Gusto (formerly ZenPayroll) is a company that provides a cloud-based payroll, benefits and workers' compensation solution for businesses. The solution handles payments to employees and contractors as well as the paperwork necessary to help client companies comply with tax, labor and immigration laws.
San Francisco, US
Size (employees)
630 (est)+2%
Gusto was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in San Francisco, US
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Key People/Management at Gusto

Josh Reeves

Josh Reeves

Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder
Edward Kim

Edward Kim

Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder
Tomer London

Tomer London

Chief Product Officer and Co-Founder
Mike Dinsdale

Mike Dinsdale

Lexi Reese

Lexi Reese

Chief Operations Officer
Maryanne Caughey

Maryanne Caughey

Head of People Team
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Gusto Office Locations

Gusto has offices in San Francisco and Denver
San Francisco, US (HQ)
500 Third St, Suite 405
Denver, US
1201 16th St, Suite 350
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Gusto Financials and Metrics

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Gusto Revenue

Market valuation

1 b

Cash (30-Nov-2015)

50 m
USDNov, 2015


50 m
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Gusto Operating Metrics

Gusto's Customers was reported to be 60 k in Jun, 2018.
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Gusto Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Rentobo May 01, 2016

Human Capital Metrics

Gusto's employees are reported to be approximately 49% female and 51% male.
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Gusto Online and Social Media Presence

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Gusto News and Updates

Inside Gusto's brand-new San Francisco headquarters, where employees work on living room furniture and take off their shoes at the door

Gusto's founding is a classic Silicon Valley tale. In 2011, Joshua Reeves and a few techie friends launched the company out of a house in Palo Alto, where the founders had access to top coding talent and proximity to the most powerful VC firms in America. That's where the startup stereotype ends fo…

Gusto CEO: ‘Employees Should Decide When They Get Paid’

Online HR services platform Gusto wants to change the way payroll systems work. “We’re enabling the employee to choose the schedule that’s right for them,” CEO Joshua Reeves told Bloomberg’s Julie VerHage at the CB Insights Future of Fintech conference in …

Disrupting the paycheck, Gusto’s Flexible Pay allows employees to pick when they get paid

People should get paid for work they have done. It’s a pretty simple principle of capitalism, but a principle that seems increasingly violated in the modern economy. With semi-monthly paychecks, the work an employee does on the first day of the month won’t be paid until the end of the third week – a…

Startup goes full-on hipster with shoe-free office policy

Startup Gusto has opened a new headquarters in San Francisco and has spared no expense in making it as generically quirky as can be. Human resources and payroll startup Gusto has opened a new headquarters at San Francisco’s Pier 70, and it has spared no expense in making it as generically quirky as …

Small businesses love free stuff, so Gusto is giving them free HR Basics

Gusto, formerly ZenPayroll, is the rare startup unicorn that has stayed relatively mum on its product and growth — its last press release, for instance, was more than a year ago. The company’s core offering remains payroll for small businesses, and it has been working to expand its customer base acr…

How startups are changing their approach to distributed teams as big tech looks outside the Valley

FEATURE: When ClassPass was looking to open a third office outside of its New York and San Francisco locations, it decided on Missoula, Montana — a location that doesn’t usually top the lists of the best cities for tech startups. “We wanted to choose a place where big tech companies weren’t already …
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Gusto Company Life and Culture

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