Buildkite is a CI and build automation tool for running fast, secure, and scalable continuous integration pipelines on your own infrastructure.

Buildkite builds automation software for developers to move faster and ship better products.

Buildkite was founded in 2016 by Lachlan Donald, Keith Pitt and Tim Lucas. The company is headquartered in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

Buildkite combines the power of your own build infrastructure with the convenience of a managed, centralized web UI.

Buildkite’s centralized web service handles job distribution, agent monitoring, integration with GitHub and Slack, and provides everyone on your team with an elegant interface for monitoring builds, tailing logs and downloading artifacts.


Buildkite's open source agent is installable on any machine or network and provides a simple, repeatable process for running builds using the same tools you use for development and production. The companyhas more than 1,000 customers, including Shopify, Pinterest, Wayfair, Basecamp, Digital Ocean, Venmo, Cochlear and Bugsnag.


Buildkite is backed by OpenView, General Catalyst, Guy Pearson, Matt Allen and others. The company raised AUD $28M (about $20.2M) in Series A round on Aug 18, 2020. This brings BuildKite's total funding to AUD $28.2M (about $20.3M) to date.



  • Year founded: 2016
  • Funding Info: AUD $28.2M (about $20.3M) over 2 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Series A)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 11-50
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: Melbourne
  • State: Victoria
  • Country: Australia
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