San Francisco, California,
|Guillermo Rauch (CEO)|
Vercel Inc., formerly Zeit, is an American cloud platform as a service company. The company maintains the Next.js web development framework.
Vercel's architecture is built around Jamstack, and deployments are handled through Git repositories.[b 1] Vercel is a member of the MACH Alliance.
Vercel was founded by Guillermo Rauch in 2015 as Zeit. Rauch had previously created the realtime event-driven communication library Socket.IO. Zeit was rebranded to Vercel in April 2020, although retained the company's triangular logo.
In June 2021, Vercel raised $102 million in a Series C funding round. As of November 2021, the company is valued at $2.5 billion.
On December 9, 2021, Vercel acquired Turborepo.
On October 25, 2022, Vercel acquired Splitbee.
Deployments through Vercel are handled through Git repositories, with support for GitHub, GitLab, and Bitbucket repositories.[b 2] Deployments are automatically given a subdomain under the
vercel.app domain, although Vercel offers support for custom domains for deployments.[b 2]
Vercel's infrastructure uses Amazon Web Services and Cloudflare.
Vercel's clientele includes Airbnb, Uber, GitHub, Nike, Ticketmaster, Carhartt, IBM, and McDonald's.