Tokyo-based Social Recruiting, the startup that provides consultation about recruitment using social media services, announced today that it has fundraised from Japanese investment firm Global Brain. Details of the investment were not disclosed but it’s likely worth around several million US dollars.
The company was launched back in 2011 and subsequently secured a seed funding from Tokyo-based seed startup incubator Samurai Incubate. They have been serving about 400 companies and helping their recruitment activities. In terms of the size of their user base, the company has acquired more than 200,000 annual users which accounts for about one-third of all new graduates looking for jobs in Japan. ...continue reading ...
The Bridge 6/11/2014 [en]
- It seems bit strange that Global Brain invests in consulting company for recruiting, but actually the startup seems to plan developing its own recruiting media with the capital raised. Its experience in supporting corporations of actual recruiting must be great asset to launch the service.