Overview

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Status
Talentag has been closed
Total Equity Funding
$70k in 1 Round from 3 Investors
Headquarters:
San Francisco, California
Description:
Talentag is an online service allowing users to crowdsource their social talent profile.
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Categories:
Identity Management, Employment, Recruiting, Human Resources, Apps, Career Planning
Website:
http://talentag.com
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Company Details

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Talentag as a company runs 3 online services: Talentag.com, Utopic.me & Emp.ly.

Talentag allows you to crowd-source your social talent profile. You tag your friends to tell them what they're good at or what describes them, creating a social profile for them. You also receive tags and vouches back, getting feedback from others. Your profile says, what others think of you. Talentag can be also used as a community database to find people according to tags.

Utopic.me shows the hottest topics among your friends. You can browse the most popular links, videos, music, movies & events, shared and liked by your friends. You'll have a personalized real-time view of what's trending today among people who matter to you the most. Initial content comes mostly from Facebook, with other data sources like Twitter, Youtube and others to be added shortly. Utopic was launched in March, 2011.

The company also operates Emp.ly, a a simple web app to post job ads to social networks like Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn and add rewards and incentives for people to spread the word. It's the quickest and easiest way to post vacancies on multiple networks and get stats on views, clicks and sharing.

The company is based in San Francisco, California and Tartu, Estonia.

Funding Rounds (1) - $70k

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DateAmount / RoundValuationLead InvestorInvestors
Mar, 2011$70k / Angel3

Investors (3)

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Products (3)

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  • Emp.ly is a social media recruitment tool to post job ads on social networks and add rewards and incentives for people who spread the word.
  • Talentag allows you to crowd-source your social talent profile. You tag your friends to tell them what they’re good at or what describes
  • Visual bookmarking meets content discovery. Save links for your own use. Share them with others. Discover cool content. One-click

Competitors (12)

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  • BranchOut lets people capture and share everyday moments in the workplace through photos, news and updates.
  • CareerBuilder is an online platform specialized in HR Software-as-a-Service to help companies with the recruitment process.
  • Flipboard is the world's most popular social magazine. It gives people a single place to keep up on the topics, news and events.
  • Honestly.com is an online resource for building, managing and researching professional reputation by using community-contributed reviews.
  • Hotjobs is a job search and application portal. It was originally acquired by Yahoo! in January of 2002 for $436M in Cash. The domain was
  • Identified, a big data and analytics company, pioneers a technology transforming social data from Facebook into professional intelligence.
  • Jibe provides SaaS-based recruiting technology solutions to the Global Fortune 1000.
  • Jobvite is leading the industry with the most comprehensive and analytics-driven recruiting platform.

Offices/Locations (2)

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  • Tartu Office

    Tartu, Tartumaa

    Estonia

  • Headquarters

    San Francisco, California

    United States

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