Lever Talent Acquisition Suite includes Lever Nurture, Lever Hire, and Lever Analytics. Features include a browser extension for sourcing, bulk emailing capabilities, archiving or tagging candidates, and email scheduling. Visual reporting tools allow recruiters, managers, and executives to track their progress on recruiting goals.


Lever has over 1500 customers (as of March 2018) including Netflix, Eventbrite, Yelp, Quora, Coursera, Cirque du Soleil,  Shopify, Change.org etc.


Lever is backed by industry leading investors including Adam Street Partners, Scale Venture Partners, Matrix Partners, Y Combinator, Redpoint Ventures, Top Tier Capital Partners and Correlation Ventures among others.


Lever has received a numerous awards including "The Top HR Technology and Recruiting Tools of 2016".



  • Year founded: 2012
  • Funding Info: $72.8M in 5 funding rounds (Last Funding Type: Series C)
  • Yearly Revenue: $25M- $50M (2018)
  • Employee Size: 201-500
  • Business Valuation: Undisclosed
  • City/Town: San Francisco
  • State: California
  • Country: United States
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