GitHub provides open-source code hosting services.

GitHub provides code hosting services that allow developers/people to build software for open source and private projects in organizations. It designs and develops an online platform to allows users to store and share codes repositories with friends, co-workers, classmates, and complete strangers.

GitHub has a strategic partnership with International Business Machines Corporation. Chris Wanstrath, PJ Hyett, and Tom Preston-Werner founded it on February 29, 2008, with its headquarters in San Francisco in California.

Founders:  Chris Wanstrath, PJ Hyett, Tom Preston-Werner