interviewing.io Raises $3 Million for its Anonymous Hiring Platform

interviewing.io Raises $3 Million for its Anonymous Hiring Platform

SAN FRANCISCO–interviewing.io, an anonymous hiring platform that has helped companies like Facebook, Lyft, and Twitch drastically improve the way they source, interview, and hire engineering talent, today announced a $3 million round of seed funding led by Susa Ventures, with participation from Social Capital, Ulu Ventures, Kapor Capital, TenOneTen Ventures, Manifest Investment Partners, and others. interviewing.io addresses arguably the biggest challenge tech companies face: hiring top-notch software engineers. While there’s certainly a shortage of engineering talent, the problem is exacerbated by outdated hiring practices. For example, despite consensus that pedigree isn’t a prerequisite for being a great engineer, hiring is still largely driven by where a candidate went to school or the last company they worked for. Even once they’re in the door, relying on how candidates do in a single technical interview is problematic, as performance has been shown to¬†vary drastically¬†from one