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Kalo provides an online platform that enables businesses to manage their external workforces. Using Kalo teams have an index where they can search, filter and categorize freelancer profiles by keyword, city, and availability. Kalo allows assigning tasks with descriptions, timeframe and deadlines so to always be on the same page with freelancers. One can set an overall budget for a week, month or specific project and as work is completed to understand spend, remaining budget and keep the right people informed without passing around spreadsheets.

Kalo was formerly known as Lystable.

HQNew York, NY, US
Employee Ratings3.8
Overall CultureB+

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Employees (est.) (Jul 2021)49(-5%)
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at Kalo

Peter Johnston

Peter Johnston

Founder & CEO
Simon Gershey

Simon Gershey

Courtney Grant

Courtney Grant

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Kalo Office Locations

Kalo has offices in New York and San Francisco
New York, NY, US (HQ)
214 W 29th St 5th floor
San Francisco, CA, US
300 California St #220, San Francisco
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Kalo Financials and Metrics

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Kalo total Funding

$28.1 m

Kalo latest funding size

$3.5 m

Time since last funding

2 months ago

Kalo investors

Kalo's latest funding round in May 2021 was reported to be $3.5 m. In total, Kalo has raised $28.1 m
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Kalo Revenue

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FY, 2015

Financial Leverage

1.2 k x
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Kalo Operating Metrics

Kalo's Customers was reported to be 2.2 k in Mar, 2017.
Mar, 2017


2.2 k
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Kalo Cybersecurity Score

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Kalo Online and Social Media Presence

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Kalo Company Culture

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Kalo News and Updates


This ex-Googler got backing from Peter Thiel and Max Levchin to build a LinkedIn killer

Kalo, formerly known as Lystable, is building was its founder calls "the world's most badass recruitment engine."

Kalo Blogs

Building vs Buying a Freelance Management System: What to Consider.

Most organizations today either have or are working towards, a workforce that is “blended,” meaning a combination of freelancers and full-time employees. By 2020, half of the American workforce could be freelancers. As the freelance workforce grows, companies are reckoning with how to ma…

4 Things Your Company Must Do To Keep Freelancers Happy

The lavish perks that can go along with full-time jobs, particularly in Silicon Valley, have become the stuff of legends—free gourmet lunches, on-site haircuts, chauffeured commutes, rooftop walking trails. For many companies, dedicating time and resources to keeping employees happy, so …

Automate the busy work: 5 ways freelancers can save time

Time truly is money for freelancers. Every hour counts, but it’s easy for large amounts of time to get sucked up on tasks that don’t lead directly to money in your pocket. Whether it’s invoicing, taxes, contract signing, or setting priorities, freelancing involves a fair amount of busy w…

Freelance Economy News Roundup V3

Our third edition of the Freelance Economy News Roundup series features articles exploring topics ranging from:  Why freelancing is the new American Dream , the body language of remote workers, Google's shift on contract work  and more.   

What Freelancers Really Think About Freelancing

From the outside, freelancers can appear to have a pretty great work life. They can set their own schedule, work from where they want, take time off for doctor’s appointments or vacation without asking a manager for permission, and choose which projects to take on. While there are absolu…

What to consider when choosing a Freelance Management System

The number of freelancers and independent workers in the U.S. workforce has exploded over the past 15 years, and this shift represents a fundamental change to the way business gets done. Before freelancers were as widespread as they are now, businesses didn’t need dedicated platforms to …
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Kalo Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Kalo founded?

    Kalo was founded in 2014.

  • Who are Kalo key executives?

    Kalo's key executives are Peter Johnston, Simon Gershey and Courtney Grant.

  • How many employees does Kalo have?

    Kalo has 49 employees.

  • Who are Kalo competitors?

    Competitors of Kalo include Transformify, Fountain and PayScale.

  • Where is Kalo headquarters?

    Kalo headquarters is located at 214 W 29th St 5th floor, New York.

  • Where are Kalo offices?

    Kalo has offices in New York and San Francisco.

  • How many offices does Kalo have?

    Kalo has 2 offices.