Zippia Gets $8 Million to help People Plan Their Careers

Zippia Gets $8 Million to help People Plan Their Careers

Last week a relatively unknown recruitment technology player called Zippia announced a significant round of funding that will help it continue to build a tool for job seekers in their quest for the ideal career pathway. zippia.com The San Mateo based company raised a Series A investment of $8.5 million led by e.ventures, with participation from existing shareholders including MHS Capital, NextView Ventures, and Correlation Ventures. This brings the startup’s total capital raised to $12 million since its founding in early 2015. Zippia, uses machine learning and data aggregation to create its ‘career map’, which helps job seekers understand career pathways like never before. Zippia’s tools provide job seekers unique resources, creating a more complete understanding of job titles and career options. I asked them a few questions over email about the site. How did you get to $1 million users is that organic growth/paid or both? 1 million visits a month is 99% organic, mostly