SeekOut is an AI-powered Talent 360 platform on a mission to provide customers a competitive edge in recruiting hard-to-find and diverse talent for Digital Transformation.

SeekOut’s advanced AI capabilities can enable you to diversify your talent pipeline with deep talent analytics so you can proactively source qualified candidates, reduce bias and achieve your recruiting goals faster.

SeekOut was founded in 2017 by Anoop Gupta, Aravind Bala, John Tippett, and Vikas Manocha. The company is headquartered in Bellevue, Washington.


SeekOut finds talent by scouring public data and using natural-language and machine-learning technologies to understand the expertise of each candidate to build a complete 360-degree view of each potential employee.


SeekOut also blend info from public profiles, GitHub, papers and patents, employee referrals, company alumni and candidates in ATS systems. It has broadened its base to helping recruiters and sources find more diverse candidates in general, as well as people with simply “hard-to-find” skill sets.


SeekOut was crowned GeekWire Startup of the year, ranked number two in the B2B category of The Information’s 50 Startups to Watch list, and was included on Madrona’s Intelligent Apps Top 40 list.


SeekOut is backed by Tiger Global, Madrona Venture Group, Mayfield, Founders Circle Capital, and others. The company raised $115M in Series C round on Jan 12, 2022. This brings SeekOut's total funding to $188.6M to date. The latest round mints SeekOut a unicorn with a valuation of over $1.2B post-money.



  • Year founded: 2017
  • Funding Info: $188.6M over 4 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Series C)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 51-200
  • Business Valuation: Valued at over $1.2B as of Jan 12, 2022
  • City/Town: Bellevue
  • State: Washington
  • Country: United States
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