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3 Aug, 2017

Persionio Raises $12M to Provide End-to-End HR Solution

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Personio, a German startup that offers a HR management and recruiting platform, has closed $12 million in Series A funding. European VC Northzone led the round, with participation from existing investors, such as Rocket Internet’s Global Founders Capital (GFC) and Picus Capital. The Munich-based company plans to use the funding to further develop its Software-as-a-Service and become a leader in the HR software space for small and medium-sized (SME) companies. Concrete examples of areas covered by Personio include: a full applicant tracking system, with support for multi-posting to over 100 job boards (e.g. Stepstone, Indeed, LinkedIn, etc); a digital employee file; document and contract management; on/off-boarding; attendance tracking; absence management; salary management & payroll; and performance management and feedback.

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2 Aug, 2017

DevScore Enters Talent Acquisition Market

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DevScore, a software developer skills-assessment SaaS platform that launched earlier this year at HR TechWorld, has introduced a brand new Acquisition feature that complements and works seamlessly with its existing functionality. DevScore aims to bring recruiters, hiring managers, and HR a complete candidate-matching, acquisition, assessing, and digital screening service.

2 Aug, 2017

Barcelona-Based CornerJob Raises $3M

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CornerJob, a Barcelona, Spain-based digital recruitment platform, raised $3m in funding. Innogest, an Italian venture capital firm, made this latest investment, which follows a $19m funding announced in May 2017 and takes total investment in the business to over $57m. Innogest joined a team of international investors including Mediaset Italia, Groupe TF1, RTL, Northzone, Randstad Innovation Fund, e.ventures, Samaipata Ventures, Caixa Capital Risc, Sabadell Venture Capital, Mediaset España, 5M Ventures, Media Digital Ventures, Augesco Ventures and TV Azteca. The company intends to use the funds to expand its leadership position in digital recruitment in all the countries where it operates (Italy, France, Spain and Mexico).

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1 Aug, 2017

Minnesota Recruiters Announces New Partnership With Homi

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Minnesota Recruiters, one of the nation’s largest and most active recruiting and human resources organizations, announces a new partnership with Homi, a digital platform connecting students and alumni to build mentor-mentee relationships and identify career opportunities.

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26 Jul, 2017

Career Site Dice Partners with Bustle to Engage Women in Tech

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Dice and Bustle Partner to Deliver Engaging Tech Career Content to Millennial Women. Dice , today announced it has partnered with digital media publisher Bustle to extend tech career insights and tech content to women everywhere and to co-sponsor the annual Upstart Awards. The Upstart Awards honor young graduates who’ve accomplished remarkable achievements in select industries.

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26 Jul, 2017

Google Pledges $50M to Prepare People for Changing Workforce

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Today, Google has announced a $50 million initiative to help people prepare for the changing nature of work. This two-year commitment will fund nonprofits focused on this issue, with Their first grantees in the U.S. and Europe; They have plans to expand to other regions soon. These organizations will also be able to draw on Googlers’ volunteer time for technical advice. Combined with Theiw $50 million effort to help close the global education gap, Google.org has now committed $100 million to supporting education and economic opportunity—Their largest giving initiative to date.

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26 Jul, 2017

JazzHR Raises Nearly $6M in Latest Funding Round

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This funding round brings JazzHR’s total funding to $24 million raised in four rounds since the company began.

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24 Jul, 2017

Expert360 Raises $13M in Series B Funding

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Expert360, a San Francisco, CA and Sidney, Australia-based platform for companies to build an manage their consulting & contingent workforce, announced today that they have raised $13M in Series B funding. The round was led by AirTree Ventures with participation from a number of existing investors.

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21 Jul, 2017

Internal Recruiting Startup Twine Wins Wharton Startup Challenge

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Startup Twine, created by Wharton MBA 2017 graduates Joseph Quan and Nikhil Srivastava, beat out 28 other semifinalists to win the University of Pennsylvania Wharton Entrepreneurship’s first “Startup Challenge.” Twine’s software uses algorithms with the goal of aiding companies in determining internal candidates to fill open positions in hopes of increasing employee retention and reducing the cost of new hires. Along with the credibility and prestige that comes with winning such an award, Twine’s creators earned a grand prize of $30,000. In addition, they will receive accounting, strategy, and legal services valued at $15,000. So far, Twine is working with the University of Pennsylvania and Nielson.

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19 Jul, 2017

Lever Raises $30M For Effort To Transform Hiring

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Applicant Tracking System Lever announced today that it has raised an additional $30 million in venture financing from Adams Street Partners, Matrix Partners and Scale Partners, bringing its total funding to $62 million. It could raise as much as $10 million more before officially closing the round. That gives Lever, which FORBES estimates has revenues above $20 million, the cash to do more R&D and to add new analytical functions to its software suite. Lever’s more than 1,300 customers include Netflix, KPMG, Lyft and Cirque du Soleil.

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