HackerRank is a technology company that focuses on competitive programming challenges for both consumers and businesses, where developers compete by trying to program according to provided specifications.

HackerRank's programming challenges can be solved in a variety of programming languages (including Java, C++, PHP, Python, SQL, JavaScript) and span multiple computer science domains.

HackerRank was founded in 2012 as InterviewStreet by two NIT Trichy alumni Vivek Ravisankar and Hari Karunanidhi. The company is headquartered in Mountain View, California with an additional office in Bangalore, India.


HackerRank’s automated skills assessments is being used by 1,000 customers across all industries, including 5 out of the top 8 commercial bank institutions in the U.S. and 4 of the top 7 retail companies to evaluate and hire technical talent from around the world.


HackerRank's notable enterprise customers include Adobe, Amazon, Atlassian, Citrix, EA Sports, Evernote, Quora, Facebook, Twitter, Walmart, Yahoo!, and Zynga.


HackerRank is backed by top venture investors including Battery Ventures, Khosla Ventures, JMI Equity among others.



  • Year founded: 2012
  • Funding Info: $58.2M in 4 funding rounds (Last funding type: Series C)
  • Yearly Revenue: $20M-$30M (2018)
  • Employee Size: 201-500
  • Business Valuation: Undisclosed
  • City/Town: Palo Alto
  • State: California
  • Country: United States
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