Tag: Capital

Datapeople announces $8M in raised capital as it works to make recruiting more equitable

This morning Datapeople, a startup that sells software designed to make recruiting more equitable, announced that it has raised $8 million across two funding events, including a $5 million round in mid-2020. The company, which counts Uncork Capital, NextView Ventures and First Round Capital as backers, does two things. Its initial product, what Datapeople calls […] The post Datapeople announces $8M in raised capital…

5% of organizations say they had implemented workforce transformation required to address disruption before the pandemic, SilkRoad Technology and Human...

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Payroll Provider CloudPay Raises $35 Million in Growth Capital

NEW YORK and LONDON, Aug. 04, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Leading global payroll provider CloudPay today announced it has raised $35 million in growth capital. New investor Runway Growth Capital joined existing investors Rho Ventures and Pinnacle Investment Partners to support scaling the business as the company prepares to bring new products to market. This funding comes shortly after CloudPay achieved over 30 percent growth in…

Understanding the Basics: What Is Human Capital Management Software?

This blog is part of a series explaining the technologies that help companies manage their people and money. Profound shifts are happening in the world of work. How, when, and where people work is constantly in flux.  Today’s workforce encompasses five generations, a range with different workplace needs and expectations. The workforce is also more nimble than ever before with salaried, hourly, contingent, and contract…

CoderPad Raises Growth Capital for its Technical Assessment Platform

Summit Partners announced that it has closed on a growth funding round in CoderPad, a leading platform for assessing technical skills. The new growth funding will help fuel hiring and continued expansion for the already-profitable company as CoderPad scales to meet increasing demand for remote technical interview solutions. Built by engineers, for engineers, CoderPad is on a mission to fix the technical interviewing process. The…

Human Capital is an engineering talent agency and a VC fund all in one

Michael Ovitz didn’t invent the idea of a talent agency, but one might argue that he perfected it. He founded the CAA in 1975, and grew it into the world’s leading talent agency, serving as chairman for 20 years. Now, Ovitz is investing in a brand new type of talent agency called Human Capital. Human Capital is a hybrid organization, one part VC fund,…

Sinequanon (SQN) Plans USD$25 Million Series-B Capital Raise

ZURICH–Sinequanon (SQN), the Zurich-based behavioral analytics firm, plans to raise USD$25 million in Series-B funding over the next 12 months to expand its digital products, which combine artificial intelligence, behavioral science and technology to provide a data-driven operating system for human capital management and large-scale behavior change. The privately held firm, which has regional hubs in the Czech Republic and South Africa, plans to…

Human Capital Disclosure: What to Know About the SEC’s Proposed Rule

Public companies may soon be required to complete human capital disclosures in the United States.  The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, which made the proposal in August 2019, says current disclosure requirements are outdated. Existing requirements focus on business assets but not human capital, which the SEC says needs to change. Here, we look at the proposed changes to Regulation S-K and what this…