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THE STARTUP MARKETYOU PREPARES A ROUND OF BETWEEN €3 TO 4 MILLION.
MarketYou, the professional e-recruitment platform, prepares a capital extension of between €3 and €4 million for a 30% stake. The funding round is aimed primarily at family offices and venture capital firms specializing in the Internet sector. The platform is intended as an Infojobs’ alternative.
Funds raised will go to boost users’ network with the investment in marketing and online advertising and to facilitate the jump to other markets.
The startup recently created by the young entrepreneur Josep Viladomat bet for the development of a technology that is specified in an online test of 60 questions detailing the strengths and weaknesses of the candidate. MarketYou offers companies to choose the five candidates with the best characteristics suited to the job, previously selected by the system, with a cost for that selection of approximately €300. The company has already completed selection agreements with firms such as La Caixa, Iberdrola, Cable R, Warner Bros., among others.
The professional and managers recruitment sector moves €120 million in the world. MarketYou, has a database of 20,000 users, and plans the B2C business development by creating a Premium area where mainly will offer users training to improve those weak aspects.