5 of our favorite companies recruiters should be watching
This week we’re doing a recap of the top 5 companies we think recruiters should be keeping an eye on. These companies are growing like crazy, with no intentions of slowing down!
London-based Perlego recently announced a £38m raise in a Series B funding round, with investors including Raine Ventures, Mediahuis Ventures and Evli Growth Partners. We predict large and immediate growth as the company plans product development and scales their team.
Learn more about Perlego here
Spot & Tango
The New York-based manufacturer Spot & Tango recently advertised a $51.75m raise, in not one but two funding rounds. Both led by Valor Equity Partners, the team have scored a cool $13.25m Series A and $38.5m Series B. The team are hiring steadily across marketing, talent acquisition, data analytics and software development, with the aim of imminent platform expansion.
Learn more about Spot & Tango here
London-based luxury retailer Me+Em recently announced a £55m raise in a Series A funding round, led by Highland Europe. The team are advertising multiple vacancies across merchandising, social media management and marketing, as they target global expansion.
Already 100+ employees strong, we predict that the fashion brand will be preparing to scale as they boost their locations, having revealed that they intend to break into the US market.
Learn more about Me+Em here
Ellevest, a New York-based financial company “built by women, for women”, are now also funded by women. The company have raised $53m in their Series B funding round, which was co-led by BMO and Contour Venture Partners, alongside an impressive list of influential female investors. In fact,90% of Ellevest’s Series B investors are women and/or underrepresented investors, contributing 68% of the total funds raised in this round. There was a long list of returning institutional investors, including Melinda French Gates’ Pivotal Ventures, Morningstar, Salesforce Ventures, PayPal Ventures, and Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America, amongst others, as well as several individual investors too.
Ellevest will use the capital to develop their capabilities and enhance their services. They also intend to provide personalized coaching and will develop a “community to help women reach their money goals and get more money in the hands of women”. Talent Ticker predicts upcoming growth across the board, as they focus on growing their outreach and building out their offerings.
Learn more about Ellevest here
This Amsterdam-based fintech recently announced the successful close of their seed round, securing €8m in funding. The round was led by Gradient Ventures, Google’s AI-focused venture fund, and was also supported by several past investors including LocalGlobe and Entrée Capital.
The company have revealed that they intend to use the funding to help drive their expansion in Europe. They also plan to launch a multicurrency platform to support these growth plans and will look to increase their presence in Germany, Southern Europe, and the Nordics specifically. Talent Ticker predicts imminent growth across the board to support Payaut’s expansion plans, as they look to scale their outreach and develop their capabilities.
Learn more about Payaut here
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