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Heroku History: Year 1

Who are the founders of Heroku?

Heroku as founded by James Lindenbaum, Adam Wiggins, and Orion Henry.

When did Heroku purchase its domain name?

Heroku purchased the heroku.com domain name in June 2007.

When did the design and development efforts start at Heroku?

Heroku started its design and development efforts in June 2007.

When did Heroku launch its first product/service?

Heroku launched in private beta in October 2007.

When was Heroku incorporated?

Heroku was incorporated as Heroku Inc. in April 2008.

How much venture capital did Heroku raise?

Heroku raised over $10 million in 3 rounds of funding.

When was Heroku acquired?

Heroku accepted an acquisition offer from Salesforce in December 2010.

Where was Heroku headquartered?

Heroku was headquartered in San Francisco, USA.

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