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GitLab is a web-based open source Git repository manager and collaboration platform with wiki and issue tracking features and built-in CI/CD.

GitLab is a company providing a Git-repository platform to manage software development projects (wiki). The company was established in 2014 by Dmitriy Zaporozhets and Sytse Sijbrandij. It aims to provide a collaboration platform for developers to create, review, and deploy code bases. GitLab is based in San Francisco, California.

Product & Service

GitLab offers one product and one service: GitLab and GitLab Professional Service. GitLab is a subscription-type software product that software developers can use to manage the entire DevOps cycle in a software development project. GitLab Professional Service, on the other hand, is a variety of supporting services that a customer can purchase to utilize GitLab fully. Some of the services that fall under this category are implementation and migration services to GitLab system and employee training for using GitLab.


Since its founding year, GitLab has raised $165.5 million from seven funding rounds. Its most recent round was a venture round held in December 2018 and raised $20 million. As of March 2019, GitLab has received capital from 14 investors, with 5 of them as lead investors. Some past investors include Goldman Sachs, Alphabet, Khosla Ventures, ICONIQ Capital, and GV.


June 2, 2021
GitLab announces that it has acquired UnReview.
January 26, 2021
GitLab announced a major update to its subscription model.
January 15, 2021
GitLab raises $195M in secondary funding.
September 17, 2019
GitLab hauls in $268M Series E on 2.768B valuation

The company announced a huge $268 million Series E on a tidy $2.768 billion valuation. Investors include Adage Capital Management, Alkeon Capital, Altimeter Capital, Capital Group, Coatue Management, D1 Capital Partners, Franklin Templeton, Light Street Capital, Tiger Management Corp. and Two Sigma Investments.

September 2019
GitLab raises a $268,000,000 series E round from Adage Capital Management, Alkeon Capital Management, Altimeter Capital, Coatue Management, D1 Capital Partners, Franklin Templeton Investments, Goldman Sachs, ICONIQ Capital, Light Street Capital, Tiger Global Management, Two Sigma Ventures and YC Continuity.
September 2018
GitLab raises a $100,000,000 series D round from ICONIQ Capital and Khosla Ventures.
October 2017
GitLab raises a $20,000,000 series C round.

Funding Rounds


Further Resources


GitLab Beginner Tutorial 1 | Introduction and Getting Started


September 22, 2019

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August 25, 2021
Apologises for slow processing, says those invited for further tests will hear by November
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August 25, 2021
ISS installation work will be carried out some other time


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