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Github Cuts Sales Staff

December 8, 2016, 6:45 PM UTC
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Workers install a billboard for GitHub Inc. in San Francisco, California, U.S., on Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014. GitHub, which provides open-source code hosting services and has raised more than $100 million from investors, is among tech startups boosting demand for billboard space around Silicon Valley. Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images
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Github, a San Francisco-based online project hosting startup, has made cuts to its sales department. The company confirmed the cuts to Fortune, saying the layoffs made up “less than 5%” of its employees. That would be around 30 people. A company spokesperson said the layoffs were part of Github’s focus on enterprise sales. “We are refocusing our resources in order to serve our customers more efficiently,” the spokesperson said.

Valued at $2 billion, Github has raised $350 million in funding from Andreessen Horowitz, Sequoia, IVP, Thrive Capital, and SV Angel.