Eightfold, formerly known as VolkScience, is an AI Powered Talent Intelligence Platform transforming how we hire, engage and retain talent.

Eightfold's patented artificial intelligence-based platform empowers enterprises to turn talent management into a competitive advantage.

Eightfold was founded in 2016 by Ashutosh Garg and Varun Kacholia. The company is headquartered in Mountain View, California.


Eightfold AI® delivers the Talent Intelligence Platform™, the most effective way for organizations to retain top performers, upskill and reskill the workforce, recruit top talent efficiently, and reach diversity goals.


Eightfold AI's single platform for the entire talent lifecycle brings together billions of anonymized data points, algorithms and domain expertise required to make a reliable, scalable impact for enterprise-scale organizations.


Eightfold works with customers across 110 countries, 17 industries and 13 languages. Some of its customers include AirAsia, Bayer, Capital One and Micron.


Eightfold is backed by General Catalyst, IVP, SoftBank Vision Fund 2, Capital One Ventures, Foundation Capital, Lightspeed, and others. The company raised $220M in Series E round on Jun 10, 2021. This brings Eightfold's total funding to $396.8M to date. The new round doubled the company's valuation to $2B, from its previous $1B valuation gained from the Series D raised in Oct 2020.



  • Year founded: 2016
  • Funding Info: $396.8M over 6 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Series E)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 201-500
  • Business Valuation: Valued at $2B as of June 10, 2021
  • City/Town: Mountain View
  • State: California
  • Country: United States
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