Vercel, previously known as Zeit, is a startup founded by the creators of the popular Next.js web framework. It enables front-end teams to develop, preview, and ship wonderful things.
Vercel's goal is to bring developers the scale, reliability, and performance they need in their tools and infrastructure - so they can focus on creating delightful experiences for their users.
Vercel was founded in 2015 by Guillermo Rauch. The company is headquartered in San Francisco, California, with offices in Palo Alto, CA, and Cambridge, MA.
Vercel’s enterprise services add a live-editing experience for UI components and flexible data fetching to the Next.js framework, allowing developers to connect webpages to different data sources, content management systems, and APIs.
Vercel also offers integrations with GitHub, GitLab, and Bitbucket, as well as a deployment system that triggers with every code change and preview links that can be shared across platforms.
Vercel now serves more than 24 billion requests on its network. Among the 25,000 customers using Vercel’s platform are TikTok, Hulu, Ticketmaster, McDonald’s, IBM, Uber, Staples, and Marvel.
Vercel is backed by GV, Accel, CRV, GGV Capital, Greenoaks Capital, Tiger Global, Bedrock Capital, Geodesic Capital, 8VC, Flex Capital, and others. The company raised $150M in Series D round on Nov 23, 2021. This brings Vercel's total funding to $313M to date. The latest round more than doubled the company's valuation to $2.5B post-money. Vercel was previously valued at $1.1B from their Series C raised in Jun 2021.