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About Lever

Lever is a Talent Acquisition Suite. Lever offers hiring software that interviewers, managers, recruiters, and companies can use to collaborate and streamline the hiring process. The company ws founded in 2012 and is based in San Francisco, California. On August 5th, 2022, Lever was acquired by Employ. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Headquarters Location

1125 Mission Street

San Francisco, California, 94103,

United States


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Emerging Tech / ERP

These companies are cloud-based end-to-end talent management platforms that allow employers to attract, engage, assess, and select candidates.

Lever named as Leader among 5 other companies, including Greenhouse, Beamery, and Hireology.

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CB Insights Intelligence Analysts have mentioned Lever in 2 CB Insights research briefs, most recently on Nov 8, 2021.

Expert Collections containing Lever

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HR Tech

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HR tech startups are helping companies manage critical pain points in HR processes such as recruitment, automation, career development, compensation, and benefits management, through a mix of software and services.

Lever Patents

Lever has filed 4 patents.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • DOS games
  • Device drivers
  • GPS navigation devices
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Latest Lever News

Appcast integrates recruitment platform with Lever

Mar 15, 2023

Appcast integrates recruitment platform with Lever Programmatic recruitment software company Appcast has announced an enhanced integration with Lever, an Employ Inc brand. The partnership aims to provide benefits to clients of both companies from the integration of their platforms. It will allow t... Join now to access

Lever Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Lever founded?

    Lever was founded in 2012.

  • Where is Lever's headquarters?

    Lever's headquarters is located at 1125 Mission Street, San Francisco.

  • What is Lever's latest funding round?

    Lever's latest funding round is Acquired.

  • How much did Lever raise?

    Lever raised a total of $116.3M.

  • Who are the investors of Lever?

    Investors of Lever include Employ, Apax Digital, Paycheck Protection Program, Matrix Partners, Scale Venture Partners and 23 more.

  • Who are Lever's competitors?

    Competitors of Lever include TurboHire, Personio, Fountain, glickon, SmartRank and 11 more.

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