HackerOne is a vulnerability coordination and bug bounty platform that connects businesses with cybersecurity researchers. It is the #1 hacker-powered security platform, helping organizations receive and resolve critical vulnerabilities before they can be exploited.

HackerOne offers HackerOne, a platform that enables companies to improve their vulnerability coordination process; and hackers to hack, learn, and earn for good across companies. 

HackerOne was founded in 2012 by Alex RiceMichiel PrinsMerijn Terheggen & Jobert Abma. The company is headquartered in San Francisco with offices in London, New York, and the Netherlands.

HackerOne empowers companies to protect consumer data, trust, and loyalty by working with the global research community to surface their relevant security issues.

HackerOne is being trusted by organizations, including the U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. General Service Administration, General Motors, Google, Twitter, GitHub, Nintendo, Lufthansa, Panasonic Avionics, Qualcomm, Starbucks, Dropbox, Intel, and the CERT Coordination Center.


HackerOne is backed by leading VC & Angel investors including New Enterprise Associates, Benchmark, Salesforce Founder & CEO-Marc Benioff, Dropbox Co-Founder & CEO- Drew Houston among others.



  • Year founded: 2012
  • Funding Info: $74M in 3 funding rounds (Last funding type: Series C)- HackerOne has also acquired Breaker 101 on Jan 24, 2018
  • Yearly Revenue: $50M-$100M (2018)
  • Employee Size: 500-1000
  • Business Valuation: Undisclosed
  • City/Town: San Francisco
  • State: California
  • Country: United States
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