Curated Intel from the Talent Tech Industry
September 25-October 1, 2023:
• Vaulting over tall buildings: AI platform Betterleap grabs $13M in seed funding for VC firms;
• Recognizing human creations: Tech guru Shelly Palmer proposes a Certified Human copyright;
• Integrating more power: Gr8 People announces new generative AI capabilities for its platform;
• Repurposing people: Secondments solution ditto launches to normalize the sharing of talent;
• Greeting new investors: HR solution HiBob raises $150M in new funding to expand partnerships.
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Betterleap leverages AI to revolutionize recruitment, launches with impressive $13M in seed funding
Betterleap, an innovative startup aiming to disrupt the recruitment industry, officially announced its launch today, backed by an impressive $13 million in seed funding. The seed round saw participation from leading venture capital firms, including a16z and Peakstate Ventures, with additional contributions from Streamlined Ventures, Active Capital, Air Angels, and Stipple Capital. The San Francisco-based company says that it has built the world’s largest database of job candidates, with more than 1 billion records from various sources, such as Indeed, LinkedIn, GitHub, Stack Overflow and others. The platform also uses generative AI to provide recruiters with data-driven insights and automation, helping them discover the best candidates for their open roles and reach out to them effectively.
Certified Human – The Future of Copyright Law
As AI’s capabilities increasingly blur the lines between human originality and machine-generated derivatives, traditional copyright frameworks appear increasingly antiquated. The once-clear demarcations of ownership, originality, and rights are now mired in ambiguity. How might we rewrite today’s copyright regulations to enable a future that respects both human ingenuity and the undeniable contributions of generative AI models?
GR8 People announces new generative AI capabilities driving higher productivity and smarter experiences
GR8 People, the leading talent acquisition platform to source, attract, engage and hire every workforce type in one seamless experience, announced today its new generative AI capabilities for The Everyone Platform™ to help drive higher productivity and smarter experiences. The new solutions—GR8 AI Desktop Concierge and GR8 AI Content Generator—expand the platform’s functionality with built‑in capabilities that apply the power of generative AI to their enterprise platform. “AI breakthroughs hold the promise of reshaping the landscape of efficiency and creativity within software utilization. Our enthusiasm knows no bounds as we unveil these cutting-edge capabilities”, said Jayne Kettles, Chief Product Officer GR8 People. “Our unwavering mission is to empower recruiters to explore ways to enhance the user-friendliness of our software, and we extend an open invitation to our valued customers to embark on this journey alongside us.”
ditto launches to make talent sharing easy and cost-effective
At ditto, we’re normalising talent sharing. Why? Because organisations embracing talent sharing unlock phenomenal increases in their employee's capability, productivity, engagement and retention. ditto makes talent sharing easy. We connect companies together and simplify the set up of secondments. There’s no change to employee employment contracts, or pay, and we support them every step of the way. When you loan out talent we manage the salary reimbursement, making the whole thing highly cost effective.
HiBob Raises $150 Million For HR Services
HiBob, an Israeli startup and a unicorn that offers a human resources management technology platform, raised $150 million in new funding led by Farallon Capital, Alpha Wave Global, and existing investors. The latest raise gave the company a $2.7 billion valuation. HiBob already hit unicorn status in August 2022 with another $150 million raise. At that time the firm had a $2.4 billion valuation. “As part of our investment strategy, we are committed to expanding our ecosystem of partners,” said HiBob. “We are passionate about collaborating with others and firmly believe in the strength of great partnerships. From our technology partners to our HR consultant partners, we will deliver to our customers even greater flexibility in how they choose to implement and integrate Bob. This is central to our offering and reflects our understanding that HR leaders want to flexibly manage their organization’s HR in ways that are best suited to their unique needs.”
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