Every week we highlight new funding successes from companies bringing about change in their industries. We amplify the voice of companies delivering on tech innovation whilst also utilizing remote work, or being clear on the importance of D&I to their brand. All ingredients that talent.ai focus on when selecting the best of the last 7 days.
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CEO & Co-Founder – Babak Pahlavan
CTO & Co-Founder – Sam Naghshineh
NinjaTech AI is an artificial intelligence innovator building the next-generation virtual personal; assistant powered by AI. The company was founded by a group of ex-Meta, Google, plus other former giant tech company staff members, and is AI-first focused.
Palo Alto-based NinjaTech AI hopes to reduce the amount of time people waste on Admin tasks and increase productivity with its AI tech. The company just received $5 Million in Seed funding with participation from SRI International, Candou Ventures and more.
One of the main pillars of NinjaTech AI is driving a conversational relationship between users and computers where you can ask for help from machines in conversation, making it easier to use tech to your advantage. New funds will be used to continue the platform development, as the company prepares the move to the Beta stage.
Managing Director & Co-Founder – Philipp Noll
Managing Director & Co-Founder – Robert Göbel
Spread is an engineering intelligence company that has created a way to connect and standardise all sources of product data, to minimize time spent on non-engineering tasks and streamline production.
Spread’s flagship technology offering smart production networks can help companies cut time losses and save money, it also allows engineers to focus on their real tasks. Berlin-based Spread just received a €14.5 Million Series A round led by HV Capital, other investors also participated, including former Figma founder Dylan Field.
New funds will be used for scaling the product into new markets and expanding on the platform capabilities and reach of its engineering intelligence network. The company is sure to spread quickly as it moves to other industries.
CEO & Co-Founder – Mark Chaffey
Chairman & Co-Founder – Razvan Creanga
hackajob is a job search platform that centres around tech talent in order to match candidates with job opportunities. The company is community driven and gives tech talent the spotlight while hosting online events, and challenges to create the ultimate candidate experience.
London-based hackajob just secured a $25 Million Series B round led by American VC, Volition Capital, with participation from AXA Venture Partners and Foresight. hackajob hopes to give candidates power while providing companies with the opportunity of getting top talent.
hackajob’s new funds will be used to further the company’s new venture into the US market, furthering its efforts to become a strong name in talent acquisition for tech companies. As tech advances and changes things, it continues to struggle with talent gaps, and candidates are becoming more selective with jobs. A great candidate experience can be a game changer for recruitment at this level.
CEO & Co-Founder – Ziv Binyamini
VP Operations & Co-Founder – Gil Amid
Foretellix is an automotive tech startup that certifies and rates automated driving systems in order to guarantee the safer large-scale deployment of autonomous vehicles. Automotive certification is one of the pillars of success for autonomous vehicle technology. It allows tech developers to start selling and be able to pitch their autonomous systems as safe for the road.
While autonomous vehicle technology, like many other niches, isn’t raising in the same way as years prior, some companies are still attracting significant funding. Tel Aviv-based Foretelliz raised an impressive $43 Million Series C funding round last week led by 83North with participation from Woven Capital, alongside Nvidia and Artofin VC.
Foretellix will use the new funding to continue the development and expansion of its capabilities, especially deep tech needed to verify autonomous systems. At the same time, it will boost sales teams in order to expand into more markets.