Jibe

  • Investors Back Jibe With $20 Million To Fix The Mobile Hiring Process

    Investors Back Jibe With $20 Million To Fix The Mobile Hiring Process

    Jibe Inc. has raised $20 million from a clutch of new investors as it looks to expand its business helping employers fix their hiring processes. The New York-based company has its roots in the TechCrunch DemoPit circa 2009, when it was known as LocalBacon. Since that illustrious start, the company pivoted to focus on selling software as a service to large business customers, according to… Read More

  • Jibe Secures $4 Million Credit Facility To Help Make Companies Better At Hiring

    Jibe Secures $4 Million Credit Facility To Help Make Companies Better At Hiring

    The last time we heard from TC50 alum JIBE, it locked up a $10 million Series B from the likes of Longworth Venture Partners (which led the round), like Polaris Partners, Lerer Ventures, DFJ Gotham, and Thrive Capital in bid to help it make applying for jobs from smartphones easier. This time around though, JIBE has more money to expand its operations but without having to offer up any equity… Read More

  • JIBE Raises $10M Series B To Make Even More Job Applications Mobile-Friendly

    JIBE Raises $10M Series B To Make Even More Job Applications Mobile-Friendly

    The mobile job application mavens at JIBE have been keeping things quiet since talking up their most recent pivot back in July, but they’ve finally broken the silence to talk about something new. The New York-based company (which shouldn’t be confused with other, similarly named outfits in the mobile space) has announced it that has raised a $10 million Series B round led by… Read More

  • DFJ Leads $6 Million Round For Social Job Board Jibe

    DFJ Leads $6 Million Round For Social Job Board Jibe

    TechCrunch 50 company Jibe (formerly LocalBacon), has raised $6 million in Series A funding led by Draper Fisher Jurvetson and DFJ Gotham with existing investors, Polaris Venture Partners, Zelkova Ventures, Lerer Ventures, Thrive Capital and Stanford University Endowment participating in the round. This brings the company’s total funding to $7 million. Jibe is a next-generation job… Read More

  • Jibe's Social Job Board Attracting More Than One Million Monthly Job Views

    Jibe's Social Job Board Attracting More Than One Million Monthly Job Views

    We’ve covered TechCrunch 50 company Jibe (formerly LocalBacon), which is a next-generation job board that leverages Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter to help job seekers find the best positions in the job market. Jibe has signed up 25 percent of the Fortune 50 as clients and is announcing that the site has grown 454 percent since the start of 2011, surpassing more than one million monthly… Read More

  • Jibe Taps Into Your Social Graph With Next-Generation Job Board

    Jibe Taps Into Your Social Graph With Next-Generation Job Board

    Earlier this year we wrote about TechCrunch 50 company Localbacon’s relaunch as Jibe, a next-generation job board that leverages Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter to help job seekers find the best positions in the job market. Today, Jibe, which has been in private beta since March, is launching to the public, with job listings from Conde Nast, MTV Networks, Amazon, Equinox, and Church… Read More

  • Social Recruiting: Localbacon Relaunches As Jibe, Raises $875K Seed Round (Invites)

    Social Recruiting: Localbacon Relaunches As Jibe, Raises $875K Seed Round (Invites)

    At last year’s TechCrunch50, one of the more intriguing launch startups was localbacon—a job board targeted at recent college graduates which charged 99 cents to apply for a job. The idea was to get the most qualified applicants who were more really serious about the job. The founders of localbacon took what they learned from operating their site and are now relaunching with a… Read More