Hire, then wire with a twist

Welcome to Startups Weekly, a fresh human-first take on this week’s startup news and trends. To get this in your inbox, subscribe here. Since launching the venture firm Backstage Capital in 2015, Ar

Google takes Hire, its G Suite recruitment platform, to its first global markets, UK and Canada

The recruitment market is big business — worth some $554 billion annually according to the most recent report from the World Employment Confederation. In the tech world, that translates into a b

Terminal makes it easy for companies to open international offices

Born out of a frustration with recruiting within the peninsula-trapped City of San Francisco, Terminal is a platform allowing companies to tap into talent abroad. Starting with campuses in Kitchener-

Entelo steps up its AI game with $20M Series C 

The race to crown a winner in the AI-powered recruiting software space is on. With both Workey and Mya nabbing rounds in the last few weeks, the timing is prime for a few players to seek advantage in

Neumob hires Netscape, Google veteran Jim Roskind as CTO

Neumob, which recently raised an $8.5 million Series A round, helps developers speed up their apps with the help of a combination of a content delivery network and a number of network optimization tec

Twitter To Appoint Vijaya Gadde as General Counsel as Alex Macgillivray Moves On

Twitter is appointing Vijaya Gadde as its new General Counsel after current appointee Alex Macgillivray has announced his plans to move on. The news came as a post on Macgillivray’s personal sit

Google Loses Key Maps Engineering Director Raj Shah To Microsoft’s Online Services Division

Microsoft just made a key hire that could help it re-energize its online mapping services. Raj Shah, who was previously heading up Google's worldwide maps operations as the Engineering Director for Ma

Twitter Appoints Adam Messinger As Chief Technology Officer, A Role Left Vacant Since 2011

Twitter is preparing itself to be a company taken seriously. More importantly, it wants to be one that is a darling in the public marketplace. Today, AllThingsD reports that the company has appointed

Kiersten Hollars Moves From Aol Comm VP To Andreessen Partner

PR guru <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/person/kiersten-hollars">Kiersten Hollars</a> is moving from AOL VP to Partner at <a href="http://www.a16z.com">Andreessen Horowitz</a>, we've confirmed with