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Acquired byLinkedIn
Price$120M
Date2/2014
TermsCash and Stock

General Information

Offices

San Francisco, USA
690 5th Street
San Francisco, CA, 94107
USA

People

Vice President of Operations
VP Product
Director of Business Intelligence
Director of Product

Funding

TOTAL $20M
FUNDING TOTAL $20M
Series A, 6/2012
$6M
Series B, 9/2013
Toba Capital
Passport Capital
$14M

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Bright.com

We believe that finding the right job should be easier than splitting an atom. Steeped in data science, Bright eliminates the noise in the hiring process by efficiently connecting job seekers to their best opportunities, and employers to their top prospects. We unlock the power of artificial intelligence to identify and establish a one-to-one signal between candidates and successful outcomes. Bright is not just an innovation in online job search — it’s a mission to move the labor markets faster.

Our machine-learning algorithm, the Bright Score, examines thousands of data points to find the best fit between job seekers and job openings. By reducing time to hire, Bright is changing the way the world thinks about the hiring process.

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Sources

  1. LinkedIn Snatches Up Data Savvy Job Search Startup Bright.com For $120M, In Its Largest Acquisition To Date (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  2. Bright Unveils A Data-Driven Approach To The Job Search, Raises $6M (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  3. Armed With $14M In New Funding, Bright Wants To Take On LinkedIn With A Data-Centric Approach To Recruiting (techcrunch.com) [edit]
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