In recent months, there have been significant investments in technology companies in the HR sector such as Visier and chequed.com. Technology is also useful for talent management and people assessment.
Visier: planning and analytical solutions for employee management
Visierbased in Vancouver and San Francisco, raised $ 15 million in Series B funding. The round was led by Summit PartnersThe company intends to use the funds to launch new products, innovate its platform and increase its market share through international expansion. The company intends to use the funds to launch new products, innovate its platform and increase its market share through international expansion.
Founded in 2010 by CEO John Schwarz, Visier combines predictive capabilities with consumer applications to provide HR professionals with analytical tools to make the right decisions to reduce labour costs, improve productivity, attract and retain top talent, and optimise people management to meet their business strategy.clients include ConAgra Foods, CareFusion, Informatica and Hyatt Hotels.
Chequed.com: Talent Selection Solutions with Predictive Capabilities
Chequed.comInc. based in Saratoga Springs, NY with cloud-based (TM) solutions, received $ 2 million in a second round of funding. Cayuga Venture Fund with the participation of Rand capitalamong other existing public and private investors.
The company intends to use the funds to expand its sales and marketing efforts and further build its global technology solutions.
Led by its CEO, Chequed.com provides a suite of cloud-based talent selection solutions built to predict a new employee's future performance. The company's Predictive Talent SelectionTM suite includes two different modules: reference checking and behavioural assessment, which aim to reduce cost per hire, increase quality of hire and improve organisational productivity.
Success stories in Spain: Catenon and SnTalent
Catenon is the Spanish multinational technology company for global professional search, operating under the web2 model. Its vision: to work as a single worldwide office to search, evaluate and present candidates from anywhere in the world to its clients, based anywhere else on the planet, in 20 days, in an objective manner, in a multimedia support via the web with filmed technical interviews. Catenon was founded in 2000 with the vision of a technology-based business model based on the four axes of the 21st century: New Technologies, Globalisation, Knowledge Architecture (Advanced Artificial Intelligence, AAI) and assuming English as the first common language of Humanity (multiculturalism and diversity). Catenon was listed on the MAB in 2011.
The other Spanish company is Sn Talent.comIts technology makes it possible to reach the passive candidate in seconds thanks to publication on more than 2,500 sites and with an audience of more than 3.7 million professionals. The segmentation of the offer by sector, discipline and keywords allows its consultants to produce and present clients with a list of valid candidates in less than 10 days and at a cost saving of more than 50% compared to traditional consultancy.
SNTalent.com started its commercial activity in December 2009, achieving a year and a half later to close an investment round of 1.2 million euros led by Inveready First Capital, SCR and in which also participated Fem-Ona Innovacio, Sputnik SL, the National Innovation Company (ENISA) and the Technical Centre for Industrial Development (CDTI) through equity loans.