Founding History of Heroku

Founded by James Lindenbaum, Adam Wiggins, and Orion Henry.

Purchased the domain name in June 2007.

Started design and development work in June 2007.

Launched in private beta in October 2007.

Incorporated as Heroku Inc. in April 2008.

Raised over $10 million in 3 rounds of funding.

Accepted acquisition offer from Salesforce in December 2010.

Headquartered in San Francisco, USA.

The Year 1 is available in a book put together by one of the members of our team. Click on the thumbnail below to find more details about the book.