Roundup: HiBob Closes $150M; HireRoad acquires PeopleInsight

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HiBob raised $150 million in growth funding, just 10 months after raising a $150 million Series C round. Led by General Atlantic, the Series D takes the company’s valuation to $2.45 billion and total funding to $424 million since the company’s inception. This latest investment will support HiBob in capitalizing on its market leadership, and adding additional regional offices in the next 24 months. 

HireRoad acquired PeopleInsight, a provider of workforce analytics software that ingests, normalizes and correlates data from any HR system, helping customers to analyze data across all of their HR systems. HireRoad said the acquisition will further enhance its automated talent management platform by both adding advanced data analytics features to the core platform and allowing customers to pull in data from other third-party systems.

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Greenhouse selected smart interviewer provider as an integration partner, enabling customers to access a chat-based AI assessment tool on the Greenhouse marketplace. Sapia’s solution interviews candidates through a blind chat conversation. From written responses, its AI can assess candidate suitability. Hiring teams can achieve immediate efficiency gains, disrupting bias in the hiring process, the company said. 

Screening technology provider Global HR Research integrated its advanced background screening solution with Avionté, which offers recruiting software for staffing firms. With the integration, Avionté’s clients can accelerate talent acquisition by leveraging the link with GHRR’s employment screening solutions, employee verifications and onboarding, individually and at scale, without needing to leave the AviontéBOLD platform.

Talent development platform GrowthSpace closed a $25 million Series B round led by Zeev Ventures. The money will be used to scale operations and help meet rapidly growing demand, the company said.

Wedge announced a partnership with KarmaCheck, which uses data-driven technology to focus on accuracy, speed and efficiency in background checks. Together, the companies say, they’ll enhance hiring transparency. “Faster, easier and more transparent background checks make a complex process far more efficient for all involved,” said KarmaCheck CEO Eric Ly.

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