Talent Acquisition
San Francisco, California


Overall Rank: 600
Category: HR Processes
Category Rank: 41


  • Top Software Company of 2021
  • Top HR Company


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Lever is a leading talent acquisition suite that makes it easy for talent teams to reach their hiring goals and to connect companies with top talent. Lever is the only platform that provides all talent acquisition leaders with complete ATS and robust CRM capabilities in one product, LeverTRM. The Lever Hire and Lever Nurture features allow leaders to scale and grow their people pipeline, build authentic and long-lasting relationships, and source the right people to hire. Lever Analytics provides customized reports with data visualization, which detail offers completed and interview feedback, as well as strategic decisions between hiring managers and executives alike. Features include a browser extension for sourcing, bulk emailing capabilities, archiving or tagging candidates, and email scheduling.

Lever was founded in 2012 by Sarah Nahm, Nate Smith, and Randal Truong to tackle the most strategic challenge that companies face: how to grow their teams. Lever has raised over $73 million in funding and currently has been used over one million times to hire applicants.

Lever’s platform also enables companies to hire with inclusivity in mind, helping eliminate any hiring bias. To this end, Lever boasts a 50:50 gender balance on its executive team. Lever supports the hiring needs of over 3,500 companies around the globe, including the teams at Netflix, Atlassian, KPMG, and McGraw-Hill Education.

Key Executives

Sarah Nahm – Former CEO & Founder