Tech recruiting has been begging for innovation. That’s why Gild is here. Gild provides recruiting solutions that harness the power of data to liberate hiring teams from the challenges of finding developers. Using patent-pending technology, Gild evaluates the work of millions of developers so companies using Gild’s talent acquisition tools know who’s good and can target the right candidates. Launched in 2011, Gild is backed by Globespan Capital Partners and Baseline Ventures, and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.
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March 21, 2013
Gild, which brings meritocracy to tech hiring through innovative recruiting technologies, today introduced new pricing options for its flagship product, Gild Source. The new licensing options expand Gild’s customer base beyond the enterprise, to now address the needs of small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) with more moderate or occasional tech hiring demands and budgets. Read More»
February 27, 2013
Gild, which is bringing meritocracy to tech hiring through innovative recruiting technologies, announced today the completion of its Series A financing totaling $8 million. The investment is the largest Series A round in the tech hiring market, and was led by Steve Anderson of Baseline Ventures, with participation from SAP Ventures, Globespan Capital Partners, and legendary Silicon Valley investor Mark Kvamme, an original investor in LinkedIn. Read More»
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Knowledge @ Wharton Today | May 7, 2013
Peter Steiner’s famed 1993 New Yorker cartoon of two dogs at a computer — with its caption, “On the Internet, nobody knows you’re a dog” — alluded to the difficulty of determining people’s online identities, including when it comes to recruiting workers. Now, a recent New York Times story on “algorithmic hiring” — which uses big-data analytics in place of traditional “talent markers” such as academic degrees — points to a new way of finding employees in a sea of online information. Read More»
WGBH | May 3, 2013
Last summer, the San Francisco tech start-up Gild offered a job to 26-year-old Jade Dominguez. Dominguez didn’t have a college degree — and he hadn’t even applied for a job with the company. Why did Gild make him an offer? The company harnesses big data to look for the Internet’s most qualified workers, rather than relying on resumes, outdated credentials, or a human resources department. As it turns out, big data thought Dominguez was the best man for the job. Read More»
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