Las Vegas, NV – April 26, 2018 – UNLEASH America (formerly HR Tech World), the fastest-growing international show on the Future of Work & Technology, today announced the six finalists nominated for its UNLEASH Startup Award taking place at the UNLEASH Startup Zone on May 15-16 at the Aria Resort and Casino in Las Vegas.
“We’re thrilled to be featuring the UNLEASH Startup Zone with the most promising up and coming startups for the first time at our 2nd U.S. show in Las Vegas next month. It is a very exciting time to be in HR Tech, the number of investments and acquisitions are high and many investors are finally realizing the huge opportunity this market has”, said Anna Ott, Head of Startup Ecosystem at UNLEASH. “ We have seen an overall investment of nearly 1 billion USD being raised by the almost 200 startups who introduced themselves to the UNLEASH community over the last 6 years. UNLEASH is committed to help them along their journey as they disrupt the Future of Work and Technology.”
The UNLEASH Startup Award is sponsored by The Muse and the 5 finalists and one lucky wild card candidate will pitch their product in front of a mixed panel of delegates, investors and experts, with the winner taking home a Gold-level sponsorship package for one of UNLEASH’s next event.
This year’s Expert Jury includes IBM’s Amber Grewal, Genentech’s Nancy Vitale, The Muse’s Owen Adams, Meghan M. Biro from TalentCulture – World of Work, SocialTalent’s Johnny Campbell, Mollie Lombardi from Aptitude Research Partners, Aman Verjee, CFA from 500 Startups, 12 Geniuses’ Don MacPherson, UNLEASH America MD, China Gorman, and Chris Collins of RoboRecruiter Inc., victor of the Startup Award in London last month!
The six nominated UNLEASH Startup Award finalists chosen by the Expert Jury are:
Goodwall is one of the leading professional development platforms for students. Registered students are looking to find internships and their first entry level jobs, as well as to network with over 1+ Million other students on the platform. Goodwall delivers organisations with new, screened candidates to their inbox every month, based on its hiring needs. Its robust filtering process allows companies to focus on a few hyper relevant candidates based on their own search criteria. The student profiles on the platform are comprehensive and holistic. They include hard and soft skills, achievements, and video interviews. Registered students come from over 155 countries, showcasing diversity at its best.
Altru transforms the way companies execute on Employer Branding, through Employee-Generated video. It works with companies like Unilever, L’Oréal, and Dell to create video content through its SaaS mobile platform. Employees are nominated by TA teams to share their personal experience on what it’s like to work at the company, and create content through Altru’s mobile application.
KnowledgeFlo is a transformative four-component platform that empowers its users with the continuous FLO of information needed to outperform the competition. It re-imagined every aspect of today’s systems (learning, performance, social and decision management) to deliver a proprietary and next generation solution that easily integrates with companies’ existing tools. KnowledgeFlo’s mobile first approach gives unparalleled access to the most important data when it needs it most, anywhere, anytime.
Click Boarding is an onboarding platform that takes the stress out of employees’ first days — and beyond. The platform delivers a guided experience that removes HR burdens and minimizes employee anxiety related to any transition or internal mobility, from being a new hire, to being promoted, to changing roles or offboarding. Click Boarding bridges the gap between talent acquisition and talent management to help companies engage and retain talent.
Video My Job
VideoMyJob is a software solution that enables organizations to create, edit, share and track branded video, at scale, to better engage with employees and jobseekers. Job Ads have been left in the 90’s, Top Job Seekers are Passive, Branded Videos are costly..the world has moved to video…so they are passionate about bringing jobs to life! Video My Job is just under 2 years old, has a team of 15 passionate individuals and is already working with over 150 clients in 32 Countries.
Zyvo is reshaping the future of HR. With its award-winning and highly advanced personality and neuro-assessments, it predicts employee performance with unprecedented precision. The ‘Zyvo HR Analytics Box’ combines psychometrics, neuro-science and machine learning with your companies’ data to make predictions about revenue, retention, customer satisfaction and other business outcomes.
UNLEASH (previously HR Tech World) is the largest and fastest-growing global network on a mission to inspire and transform the Future of Work & HR Technology. Our shows in the U.S. and Europe attract the world’s leading technology providers, entrepreneurs, visionaries, disrupters and doers, including Sir Richard Branson, Arianna Huffington, Sir Ken Robinson, Rachel Botsman, Gary Vaynerchuk and many more. Our Startup Ecosystem is the biggest HR Technology community for the latest innovators and next-gen technologies that will change how we work and how work gets done. UNLEASH News keeps the conversation going year-round with provocative, engaging stories on the Future of Work & HR Technology. Find out more at www.unleashgroup.io . Follow us at #UNLEASH18