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Jibe Pitching to Investors in New York

Posted By Todd Raphael On October 26, 2012 @ 3:28 pm In News and Features | No Comments

[1]The recruiting technology startup Jibe was one of 30 companies selected to pitch to New York venture capitalists [2] November 7-8.

There were more than 300 applicants in all kinds of industries. Those selected include a new doctor’s portal, an iPad magazine, and a manicurist company that works with HR departments to fancy up nails at people’s workplaces.

Jibe started a couple years ago [3] as employee referrals and social media began to meld together. It then played up its mobile capabilities [4], particularly now as an antidote to poor smart-phone candidate experiences. Some experts, like David Martin, are quite bullish on Jibe as a tool to apply for jobs with a mobile phone [5].

AOL’s CEO Tim Armstrong, FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski, and Clear Channel’s CEO Bob Pittman will be at the New York event [6], which’ll include pitches and keynotes.


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[2] New York venture capitalists: http://www.nyvca.org/

[3] started a couple years ago: http://www.ere.net/2010/03/22/startup-leverages-networks-to-help-candidates-and-jobs-jibe/

[4] then played up its mobile capabilities: http://www.ere.net/2012/02/17/vitamins-and-sushi-jibe-in-todays-roundup/

[5] quite bullish on Jibe as a tool to apply for jobs with a mobile phone: http://www.ere.net/2012/06/29/the-mobile-recruiting-market-is-about-to-get-very-hot/

[6] event: http://www.nyvca.org/events/ingenuity-2012/

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