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Founded Year



Series A | Alive

Total Raised


Last Raised

$8M | 10 mos ago

About Yardstik

Yardstik is a company based in Hopkins, Minnesota and operates in stealth mode.

Headquarters Location

4600 West 77th Street Suite 200

Minneapolis, Minnesota, 55435,

United States


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Latest Yardstik News

Andrew Johnson Joins Yardstik as Chief Operating Officer

Oct 12, 2022

News provided by Share this article Former Compellent and Branch GTM Leader will Fuel Yardstik's Next Phase of Growth MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Yardstik, a technology company offering screening, verification, and training solutions tailored to gig marketplaces and SaaS platforms, announced today that Andrew Johnson, former Vice President of Revenue and Go-to-Market at Branch, has joined their executive team as Chief Operating Officer. Johnson brings over fourteen years of experience helping SaaS organizations achieve rapid growth. His resume includes four years at Compellent Technologies before their $960 million acquisition by Dell . He then joined Dialpad as their first non-technical hire and helped to lay the foundation of a business that has grown to a valuation of $2.2 billion . Most recently, he played a pivotal role in Branch becoming one of the fastest growing companies in the Midwest, with over 2,000% revenue growth in the past three years . "We couldn't be more thrilled to welcome Andrew to the band," said Yardstik Co-founder and CEO Matt Meents. "He has demonstrated a consistent track record of building world-class teams and helping businesses like ours operationalize, scale quickly, and reach new heights. We've laid a great foundation here, and we're excited to have Andrew help us continue putting our foot on the gas." Yardstik raised $8 million in Series A funding  in February of this year and has continued on its aggressive growth trajectory, achieving 427% year-over-year revenue growth in Q2. Johnson will focus on bringing together the Product, Operations, and GTM teams at Yardstik to help them further accelerate their already impressive growth trajectory. "All the pieces are in place here at Yardstik," said Johnson. "There's a clear vision, led by great people and strong tech. They've found product-market fit with marketplaces and vertical SaaS platforms, which has them growing at an incredibly fast clip. I couldn't be more excited about Yardstik's momentum and this next step in my journey." About Yardstik Yardstik is a technology company on a mission to build trust and safety in the internet economy. Their human security platform offers modular packages of screening, verification, and training solutions to help marketplaces and platforms more easily hire, onboard, and manage safer workforces. Learn more at . SOURCE Yardstik, Inc.

Yardstik Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Yardstik founded?

    Yardstik was founded in 2019.

  • Where is Yardstik's headquarters?

    Yardstik's headquarters is located at 4600 West 77th Street, Minneapolis.

  • What is Yardstik's latest funding round?

    Yardstik's latest funding round is Series A.

  • How much did Yardstik raise?

    Yardstik raised a total of $12M.

  • Who are the investors of Yardstik?

    Investors of Yardstik include Rally Ventures, Crosslink Capital, Grotech Ventures and Great North Ventures.

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