RecTech Insider for November

Here's whats happened in the past 30 days from the #RecTech / #HRtech industry. 

  • iOS app Workey wants to be the "Uber of recruiting". LINK

  • Next play is a Career management app that helps retain employees. LINK

  • Marriott Launches Careers Chatbot for Facebook Messenger to engage more candidates. LINK

  • WayUp introduces searchable profiles for it's 3.5 million students and grads. Sourcers rejoice. LINK

  • CodeFighters is a new tool that lets you hire programmers by letting them code stuff. No resumes. LINK

  • hiQ Labs Launches CrowdJustice Campaign in Support of Landmark Lawsuit Against LinkedIn Over Access to the Publicly Available Internet. CrowdJustice, which has helped to raise more that $4 million for various public interest litigation efforts, will harness the energy of hiQ supporters who believe "public is public." LINK

  • JazzHR, the leading recruiting solutions provider for small and medium-sized businesses, today announced that it has closed a $6.6 million financing round. Volition Capital led the round with participation from existing investors Birchmere Ventures, Rincon Venture Partners, and others. This round brings the company's total funding to $25M since launching in 2009. LINK

  • Monster Partners with Florida's Sun Coast Media Group. New Alliance enables local newspapers to better connect communities with job opportunities. LINK

  • Allegis Group Invests in People Aggregator HiringSolved. LINK

  • Private equity group acquires Bullhorn. LINK

  • Mya the chatbot raises 18 million---The ongoing automation of recruitment marches on with Mya Systems, creator of Mya, securing $18 million in Series B funding last week. This follows a Series A round of $11.4 million in May 2017, and a seed round of $3 million in 2012 as FirstJob, a hiring solution for millennials. The raise was led by Foundation Capital with participation from Emergence Capital. Foundation Capital partner Paul Holland will join Mya Systems’ board as part of the raise. LINK

  • Ascendify raises 11 million. Intelligence Platform empowers GE, Panasonic, Cisco and Deloitte to make strategic talent decisions to attract, retain and inspire great people. LINK

  • Talent Sonar Acquires Talent Function. LINK

  • Indeed brings Jobspotter crowdsourcing app to Canada. LINK

  • Indeed launches its own hiring academy to train its clients...Indeed Academy is a completely free program featuring 12 courses that help users unlock the full potential of Indeed’s hiring platform. Via bite-sized video lessons, it teaches best practices, provides data-driven insight and is maximized for your convenience. The courses are available on-demand and are self-paced — so even recruiters with mile-long to-do lists can work through the program on their own schedule, at their own speed. LINK

  • Facebook testing Resumes. Moving in on LinkedIn territory. LINK

  • High-end Brazilian job recruitment marketplace Revelo raises $4.6 million. LINK