Sora’s HR automation software raises $14M Series A

HR automation software startup Sora announced this morning that it closed a $14 million Series A round of funding. Two Sigma Ventures led the financing event, putting in $10 million, with prior investors completing the round. The round comes after Sora raised a $5.3 million seed round in July 2020. First Round and Elad Gil […]

More companies should shift to a work-from-home model

Karl Laughton Contributor Karl Laughton is president & COO of Insightly, which makes scalable CRM software that enables companies to go beyond transactions and grow lasting customer relationships. Nearly three in 10 employees (29%) would quit their job if they were told they were no longer allowed to work remotely, according to a recent survey. […]

For tech firms, the risk of not preparing for leadership changes is huge

Jason Dressel Contributor Jason Dressel is president of History Factory, which helps companies use their history and heritage to enhance and transform strategy, positioning, marketing and communication. Every week over the past three and a half years, an average of three CEOs have exited tech companies in the U.S. That tally is higher — in […]

Employment Hero gets $140M AUD Series E led by Insight Partners, grows valuation to $800M AUD

Employment Hero co-founders Ben Thompson and Dave Tong. Image Credits: Employment Hero Four months after announcing its last round, Employment Hero has closed another $140 million AUD (about $103 million USD) in funding. The Series E was led by Insight Partners, the venture capital firm known for its ScaleUp program to help tech companies accelerate […]

Canvas lands $20M so tech’s biggest companies can find diverse talent

Ben Herman and Adam Gefkovicz launched Jumpstart in 2017 with a clear mission: to make the world more equitable via a more fair and balanced hiring process. The company released its “Diversity Recruitment Platform” in July of 2018 with the aim of helping people earlier in their careers get a “jumpstart” via technology. Over the […]

Taking stock of the VC industry’s progress on diversity, equity and inclusion

Maryam Haque Contributor Bobby Franklin Contributor More posts by this contributor A new foreign investment bill will impact venture capital and the US startup ecosystem The startup community must defend merit-based immigration Let’s be clear: The venture capital industry has lacked diversity. The good news is the industry is working to improve itself. To begin […]

PayFit raises $107 million for its payroll and HR platform

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Enter new markets and embrace a distributed workforce to grow during a pandemic

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Implementing a data-driven approach to guarantee fair, equitable and transparent employee pay

Angela Loeffler Contributor Share on Twitter Angela Loeffler is Head of People at Plastiq and is a recent recipient of the Financial Technology Report’s 2020 Top 25 Women Leaders in Financial Technology. Your pay is important. It’s usually something most people don’t understand — why are we paid what we’re paid? Ultimately, this lack of […]

The need for true equity in equity compensation

Carine Schneider Contributor Share on Twitter Carine Schneider is the president of AST Private Company Solutions, Inc., a division of AST Financial. I began my career at Oracle in the mid-1980s and have since been around the proverbial block, particularly in Silicon Valley working for and with companies ranging from the Fortune 50 to global consulting companies […]