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Knoetic lands $36M to unify diverse sources of HR data

In the last decade, so-called chief people officers (CPO) have seen a dramatic expansion of their day-to-day responsibilities. The role has evolved from an administrative HR function to a more strateg

Ashby lands $21.5M to automate key aspects of recruiting

As hiring remains challenging in an economy where jobs are plentiful (depending on the sector), venture capitalists continue to pump money into HR startups focused on assessing and onboarding candidat

Complete helps startups think through the ‘why’ and ‘how’ of employee pay

For early-stage startups looking to hire new talent, it’s not enough to make one-off decisions about pay as each new employee comes on board. Constructing a coherent philosophy around compensati

Upskilling platform GrowthSpace secures $25M to grow its global business

As the jobs market remains tight (mass layoffs and hiring freezes in tech aside), companies are laser-focused on retaining staff. One of the areas they’re investing in is upskilling, which aims

Mosey secures fresh capital to help companies comply with payroll rules

It’s clear that remote and hybrid work are here to stay — the pandemic forever changed the way many companies do business. But it’s introduced roadblocks from an HR perspective. For

Airbnb co-founder Joe Gebbia steps back from leadership role

Airbnb co-founder Joe Gebbia today announced he’s stepping down from his position at the company he helped launch more than a decade ago. In a letter to employees also published to Airbnb’

What downturn? Investors remain bullish on HR tech as the Great Resignation slows

HR tech platforms are still getting a lot of investor attention despite headwinds at the macroeconomic level that have the potential to affect their sales.

HireArt lands $26.25M to help manage and recruit W2 contractors for clients

HireArt, which TechCrunch previously described as a “resume-killing” jobs marketplace, today announced that it raised $26.25 million in a Series B financing round led by Three Fish Capital

Gloat nabs $90M to build AI-powered internal jobs marketplaces

Gloat, an internal marketplace for corporate talent, today announced that it raised $90 million in a Series D round led by Generation Investment Management, bringing the startup’s total raised t

Finch raises $15M to build an API for HR systems

Finch, which builds APIs to connect corporate payroll, HR and benefits systems, today announced that it raised $15 million in a Series A funding round led by Menlo Ventures with participation from Gen

A weaker economy won’t solve the tech talent crunch overnight

Despite the onslaught of bad news, for now, most of the sources we spoke to said folks in charge of hiring are still going to have to shake the bushes for talent.

Fetcher raises $27M to automate aspects of job candidate sourcing

Reflecting the growing investor interest in HR technology startups, Fetcher, the talent acquisition platform formerly known as Scout, today closed a $27 million Series B funding round led by Tola Capi

Valence raises $25M to track team performance with continuous reviews

Valence, a growing teamwork platform, today announced that it raised $25 million in a Series A round led by Insight Partners. Co-founder and CEO Parker Mitchell said that the tranche will be used to t

Payroll provider Symmetrical.ai nabs $18.5M to streamline employee payouts

Symmetrical.ai, a payroll tech provider, today announced that it raised $18.5 million in financing led by Target Global with participation from Global Founders Capital, Finch Capital, Partech, Market

Atlassian launches Atlas to improve team alignment

At its Team ’22 conference today, Atlassian announced the launch of Atlas, a new service for cross-functional team updates it previously offered as a beta under the name “Team Central.&#82

inFeedo gets $12M to help employers find out how their workforce really feels

Employee sentiment can be hard to gauge, even at smaller businesses. This can lead to burnout and attrition when managers least expect it. To solve that problem, inFeedo wants to act as a bridge betwe

Nigeria’s SeamlessHR raises $10M to expand HR and payroll solutions across Africa

Africa’s appetite for cloud computing software continues to increase as connectivity and bandwidth opportunities push boundaries. Per reports, the continent’s cloud computing industry coupled with

Payroll startup PayFit is France’s latest unicorn as it raises $289 million

French startup PayFit just announced that it closed a new $289 million Series E round (€254 million) before the holidays. Following this round, the startup has reached a post-money valuation of $2.1

Parker Conrad’s Rippling is now valued at $6.5 billion — more than Zenefits at its peak

Founded by entrepreneur Parker Conrad in 2013, the HR company Zenefits was quickly anointed one of the fast-growing companies in Silicon Valley, with a valuation that soared to $4.5 billion within thr

Personio, an HR platform for SMEs, raises $270M on a $6.3B valuation, expands into workflow automation

HR technology has been thrown into the spotlight in the last 20 months: COVID-19 has changed the way we work, and so how we manage people in the world of work has had to change, too. Today, a Munich-b
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