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  • BranchOut Launches Tool For Recruiters To Source Job Candidates On Facebook

    BranchOut Launches Tool For Recruiters To Source Job Candidates On Facebook

    BranchOut, a professional social network for Facebook, is announcing the launch of RecruiterConnect, a tool for recruiters and hiring managers to source job candidates on Facebook and build private talent networks. BranchOut says that RecruiterConnect is also the first enterprise software product available on the Facebook platform. Launched in July 2010, BranchOut is sort of like a LinkedIn… Read More

  • BranchOut Brings Facebook-Focused Professional Networking To Job Search Platform CareerBuilder

    BranchOut Brings Facebook-Focused Professional Networking To Job Search Platform CareerBuilder

    BranchOut, a professional social network for Facebook, is announcing a partnership with jobs and resume site CareerBuilder to help users bring social networking into the job search experience. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Launched in July 2010, BranchOut is sort of like a LinkedIn for Facebook because it allows you to network and find jobs through your friends on the… Read More

  • A Tale Of Two Countries: The Growing Divide Between Silicon Valley And Unemployed America

    A Tale Of Two Countries: The Growing Divide Between Silicon Valley And Unemployed America

    Editor’s note: Guest contributor Jon Bischke is a founder of RG Labs and is an advisor to Altius Education, Fatminds and Udemy. You can follow him @jonbischke. For people who spend most of their days within a few blocks of tech start-up epicenters such as South Park in San Francisco, University Avenue in Palo Alto or the Flatiron district in New York, last week’s… Read More

  • LinkedIn Cuts Off API Access To BranchOut, Monster's BeKnown And Others For TOS Violations

    LinkedIn Cuts Off API Access To BranchOut, Monster's BeKnown And Others For TOS Violations

    Exclusive: Professional social network LinkedIn has shut down API access to a number of developers for terms of service violations, according to the company. The six developers whose access to LinkedIn’s API include Facebook-focused professional network BranchOut, Monster’s social recruiting app Beknown, brand management app Visible.me, resume service Daxtra, professional… Read More

  • Exclusive: BranchOut Raises $18M For Facebook-Focused Professional Network

    Exclusive: BranchOut Raises $18M For Facebook-Focused Professional Network

    Exclusive: BranchOut, a professional social network for Facebook, has raised $18 million in Series B funding led by Redpoint Ventures with Accel Partners, Norwest Venture Partners, and Floodgate also participating the the round. This investment brings BranchOut’s total funding to $24 million. Geoff Yang, founding partner of Redpoint Ventures, will join Accel Partner Kevin Efrusy on… Read More

  • BranchOut Grew 25x In January, Going From 10K To 250K Monthly Users (TCTV)

    If you’re like me you’ve been seeing Newsfeed Facebook notifications from something called Branchout more frequently lately. The status updates don’t lie Branchout, a LinkedIn for Facebook, has seen explosive growth in January growing from 10K to 250K monthly users, with a total usership now in the hundreds of thousands. We brought CEO Rick Marini into the TCTV studio to talk… Read More

  • Facebook Job-Hunting App BranchOut Raises $6 Million From Accel And Super Angels

    When you want to hang out with your friends online, you go to Facebook. When you want to look for a job, you go to LinkedIn. Well, maybe not for long. BranchOut, a startup that is essentially building a LinkedIn for Facebook, raised $6 million in a series A round. Several news sites reported the funding yesterday when the SEC filing came out, but other than Accel Partners, none of the… Read More

  • BranchOut Unlocks The LinkedIn In Facebook

    Everyone you know is on Facebook, and most people have added their resume information. But you can’t search by companies and even searching within your friends for company names is virtually impossible. So if you want to research which of your friends work at a specific company, or which friends of friends do, you head on over to LinkedIn. Well, not anymore. BranchOut launched this… Read More